On July 9, a virtual delegation of thirty Hungarian representatives of the Hungarian Business Council for Sustainable Development and its associates visited the World Horti Center in the Netherlands. The visit focused on the practical implementation of the “triple helix” in the Netherlands, as well as how the World Horti Center contributes to sustainability in the horticulture sector, both domestically and outside of the Netherlands and how students of all levels are involved in the joint work towards finding solutions to the challenges of the future.
The Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) is a CEO-led nonprofit organization in Hungary of 94 forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the business community to create a sustainable future for business, society, and the environment. These companies represent the 30% of the Hungarian GDP, and employ more than 400 thousand people. BCSDH is the national partner organization of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Under the umbrella of its Action2020 program, BCSDH focuses on the following topics such as Climate Change, Food&Nature, Water, Sustainable Lifestyle-Circular Economy, Employment. As part of BCSDH’s Action2020 Hungary Food and Nature program, which focuses on the themes like Climate Change, Food&Nature, Water, Sustainable Lifestyle-Circular Economy and Employment, BCSDH and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Budapest organized a unique virtual, live-guided tour to the to an important hub of Dutch horticultural-innovation, the World Horti Center, on 9 July for the members of BCSDH and associated contacts.