• 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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  • 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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