• Davos Agenda 25-29. January, 2021 - Join the conversation

    Davos Agenda 25-29. January, 2021 – Join the conversation

    The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that no institution or individual alone can address the economic, environmental, social and technological challenges of our complex, interdependent world. The pandemic has accelerated systemic changes that were apparent before its inception. The fault lines that emerged in 2020 now appear as critical crossroads in 2021. The time to rebuild...
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  • The Net Zero Advisory Board for the carbon-neutral Hungarian economy was established with the involvement of renowned experts

    The Net Zero Advisory Board for the carbon-neutral Hungarian economy was established with the involvement of renowned experts

    Budapest, January 18, 2021: The Net Zero Advisory Board has been formed in a uniquely wide collaboration with renowned experts, the primary goal of which is to promote and accelerate the process by which the Hungarian economy can become carbon neutral by 2050, thus taking an important step to stop climate change. The Advisory Board...
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  • Voluntary Carbon Market Webinar - 19 January

    Voluntary Carbon Market Webinar – 19 January

    After a rather world changing year of 2020 we enter into 2021 with high expectations and hopes, some unanswered questions and a degree of trepidation. Will we finally see the completion of the Paris Agreement Rulebook with the global agreement on Article 6? What shape will the voluntary carbon markets take during the new decade?...
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  • How can we achieve the Net Zero target by 2050? Unique collaboration for a carbon-neutral economy in Hungary

    How can we achieve the Net Zero target by 2050? Unique collaboration for a carbon-neutral economy in Hungary

    Budapest, 3 December 2020  ̶  In a unique collaboration, the embassies of six countries and the Hungarian Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSDH) have teamed up with the support of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology to help accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral economy in Hungary by 2050, thus taking an important step to...
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  • Regional cooperation and action is needed – Sustainable circular food systems contribute to tackling climate change

    Regional cooperation and action is needed – Sustainable circular food systems contribute to tackling climate change

    The circular economy involves a number of tools and complex systems for making the food supply more sustainable, which is one of the most effective things we can do to tackle climate change and rebuild biodiversity. The third Circular Economy Summit, held on 26 November 2020, focused on food and biodiversity and provided a number...
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  • Race to Zero Business Ambitions Forum - 3 December 2020

    Race to Zero Business Ambitions Forum – 3 December 2020

    Businesses for Race to Zero: achieving the net zero 2050 target CEOs and Sustainability Managers, join us on 3 December at 2pm CET on MS Teams for an opportunity to hear from Race to Zero policy and business experts and to exchange on best practices for achieving your business’ 2050 net zero goals. Participation is...
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  • The Circular Economy Summit will be held on November 26th

    The Circular Economy Summit will be held on November 26th

    The Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and ING Wholesale Banking Hungary will organize this year’s Circular Economy Summit online on 26th November. In addition to presentations by renowned Dutch and Hungarian experts, concrete, innovative circular solutions and the Lean and Green project will be presented,...
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  • The Alumni Board has been formed

    The Alumni Board has been formed

    The Alumni Board of the “Future leaders” talent program was formed with the leadership of Sarolta Katona, Sustainability Manager of Budapest Airport, on November 5, at the virtual inaugural meeting. Together with this year’s graduates, the Alumni organization now has graduates from seven rounds of the program, and a total of more than 200 members....
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  • WBCSD raises the bar for sustainable business leadership

    WBCSD raises the bar for sustainable business leadership

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), together with its more than 200 global leading member companies, is raising the bar of business commitment to sustainability through the set of new criteria put forward as part of WBCSD’s membership conditions. These criteria were accepted by a strong majority of the leaders of WBCSD member...
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  • Innovation and partnership for a sustainable economy

    Innovation and partnership for a sustainable economy

    BCSDH’s recommendations for sustainable food and the biodiversity have been published “To accelerate the change, innovative collaboration is necessary among business, government, science, and education” – highlighted Mark Zwinkels in a speech at BCSDH’s Virtual Business lunch. The focus of the event’s professional program was the sustainability of food and nature. The “For a Sustainable...
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  • The “For a Sustainable Future” Award for 2020 have been awarded

    The “For a Sustainable Future” Award for 2020 have been awarded

    “For a Sustainable Future” Award 2020 – Companies and leaders for sustainability The awarding ceremony of the “For a Sustainable Future” Award was also hosted at the Virtual Business Lunch. Irén Márta, BCSDH’s president and member of the professional jury, emphasized that “Recognition is especially necessary in difficult situations. For this reason, we have decided...
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  • It is increasingly vital to involve ESG aspects into decision-making – A new Working Group has been launched

    It is increasingly vital to involve ESG aspects into decision-making – A new Working Group has been launched

    On 30 September, the first meeting of the BCSDH’s newly formed ESG Working group was held, with the participation of more than 40 company leaders. The aim of the working group is to overview and introduce existing sustainability performance indicator systems, provide strategic guidance, create recommendations to company leaders and present related successful corporate practices....
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