• 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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  • Sustainability reporting GRI Certified 16-hour Training in Budapest- September

    Sustainability reporting GRI Certified 16-hour Training in Budapest- 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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  • 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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  • 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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