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    About us

    Education is the most powerful tool to transform organizations for becoming more Sustainable and have a positive impact on our planet

    Our Mission

    The Sustainability Academy is CSE’s global initiative to offer affordable specialized online education and in the field of Sustainability, Climate Change, Circular Economy and Corporate Responsibility. The Sustainability Academy is set to make a difference on this planet and we invite you to take on the journey with us!

    Our goal is to train 50,000 professionals by 2025 and make an impact on our planet!

    The Sustainability Academy aims to help Sustainability and other professionals, such as entrepreneurs and graduates update their knowledge, keep up to date with current reporting standards and legislation, global trends and best cases.

    Already, more than 25,000 learners from 90 countries including Sustainability professionals, graduates and entrepreneurs from various sectors have taken part in our certified trainings.

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    Who we are

    The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is a recognized global leader in professional Sustainability training and coaching and one of the first to recognize the growing need for advanced certified education in the field.

    CSE, as the owner and developer of the Sustainability Academy is:


    • Global Partner of  GRI (Global Reporting Initiative)
    • Certified Member of CPD
    • Certified Consultant by Accountability (For coaching Services on Sustainability)
    • CMI Recognized Training Program Provider
    • Member of PRI (Principles of Responsible Investment )


    Our Accreditions & Partnerships

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    Our Concept

    Education is the most powerful tool you can use to make a positive impact on our planet. Empowering professionals and entrepreneurs will bring more value to organizations, but also have a massive impact on the whole of society and the environment.

    This will lead to the creation of more sustainability related jobs and contribute to a better future for generations to come.

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    Benefits from the unique Certified
    Training Programs

    For professionals, entrepreneurs and graduates:

    • Professional development, new career opportunities
    • Better equipped to meet company needs in this challenging field
    • Practical and up to date knowledge in all core areas of Sustainability

    For Organizations (private and public):

    • Strong competitive advantage and better Sustainability Performance
    • Improved employee motivation and performance
    • Common understanding of managers and other stakeholders

    Benefits in numbers

    Over 45% of our certified practitioners stated that learning with our Certified Sustainability Training programs helped them get a new job or a promotion.

    Organizations with a strong learning culture outperform their peers according to a recent study (Source: High Impact Learning Culture: The 40 Best Practices for Creating an Empowered Enterprise, David Mallon, Head of Research, Bersin by Deloitte.)

    • 46% more likely to be first to market
    • 37% greater employee productivity
    • 34% better response to customer needs
    • 24% greater ability to deliver quality products
    • 58% more prepared to meet demand


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