Companies for Sustainability
BCSD Portugal is a non-profit business association that brings together more than 140 leading companies in Portugal and helps them on their journey to sustainability.
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AREAS OF WORK
BCSD Portugal's training aims to equip companies with skills and knowledge on corporate sustainability management, so that they can be leaders in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy, while building long-term value for the company.
Open to professionals and employees of companies and other organizations, whatever the sector, the training offer was designed for any stage of the journey, different levels of knowledge and maturity in terms of sustainability. Levels 0, 1 and 2 are taught entirely by the team of BCSD Portugal, while level 3 courses are delivered in partnership with experts according to the topics covered.
We have also developed, with reference partners, executive training courses in sustainability.
Companies interested in knowing the context and trends of sustainability, and in starting the process of self-diagnosis.
Companies interested in starting to integrate sustainability principles into their business and operations, for risk management and value chain optimization.
Companies that understand and integrate sustainability into their daily lives, with the ambition of leveraging its potential as a driver of strategy, innovation, and competitiveness.
The Journey to Sustainability training program can also be tailor-made for each company. With the support of its partners, BCSD Portugal helps companies diagnose their sustainability training needs or simply respond to a set of specific requests.
For more information, please contact BCSD Portugal directly.
Agenda of the
The Agenda da Sustentabilidade newsletter is a regular publication of BCSD Portugal that covers sustainability issues and includes interviews with experts, news, events and resources.
Guidelines of the
The Sustainability Guidelines newsletter is a bimonthly publication of BCSD Portugal, in partnership with PwC and VdA, which aims to share relevant knowledge on legal aspects and benchmarks to support the incorporation and management of sustainability in companies.
The Financing Sustainability newsletter is a biannual publication by BCSD Portugal, in partnership with EY and PLMJ, which monitors the evolution of the various sources of financing available to finance the transition to sustainability in companies.
The Case Study Library is a repository of case studies from BCSD Portugal member companies, reflecting the challenges and impacts on performance and business, in the following thematic areas: Value Chain, Natural Capital, Sustainable Cities, Circular Economy, Carbon Neutrality and Sustainable Finance.
CHARTER OF PRINCIPLES OF BCSDPORTUGAL
The charter brings together Portuguese companies around common sustainable development commitments for Portugal.
Its objectives are to reinforce recognized norms and practices aligned with management, ethical, social, environmental, and quality standards.
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António Pires de Lima
Chairman of BCSD Portugal and CEO of Brisa
" Collaboratively building an economy where competitiveness, environmental sustainability, and equality are truly compatible realities is the key challenge that the private and public sectors need to address in this decade."
Vice-President of the Board of BCSD Portugal and CEO Galp
"Putting sustainable development at the heart of business strategy has been one of the most significant developments of the last 20 years in leading companies. The Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD Portugal) has led this change, putting like-minded companies working together, sharing best practices and committing to improvement."
Cristina Rios de Amorim
Vice-President of the Board of Directors of BCSD Portugal and Director and Director of Sustainability of Corticeira Amorim, SGPS, S.A.
"BCSD Portugal is a reference association in the promotion of sustainability in Portugal.
Agile, dynamic and proactive, BCSD Portugal is a relevant partner at the corporate sustainability level, driving its members on this journey, while contributing to the construction of robust public policies and raising awareness in Portuguese society."
Vice-Chairman of the Board of BCSD Portugal and Vice-Chairman of Sonae
"BCSD Portugal plays a central role in the commitment to a sustainable and transformative global agenda. An agenda that bets on an idea of economic growth in total interconnection with the defence of sustainability. A complex and challenging agenda, which Sonae places at the heart of its value proposition and activity with the ambition of cooperating towards the resolution of today's biggest and most urgent environmental and social challenges. An agenda that continues to create value for companies and for the country.
BSCD Portugal amplifies this decisive fight, which is shared by an ever-widening community."
Vice-Chairman of the Board of BCSD Portugal and Executive Director of The Navigator Company
"BCSD Portugal is a reference association in promoting the contribution of the corporate sector to Sustainable Development. In this space of joint reflection, knowledge sharing and co-creation, companies actively participate in a journey of true strategic transformation, anticipating and managing environmental and social risks, creating value for their business and for society."
Vice-President of the Board of Directors of BCSD Portugal and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trivalor
Vice-President of the Board of Directors of BCSD Portugal and Executive Board Member EDP
"In a critical decade for everyone, the business sector has a decisive role in the energy transition, acting as a driver of transformation in society. BCSD Portugal is the benchmark for companies that consider protecting the planet and having a positive impact on communities as success factors, and should be promoted by appropriate partnerships, public policies and legislation."
Vice-President of the Board of BCSD Portugal and CEO of Adega Maior - Nabeiro Group
"With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as its guiding principle, BCSD Portugal brings together companies, innovators and activists dedicated to shaping, building and democratizing a fairer and more inclusive future, making available to them a collaborative and formative platform with a view to innovating for sustainability and accelerating a regenerative and imperative transformation of society."
Being part of BCSD Portugal is an opportunity to anticipate the future and
position the company at the forefront of developing sustainable
solutions to meet society's challenges.