Carbon Neutral Competition "Show Your Footprint"

Features Carbon Neutral Olive Oil along with a description of a Carbon Neutral Competition.

Chicago, IL, March 11, 2009 --( CSE North America launched … at the Oscars with GAEA climate neutral olive oil.

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One of the most innovative clients of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE), GAEA, took advantage of the ecological character of this year’s carbon neutral Oscar Awards Ceremony. The first worldwide climate neutral olive oil, which was created in cooperation with the CSE, was one of the gifts that was given to the stars participating in this year’s Oscars. GAEA and the CSE prove once again their high level environmental consciousness and sustainability awareness.

At the same time, this event was a premiere for CSE’s first office in the United States, which was launched in Chicago. The Managing Director of CSE North America is Mr. Nick Andrews, a Sustainability specialist. CSE’s Executive Director, Nikos Avlonas, said: “Having successfully promoted sustainable development solutions in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia, CSE as the leading organization in its field is happy to announce the launch of CSE North America. Our objectives always were, and will continue to be, ones of globalizing sustainability, reconsidering existing business models and zero emissions; this is what we have been doing successfully for the past 4 years.”

In celebration of the launch of its new office in Chicago, CSE is hosting its first ever Climate Competition, “Show Your Carbon Footprint”. This initiative seeks to reward the most innovative and constructive concept for a Climate Neutral Event or Product. The winner of “Show Your Carbon Footprint” will receive complimentary services from CSE in support of developing its Carbon Neutral event. Concept proposals are now being accepted through its website Otherwise, contact Nick Andrews, Managing Director of CSE North America for further details of the initiative at

CSE offers a wide choice of comprehensive solutions for sustainable development and provides targeted support particularly in the following areas:

Sustainability Management & Reporting
Carbon Footprint Strategy and GHG measurement
Green Marketing
Performance Management
Executive Training Workshops

CSE offers its services globally and has provided specialized, tailor-made solutions to organizations such as Lloyds TSB, BP, DHL, HSBC, Lafarge (Aget Heracles), McCain, Lundbeck, GAEA, the European Investment Bank and the Dubai Government Executive Council on their journey towards sustainability.

CSE North America
Nick Andrews
773 714 5065