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Who we are

Company profile

A privately-held, boutique firm specialized in Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility consulting, coaching and training.
With main offices in N.America and Europe, CSE has worldwide activities in countries such as Canada, USA, Mexico, Chile, Great Britain, Luxemburg, Austria, Greece, Cyprus, Romania, Latvia, Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Dominican Republic.

Pioneering professional development programs in Corporate Responsibility

CSE is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Green America and AA1000 to provide global trainings to Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility professionals, while it is also a GRI Certified training provider and stakeholder. We have trained and coached over 6,000 professionals from 5 continents through on-site, online and group training services in areas such as certified corporate social responsibility, carbon footprint analysis, life cycle analysis and climate change leadership.

Integrated consulting services to assist businesses and leaders bring value and impact to stakeholders

Our services and web tools are designed to assist businesses and organizational leaders to understand and meet the evolving international standards and frameworks, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Green House Gas Protocol, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), ISO 26000 guidelines and other local and international guidelines.

Our clients represent companies such as WalMart, United, Walgreens, Lloyds Banking Group, Mercedes Benz, EFG, Oracle, Shell, Baker Hughes, ZAIN, Whole Foods, North Face, Vanity Fair, World Bank, which are actively customizing their business ethics, organizational culture and priorities in alignment with Sustainable Development.

Thought Leadership

Since 2007, CSE has been raising sustainability awareness among business communities by hosting roundtables. CSE is proud to bring together thought leaders in the field, distinguished speakers from Public and Private Sectors as well as Academia in order to discuss fundamental and key Sustainability topics, acting as a melting pot for innovation. So far, CSE has hosted its round tables in New York, Atlanta, Washington, Brussels, Athens, Dubai, London, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Awards and Distinctions

Silicon Valley Community Foundation awarded CSE’s Online Sustainability Academy as Model of Corporate Responsibility.
CSE’s unique Sustainability Research featured in top American business media Forbes.
CSR Europe awarded CSE for its Sustainability Scorecard and integration project with Lloyds Banking group in 2007.
CSE President, Nikos Avlonas, was a finalist for PR News CSR Professional of the Year 2017 for his leadership and for setting new standards of excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
CSE President, Nikos Avlonas, was recognized by Trust Across America as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders In Trustworthy Business Behavior in 2010.
CSE is the bronze winner (3rd place) in the Sustainable Procurement Category at the Environmental Awards 2014.