• Let's start thinking the present from the future

    Let’s start thinking the present from the future

    “Executives of the world's largest companies are fundamentally questioning the former ‘corporate value / shareholder value’ business paradigm” - said Prof. Dr. René Schmidpeter at BCSDH's business lunch, which focused on climate adaptation and water. The award-giving ceremony of the “For a Sustainable Future” prize was also held at the event to recognize outstanding leaders...
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  • The “For a Sustainable Future” Prizes for 2019 have been awarded

    The “For a Sustainable Future” Prizes for 2019 have been awarded

    The award-giving ceremony of the “For a Sustainable Future” prize took place at BCSDH’s business lunch. Irén Márta, Managing Director of BCSDH and member of the professional jury, explained: “We have established this complex prize with the purpose of recognizing and disseminating to a wide audience the activities of leaders and companies in the field...
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  • IV. Hungarian Impact Day - 2019. october 14.

    IV. Hungarian Impact Day – 2019. october 14.

    We are thrilled to announce that the registration to the IV Hungarian Impact Day is now open! Investing with double purpose – is this possible? Join us for our annual conference and we will prove it to be true! This year, our event focuses on fundraising and exit options for impact investments. We have invited dozens of...
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  • What does responsible water management mean to companies?

    What does responsible water management mean to companies?

    The majority of the effects of climate change will be highly related to water, so companies need to develop climate adaptation strategies considering the continuously changing water circumstances.  – emphasized participants at the CEO roundtable discussions in May and in September that focused on Water through the Action 2020 Hungary program. BCSDH’s CEO round-table discussions...
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  • Edit Csizmadia is the new Head of Corporate Programs at BCSDH

    Edit Csizmadia is the new Head of Corporate Programs at BCSDH

    From 1st September, 2019 onwards, Edit Csizmadia will be the new Head of Corporate Programs of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH). The new project manager will be responsible for the extended duties of Zsófia Dudás Galambosné, who has just welcomed her third child and will dedicate her time to the family. Edit Csizmadia has...
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  • BCSDH’s Advisory Board has been established

    BCSDH’s Advisory Board has been established

    BCSDH’s Executive Board has decided in April to set up an Advisory Board in order to represent the increasing number of member companies more effectively, to contribute to their commitment towards the developement of the organisation’s actions. The members of the Advisory Board are active members of BCSDH and are representing a wide range of...
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  • Sixth-year “Future Leaders” are over halfway through their program

    Sixth-year “Future Leaders” are over halfway through their program

    Thirty-four young leaders have participated in five professional training days in what is the sixth year of the “Future Leaders” talent program until now. On the basis of an evaluation of ongoing satisfaction surveys, the average for this year’s professional days is higher than last year, partly due to many new developments. At the opening...
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  • Isosugar, proof spirit, and a catapult - a summary of BCSDH’s Weekend

    Isosugar, proof spirit, and a catapult – a summary of BCSDH’s Weekend

    This year’s BCSDH Weekend involved a delightful program for the 13 participating CEOs and their partners. The first day was hosted by Zoltán Reng, Managing Director, Hungrana Kft. Visitors to the factory in Szabadegyház were introduced to the wide product range and sustainability features of the company. All parts of corn are used to produce...
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  • Preparation for the domestic IPCC climate report has started – BCSDH represented the voice of companies at the working conference in Szeged

    Preparation for the domestic IPCC climate report has started – BCSDH represented the voice of companies at the working conference in Szeged

    Márta Irén, Managing Director of BCSDH represented the business sector at the Climate Change in Hungary: National Evaluation Report Scoping Work Conference in Szeged. Leading lectures were held by Diána Ürge-Vorsatz, László Z. Antal, and Tamás Gál,  followed by thought-provoking presentations on the domestic aspects of climate change from a stakeholder perspective. Irén Márta also...
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  • The Circular Economy Platform is expanding dynamically - Hungary can play a leading role in the region

    The Circular Economy Platform is expanding dynamically – Hungary can play a leading role in the region

    68 organizations and companies joined during the last 5 months Another 20 organizations and companies signed the Memorandum of Understanding of the Circular Economy Platform, extending the number of the members to 68. The Platform, founded in November 2018, was officially established as an initiative of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH),...
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  • Hungary is on the verge of a water crisis: What can companies do?

    Hungary is on the verge of a water crisis: What can companies do?

    There is no question that there will be a water crisis in the twenty-first century because its effects are already occurring in Hungary. Also, there is no question whether it will affect companies: the answer is clear: it will – Prof. Dr. András Szöllősi-Nagy pointed out at the BCSDH Business Breakfast and Action 2020 Professional...
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  • Attila Chikán Jr. re-elected as BCSDH president

    Attila Chikán Jr. re-elected as BCSDH president

    Attila Chikán Jr., CEO of ALTEO Plc., was re-elected as president by the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary’s assembly.  Budapest, February 26, 2019 – Attila Chikán Jr. was re-elected as president by the general assembly of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary. Under Mr. Chikan’s three years of leadership the number of...
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