Croatia BCSD

Marinko Došen

Managing Director
Mirjana Matesic

Background information
The Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development (HR BCSD), an independent non-profit institution formed in 1997 by 18 founding members. Among the 43 current members, 25 are from the industrial sector, others are representatives of big service industries including tourism, banking and utilities, small businesses, consulting agencies, expert institutions, one institution from Slovenia as well as one environmental NGO, one media representative, two private business schools and three honored members, private persons

Projects, Education, Seminars, Workshops

  • Non-financial reporting – providing expert assistance in developing a non-financial report as well as a compliance certificate with a specific category of standards
  • Diversity Charter Croatia - over 50 signatories. Carrier of website with policies, tools, good practices;
  • SDG Masterclasses – in house trainings for companies;
  • Conferences on CSR, under the auspices by the President of the Republic and all relevant Institutions (200 participants). As a part of the conference, the professional scientific papers are presented at the conference and published in the Proceedings of the papers;
  • CSR Index – in partnership with Croatian Chamber of Economy running on project to rank companies based on their non-financial impact;
  • Promotion of Sustainable Development through quarterly edition “Business and Sustainability”;
  • EU funded project “Pact 4 Youth” - Creating a National Action Plan;
  • EU funded project “ CSR Award Scheme”
  • EU funded project “Development of CSR network in Croatia” – carrier of website;
  • Director of Croatian BCSD as an expert are nominated in the many working groups, councils and juries;
  • Educational seminars on CSR practices for business;
  • Provide input to the environmental legislation throughout the business sector;

Building productive partnerships with other business organizations, with NGOs, experts and academia towards sustainable development;


Email: Mirjana Matesic, Managing Director

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