Work Groups and Projects

Work Groups and Projects2019-10-24T15:03:36+00:00

How  BCSD Portugal companies members interact

BCSD Portugal member companies form multisectoral working groups whose mission is to create mechanisms and tools to respond to business challenges.

The topics that are being monitored at working group level are the most relevant to the fulfillment of BCSD Portugal’s mission.

There are currently 6 working groups working on the following topics: Decarbonization, Biodiversity, Value Chain, Circular Economy, Sustainable Finance and Cities

The working groups do:

  • Permanent monitoring of topics
  • Meetings with public entities
  • Participation in public consultations
  • Have a space in BCSD Portugal newsletter
  • WBCSD Material Translation
  • Annual meetings with BCSD Portugal members of the working group
  • Development of specific projects or initiatives (eg diagnostics, benchmarking / case study analysis, pilot initiatives, training, etc.)

Objective of the establishment of groups:

  • Defend the business case of business sustainability
  • Influencing debate and public policy
  • Have a collective business voice
  • Act as a radar for emerging trends and issues
  • Helping companies identify risks and opportunities
  • Allow companies to learn from each other

Other projects of BCSD Portugal

In addition to these initiatives, BCSD Portugal also promotes and manage 3 european projects from H2020 project:

  • The project Driving Investment in Energy Efficiency through Energy Savings Insurance in Europe (ESI). Learn more here 
  • The LIFE Volunteer Escapes – Volunteer with the European Solidarity Corps for Activities in Portugal with Ecological Sense é apoiado pelo Programa para o Ambiente e a Ação Climática (LIFE). Learn more here 
  • The Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE). Learn more here 
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