• The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics has been adopted

    The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics has been adopted

    The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted 16th January 2018, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe. There is a strong business case for transforming the way products...
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  • Irén Márta represented the BCSDH at the One Planet Summit

    Irén Márta represented the BCSDH at the One Planet Summit

    It is a great honour for our organisation that, besides President János Áder, the BCSDH was the other invitee from Hungary to attend the One Planet Summit in Paris on 12 December, 2017. On 12 December 2017, two years to the day after the historic Paris Agreement was concluded, the One Planet Summit brought together...
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  • New Head of the BCSDH’s Future Leaders Program

    New Head of the BCSDH’s Future Leaders Program

    Zita Szederkényi will take up the position of head of the Future Leaders program at the Business Council for Sustainable Development Hungary (BCSDH) from January 2018. Zita has been playing an active role in BCSDH’s “Future Leaders” talent program for some years. Since November 2014 she has been working in the corporate relationship department of...
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  • Thirty-one apple trees for a business lunch?

    Thirty-one apple trees for a business lunch?

    With the help of an unusual form of multi-actor collaboration, the Business Council for Sustainable Development Hungary (BCSDH), which acts to gather responsible business executives together, will neutralize the CO2 emissions of its jubilee business lunch by planting thirty-one heritage Hungarian apple trees. The BCSDH, whose 80 affiliates produce 30% of national GDP and employ...
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  • Gábor Földvári wins the BCSDH Future Leaders Talent Program’s scholarship

    Gábor Földvári wins the BCSDH Future Leaders Talent Program’s scholarship

    On 24 November, a professional jury auditioned six university students’ applications at the E.ON headquarters in Budapest for the latest round of The Future Leaders Talent Program, which was started by the Business Council for Sustainable Development Hungary (BCSDH). The 2018 scholarship was unanimously awarded to Gábor Földvári, who is presently doing an M.Sc. in Finance...
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  • COP23 – WBCSD news from Bonn

    COP23 – WBCSD news from Bonn

    Decision-makers gathered in Bonn, Germany in early November for the COP23 climate conference. Through the WBCSD, over 70 companies and 200 participants were able to attend the world-renowned event. The key takeaway for business is that companies are now formally invited to provide input into the climate negotiations through reports, dialogue and analyses. WBCSD looks...
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  • Corporations Advance the Cause of Sustainability - BCSDH Survey 2017

    Corporations Advance the Cause of Sustainability – BCSDH Survey 2017

    Eighty percent of leading companies already have or are presently developing a carbon reduction strategy According to 81% of respondents, environmental responsibility is one of the most important and most practical areas in which the long-term sustainability of corporations can be demonstrated – as revealed in the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary’s (BCSDH)...
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  • Irén Márta has become the Embassador of Sustainability

    Irén Márta has become the Embassador of Sustainability

    At the same time with the Piac és Profit Hungarian Sustainability Summit, every second year next to the Business Ethics Prize, one person is honoured to be the current year’s ’Embassador of Sustainability’. This year Irén Márta, the managing director of our organisation was awarded with the prize, as a recognition to her outstanding professional...
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  • KPMG Business breakfast on sustainability reporting practices - BCSDH panel discussion - 23 November

    KPMG Business breakfast on sustainability reporting practices – BCSDH panel discussion – 23 November

    We kindly invite you to our business breakfast on International Corporate Responsibility (CR) Reporting practices. At the event, we will present the findings of our recent international survey, The Road Ahead: The KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2017. Conducted in the summer of 2017, our professionals analyzed the annual financial reports, corporate responsibility...
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  • People: the key to the future - The first For a Sustainable Future Prizes are presented

    People: the key to the future – The first For a Sustainable Future Prizes are presented

    The jubilee business lunch of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) - celebrating its 10th anniversary - hosted the award ceremony of the newly founded For a Sustainable Future Prize, and a presentation of recommendations that pave the way for the business sector to move towards a more sustainable labour market. This is...
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  • Irén Márta was the final presentator of SUSCO Budapest 2017

    Irén Márta was the final presentator of SUSCO Budapest 2017

    The Antal József Knowledge Centre hold the SUSCO Budapest 2017 – „The Global Energy Landscape”- national conference about sustainable development for the fourth time. Irén Márta, General Manager of our organization was asked to present the final, summing speech after the workshops and presentations. The event focused on the energy supply of our future and...
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  • Women and Science  - in education, research and business - Conference - 26-27 October

    Women and Science – in education, research and business – Conference – 26-27 October

    Women and Science  -in education, research and business – Conference   This conference, organized by the French Institute and its partners, addresses three major issues impacting the equal participation of women in scientific research and decision-making: equality of access to sciences in universities; access to research financing; and research and innovation in the business world....
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