Business for Sustainable Development (BSD)

Business for Sustainable Development (formerly known as Philippine Business for the Environment) is a non-profit organization that provides a platform for companies to work together in addressing key societal challenges that impact business.


Edgar O. Chua

Managing Director

Ricky De Castro

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In line with achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), BSD also engages with individual corporations through advisory services in sustainability reporting, strategy and roadmap, impact assessment, and project implementation. BSD has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of sustainability in the Philippines through sustainability management initiatives that have influenced both private and public sectors.

Mission: We help businesses embed sustainability into their strategy and operations and enable them to deliver positive scalable change.

Vision: We envision business playing a significant role in the sustainable development of the country.


Our organization is focused on providing assistance on Sustainability Management System which covers Supply Chain Management, Social Impact Assessment, Stakeholder Engagement, Materiality Workshops, SDG Reporting Guide, Sustainability Strategy, Insights and Research Benchmark, ESG Brand and Communications, Integrated Reporting Advisory Services and Sustainability Reporting Advisory Services.

Aside from providing assistance on these, we also promote sustainability through learning sessions. Conducting these sessions through trainings and workshops that cover Personal and Professional Development Workshop, Leadership in Sustainability Workshop, Business Communications Workshops, Content Architecture and Design Training, Sustainability 101 for Managers Workshop, GHG Management and Inventory Training and GRI Standards Certified Training Course.

BSD supports the Philippines by offering companies and businesses the opportunity to engage and belong to a sustainable community through a membership program that not only extends networking opportunities to meet other companies related to their industry but will also cater to their needs in sustainability reporting and provide exclusive member experiences like immersion trips, wellness program and discounts to trainings and events.

Lastly, beyond being our client’s sustainability partner, BSD also serves as a linkage for private sector collaboration to transpire. Advocating on Business Climate Action, Sustainable Financing, Agriculture & Biodiversity, Waste Management System, Circular Economy and Sustainable Technology.