Nikos Avlonas is the Founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), a global sustainability advisory and training organization based in Chicago, Brussels, and Athens, delivering services to clients in more than 20 countries.
In 2010, Nikos was distinguished as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America, an organization dedicated to promoting dependable business practices and ethics.
For the past 15 years, Nikos has conducted numerous projects for forward-thinking organizations including companies such as BP, Dell Computers, McCain Foods, DHL, Lafarge, HSBC, and the Lloyds Banking Group.
Nikos is one of the founders of the Corporate Responsibility Institute, a non-profit organization for CSR performance evaluation and benchmarking based on the Business In The Community (BITC) Corporate Responsibility (CR) Index. He has worked to help develop a CSR European Framework with relevant tools and methodologies supported by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
He is one of the authors of the book, Management Models for the Future, analyzing the topic of responsible competitiveness. He has also published numerous articles & surveys in international and local media and has been featured on CNBC, CCTV (China Central TV), and Voice of America.