• 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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  • 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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