The Firm ties up with Centre for Sustainability and Excellence

Business Monday 27/March/2017 17:29 PM
By: Times News Service
The Firm ties up with Centre for Sustainability and Excellence

Muscat: The Firm for Business and Economic Consulting is now an affiliate of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE).
CSE is a global boutique firm specialising in sustainability (CSR) consulting and training in the Mena (Middle East and North Africa), Europe and North America regions.
CSE assists clients in achieving excellence by integrating sustainability principles into their culture, products and services. Its services include sustainability strategies and reporting, external verifications and assurance of sustainability reports, SROI reporting and stakeholder engagements, carbon reduction strategies and product life cycle assessments. CSE is also known for its global Certified Sustainability Practitioner Programme, where more than 5,000 professionals have been accredited.
The Founder and President of CSE is Nikos Avlonas, who has extensive experience in sustainability, corporate social responsibility and governance, business ethics and performance management strategies. Avlonas was declared one of the "top 100 thought leaders in trustworthy business behaviour” by Trust Across America, an organisation dedicated to promoting trustworthy business behaviour. He is also an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University in Chicago, United States.
On the affiliation agreement, Avlonas said, “We are happy to collaborate with The Firm for business and economic consulting in Oman and being able to make a positive impact through our advanced services in the field of corporate responsibility and our training programmes.''
Munther Al Busaidi, partner at The Firm for business and economic consulting, said, “This affiliation should enhance the company’s position on sustainability. We look forward to working with the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE).”
The Firm is an Omani company that specialises in business and economic consulting and providing educational resources to companies and individuals in these fields. It recently held a ‘finance for non-finance’ workshop at the Knowledge Oasis Muscat and was attended by students and professionals from all sectors.