• 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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  • Virtual tour to the World Horti Center co-organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Virtual tour to the World Horti Center co-organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    As part of the Action2020 Hungary Food and Nature program the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands organized a unique digital, live-guided tour to the World Horti Center (WHC) on 9 July, 2020. The WHC is the knowledge and innovation center for international greenhouse...
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  • Will we take the opportunity? – ‘Race to Zero Carbon’ – What can companies do?

    Will we take the opportunity? – ‘Race to Zero Carbon’ – What can companies do?

    At the online ‘Race to Zero Carbon’ event held on 2 July, leading domestic companies from several industries demonstrated their good examples and commitments, thereby encouraging domestic companies to make similar ambitious commitments towards a carbon-neutral economy. The purpose of the event, organized by the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH), the British...
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  • "Race to Zero Carbon” – 2 July 2020. – What can business do about climate change?

    “Race to Zero Carbon” – 2 July 2020. – What can business do about climate change?

    Commitments and actions to reduce carbon emission At the online “Race to Zero Carbon” event, BCSDH, the British Embassy, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Embassy of Germany are urging domestic companies to commit to a faster and more ambitious GHG emission reductions and to announce their commitments reducing the impacts...
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  • Switching from a linear to a circular economy - the Circular webinar series begins

    Switching from a linear to a circular economy – the Circular webinar series begins

    The Circular Economy Platform is offering a three-part webinar series for free to its members and to BCSDH’s member companies. Participants will be introduced to the theoretical and practical foundations of the circular economy and its legal framework from recognized professionals. Furthermore, they can learn about the latest circular business models and product design processes...
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  • SOS 1.5: A new roadmap to action business commitments to deliver net-zero emissions

    SOS 1.5: A new roadmap to action business commitments to deliver net-zero emissions

    Today on World Environment Day, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its new climate action roadmap to help companies reach net-zero carbon emissions before 2050. Geneva, 5 June 2020: SOS 1.5: The road to a resilient, zero-carbon carbon future provides companies with a step-by-step framework and key actions to start and advance their journey to net-zero...
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  • Implementing sustainable supply chains has never been more important - the focus of Action2020 CEO roundtables was Food and Nature

    Implementing sustainable supply chains has never been more important – the focus of Action2020 CEO roundtables was Food and Nature

    Creating sustainable food systems is the key to maintaining the health of people and planet. The current system of industrial food and agricultural production is unsustainable, so changes both in mentality and in methods are necessary. The pandemic has highlighted the importance and vulnerability of these systems, and many steps must be taken to make...
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  • Hungary adopts new climate law to reach net-zero targets by 2050

    Hungary adopts new climate law to reach net-zero targets by 2050

    The Hungarian Parliament passed a new law that confirms climate-neutrality by 2050 as a legally binding obligation. The adopted legislation demonstrates Hungary’s commitment to tackle climate change in line with the European Commission’s long-term climate objectives, according to the Ministry of Innovation and Technology. Although the new act contains forward-looking elements, it has been criticised...
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  • Building business resilience: How collective leadership will reverse nature loss

    Building business resilience: How collective leadership will reverse nature loss

    Organized by World Economic Forum, WBCSD, ICC, UN Global Compact, IUCN, Business for Nature Monday 15 June 2020 Virtual event at:  7.00-8.00am New York (EDT) |  1.00-2.00pm Geneva (CEST) |  7.00-8.00pm Beijing (CST) REGISTER NOW Event sub-titles provided in: English, Español, Français, Português, 普通话 How resilient is your business? Join this first major global leadership event...
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  • What is the business sector's response to the COVID-19 crisis? - "Future leaders" Alumni Virtual Meeting

    What is the business sector’s response to the COVID-19 crisis? – “Future leaders” Alumni Virtual Meeting

    How is the business sector responding to the COVID-19 crisis? What will the return to the “new normal” be like? How can we take care of the mental well-being of ourselves and our colleagues during the pandemic? We sought answers to these questions at this year’s first alumni meeting of the “Future leaders” talent program,...
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