• The Circular Economy Platform Hungary has entered into partnership with the Holland Circular Hotspot

    The Circular Economy Platform Hungary has entered into partnership with the Holland Circular Hotspot

    On November 28, 2019, a declaration of cooperation between the Hungarian Circular Economy Platform and the Holland Circular Hotspot was solemnly signed at the first Circular Economy Summit. The Circular Economy Platform, which was established as an initiative of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH), the Embassy of the Kingdom of the...
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  • Celebrate with us the 70th birthday of the SOS Children Villages!

    Celebrate with us the 70th birthday of the SOS Children Villages!

    We kindly invite you to the celebration event of the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the SOS Children Villages. This event could not have been organised without the help of the Austrian Embassy, the Austrian-Hungarian Business Council, the German-Hungarian Industrial and Commercial Chamber and the Budapest Marriott Hotel. The SOS Children Villages, founded in...
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  • Business networks in 24 countries pledge immediate action to halt the deterioration of Nature and the loss of biodiversity - BCSDH is among the signatories

    Business networks in 24 countries pledge immediate action to halt the deterioration of Nature and the loss of biodiversity – BCSDH is among the signatories

    Lisbon, 15 October 2019 – During the annual Council Meeting of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), 24 CEO-led business organizations, and Global Network partners of WBCSD, representing about 2,000 companies, have launched the Lisbon Declaration, a joint initiative to support business action and commitment at scale towards addressing the challenges biodiversity faces...
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  • 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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  • There is now a real need for responsible company leaders - The participants of the sixth year of the ‘Future Leaders’ Talent Program have received their certificates

    There is now a real need for responsible company leaders – The participants of the sixth year of the ‘Future Leaders’ Talent Program have received their certificates

    At the BCSDH Business Lunch the participants of the sixth year of the ‘Future Leaders’ Talent Program received their certificates.  The Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary’s (BCSDH) ‘Future Leaders’ Talent Program is unique in Europe, and including this year’s 33 participants over 170 young leaders have now completed the program in the six...
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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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