• 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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  • 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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