• Hybrid corn, and consecrated mineral well water – report from the BCSDH Weekend

    Hybrid corn, and consecrated mineral well water – report from the BCSDH Weekend

    This year’s BCSDH Weekend was a delightful program for the 15 participating CEOs and their partners. One of the hosts of the event was Matthew Pickard, CEO of Syngenta. The company’s factory in Mezőtúr processes and packages drought-tolerant hybrid seeds produced in the area, which also result in a fourfold yield. The visit also gave...
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  • Sustainability reporting GRI Certified 16-hour Training in Budapest- 13-14 September

    Sustainability reporting GRI Certified 16-hour Training in Budapest- 13-14 September

    The two-day “The GRI Standards” training is for organisation/individuals who either start reporting in line with GRI now, or have been using the previous guidelines but wish to have a comprehensive introduction to the new set of standards. The course will give a detailed introduction to the new generation of GRI Standards and to Sustainability...
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  • THE ENERGY SECTOR IS NOT FOR GUYS ONLY!  CALL FOR APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 2 June, 2018

    THE ENERGY SECTOR IS NOT FOR GUYS ONLY! CALL FOR APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 2 June, 2018

    Women in Energy Association’s call for application to the next semester of their mentoring program Be part of shaping the future! Start your carrier in the energy sector! Join WONY’s mentoring program and we will help you get acquainted with this exciting sector and assist you to improve your job opportunities. Are you of the...
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  • BCSDH urges regional and corporate cooperation

    BCSDH urges regional and corporate cooperation

    “The circular economy is the business model of the future” – said Jacqueline Cramer on April 25, 2018 at the BCSDH Business breakfast and Action 2020 Forum, which was focused on promoting sustainable lifestyles and, more specifically, the circular economy.    Professor Jacqueline Cramer, circular economy ambassador of the district of Amsterdam and former Dutch...
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  • Member companies of BCSDH are committed to the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs)

    Member companies of BCSDH are committed to the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs)

    The Sustainable Development Goals have become a focus of the annual general assembly of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Hungary (BCSDH), which this year was hosted at MAVIR’s headquarters. Based on BCSDH’s survey, 70% of the companies we consulted have already committed to one or more of the SDGs.
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  • WBCSD report from Davos

    WBCSD report from Davos

    The World Economic Forum was held in Davos on 23-26 January 2018, bringing together a unique mix of political, civil-society, academic, media and business leaders to discuss the state of the world. This year's theme- 'Creating a shared future in a fractured world'- drew a clear picture of increased prominence for collaboration, openness and system-wide...
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  • New participation record for the BCSDH Future Leaders Talent Program

    New participation record for the BCSDH Future Leaders Talent Program

    With the participation of 37 talented young leaders, the fifth year of the BCSDH’s Future Leaders Talent Program has begun, and was officially inaugurated on January 18th. The outstanding success of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Hungary (BCSDH), which is based on the World Business Council’s international program, is proven by the knowledge that...
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  • 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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