Indonesia BCSD

The Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) is a CEO-led association of companies operating in Indonesia, that share a commitment to promoting sustainable development through sustainable economic growth, ecological balance and social progress.


Sihol P. Aritonang

Executive Director

Indah Budiani

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Its establishment was initiated by the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce in April 2011, IBCSD’s concept of sustainable development lies on the premises where sustainable development does not merely make sense but also makes good business sense. As part of WBCSD’s Global Network, in many ways, IBCSD’s program and activities mirror the WBCSD’s programs that are replicable but at the same time provide room for policy or concept alteration to best respond to Indonesia’s unique challenges.

Vision: Provide business leadership as a catalyst for change towards sustainable development- Support the business license to operate, innovate and grow in a world increasingly shaped by sustainable development issues.


  • Business Leadership: Be the leading business advocate on issues connected with the environment & sustainable development in Indonesia
  • Policy: Participate in policy development in order to create a framework that allows business to contribute in sustainable development
  • Best practices: Show progress in environmental and resources management in business & practices leading among the members


As a business association, IBCSD represents the voice of business in shaping the sustainability landscape in Indonesia. The IBCSD has a strategic function in actively participating in policy dialogue for sustainable development, building stakeholder capacity, and initiating and piloting projects and research to accelerate the integration of sustainability in business. The IBCSD’s focus areas align with the WBCSD framework, including:

  • Food and Nature
  • People
  • Climate and energy
  • Circular economy
  • Redefining value
  • Sustainable city and community