• There is now a real need for responsible, forward-thinking company leaders" – the 6th year of the Future Leaders Talent Program has begun

    There is now a real need for responsible, forward-thinking company leaders” – the 6th year of the Future Leaders Talent Program has begun

    The 6th year of BCSDH’s “Future Leaders” Talent Program has been launched with the participation of 35 talented young leaders, the opening ceremony was held on 15 January, in Budapest. The purpose of the Business Council for Sustainable Development  in Hungary’s (BCSDH) unique program – based on the World Business Council’s international program- is to...
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  • 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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  • BCSDH is also participating in the establishment of the National Climate Assessment

    BCSDH is also participating in the establishment of the National Climate Assessment

    The Ministry for Innovation and Technology is establishing a national report on climate change as an overview and as a form of decision-making support. As the first step in preparing the report, an open conference was held on 28 November, 2018, with the purpose of informing stakeholders about the concepts related to the assessment, identifying...
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  • Companies are ready to take action to reduce their carbon emissions

    Companies are ready to take action to reduce their carbon emissions

    The Paris Agreement and IPCC 1.5 report: are we on track? – is the title of an event organized by the French Embassy in Hungary, the French Institute in Budapest, the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary, Climate Reality Europe, and the Hungarian Embassy in Poland, which will be held in Katowice on 3-14 December...
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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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