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Australian Businesses Driving Sustainability

The Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia) is the national peak body representing forward-thinking companies and organisations that are working towards the transition to a sustainable Australia. Our mission is to accelerate this transition by making sustainable business more successful.

We are the Australian partner of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Previously known as Sustainable Business Australia, our members come from all sectors and industries, representing more than 150,000 employees across Australia.


Our members believe that by integrating social and environmental impacts with financial results, business lowers its risk profile, makes better decisions and creates the solutions needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. 


  • A conversation with IKEA Australia and Woolworths Group on their refugee workforce inclusion program
    21 June, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST
    Online Event
    Join Community Corporate in conversation with IKEA, Woolworths, and the University of Sydney Business School for an online panel discussion to explore the evolution of refugee workforce pilot initiatives to become permanent pillars of recruitment in both companies.
  • Reporting on Human Rights with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards 2021 module
    06 June, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm AWST
    Perth, Perth WA, Australia
    This course provides an in-depth overview and analysis of how to report on human rights with the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.

View other upcoming events here

Our Work

We advocate for sustainable policy in Australia, represent our members on the global stage and partner with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organisations to deliver on our six key work programs: Cities & Mobility, Energy and Climate Change; Food & Nature; Redefining Value; People & Society; and Circular Economy.