• The Circular Economy Platform has been established in Hungary

    The Circular Economy Platform has been established in Hungary

    On 29 November, 2018 the Circular Economy Platform was officially established in Hungary as an initiative of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH), the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology. The establishment of the Circular Economy Platform took place at a solemn ceremony where...
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  • Invitation - The Paris Agreement vs the IPCC 1.5 report - are we on track? - 27 November 2018

    Invitation – The Paris Agreement vs the IPCC 1.5 report – are we on track? – 27 November 2018

    The Embassy of France, the Budapest French Institute, the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary, the Climate Reality Project Europe and the Embassy of Poland would like to cordially invite you to attend our conference to be held on November 27, 2018 in Budapest as an official preparatory event of the COP24 in Katowice, Poland....
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  • Invitation - Sustainable Transitions in Business Conference - 29 November 2018

    Invitation – Sustainable Transitions in Business Conference – 29 November 2018

    The Business Council For Sustainable Development in Hungary, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the ING Bank N. V. Hungary, we cordially invite you to the Sustainable Transitions in Business Conference. As published recently by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), urgent and farreaching action must be taken by governments, corporations and society in order...
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  • The “For a Sustainable Future” Prizes have been awarded

    The “For a Sustainable Future” Prizes have been awarded

    “We would like to recognize the outstanding activities of leaders and companies in the field of sustainability”- said Irén Márta Managing Deirector  of BCSDH at the award-giving ceremony of the “For a Sustainable Future” prize on BCSDH’s business lunch.   18 October, 2018, Budapest – The Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH), which embraces...
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  • Time is pressing – new business models are necessary

    Time is pressing – new business models are necessary

    “Leaders have a primary responsibility to ensure sustainable value creation in an era of major change”- said Doreswamy Nandkishore (‘Nandu’) at BCSDH’s business lunch which focused on sustainable lifestyles. The award-giving ceremony of the “For a Sustainable Future” prize was also held at the event to recognize outstanding leaders and business solutions.  18 October, 2018,...
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  • We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

    We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN

    Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments  Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5°C compared to 2°C...
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  • Companies can play an important role in promoting the uptake of sustainable lifestyles

    Companies can play an important role in promoting the uptake of sustainable lifestyles

    By shaping the demand and supply of sustainable products and services, companies can do a lot to promote sustainable lifestyles more widely  – emphasized participants at the CEO round table discussions in June and in early September that focused on Sustainable Lifestyles through the Action 2020 Hungary program. BCSDH’s CEO round-table discussions were held in...
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  • BUDAPEST ENERGY SUMMIT - 3-6th December 2018

    BUDAPEST ENERGY SUMMIT – 3-6th December 2018

    Budapest Energy Summit will be organized on the 3-6th of December 2018 at Budapest, Hungary.  BEST2018 includes the CLEAN ENERY Forum, the INNOVATION Hub and also the first WOMEN in ENERGY Conference.   Date: 3-4-5-6 December, 2018 (Monday-Thursday) Venue: Hotel Marriott Budapest   Some confirmed speakers of the summit: Maros Sefcovic, Vice President, European Commission Péter...
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  • Irén Márta, Managing Director of BCSDH, has been awarded a Pro Facultate Prize

    Irén Márta, Managing Director of BCSDH, has been awarded a Pro Facultate Prize

    Irén Márta, Managing Director of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) received this year’s PRO FACULTATE Prize from Corvinus University’s Faculty of Business Administration during the faculty graduation ceremony on 25 July, 2018.
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  • The Voluntary National Review of Hungary on the Sustainable Development Goals has been conducted with the assistance of BCSDH

    The Voluntary National Review of Hungary on the Sustainable Development Goals has been conducted with the assistance of BCSDH

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade invited the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) to assist as a professional partner in conducting the business chapter of the Voluntary National Review. The Business Council has conducted a survey among it’s member companies, and in addition, it has involved 8 partner organization to ensure...
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  • 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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