Indonesia BCSD (IBCSD)

  • About

    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. It was established by the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce in April 2011.


    • 17 companies.

    Shared Members with WBCSD

    • (2) Vale Indonesia, HSBC Indonesia.

  • Activities

    Building the Business Case

    • Offers a capacity-building programme for member company employees with regards to social and environmental sustainability issues.
    • Currently engaged in mapping CSR practices in Indonesia.
    • Publishes Indonesia Business cases for sustainability.
    • Hosts, round tables, meetings, conferences on sustainability issues.

    Vision 2050

    • Members of IBCSD and the Indonesia Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia) are organising the Indonesia Vision 2050 project to develop a business view of a sustainable and sustaining civilization by 2050.

  • Action2020-related Activities

    National Plan

    • Working with a South East Asia Action2020 group including Singapore, Philippians, Vietnam, Taiwan and Malaysia to launch a context specific Action2020 in late 2014.

    Climate Change

    • Offers an energy manager training programme.
    • Collaborates with the WBCSD on the GHG Protocol.
    • IBCSD’s work group on Energy Conservation is a part of the Indonesia Vision 2050 agenda and serves as a platform for IBCSD to create sustainable human livelihoods. The programme objectives are linked to the importance of the Indonesian business sector understanding and sustainably managing the country’s natural resource base. The programme consists of the following components: 1) Energy Efficiency in Buildings; 2) Energy Audit; 3) Energy Manager Training and Certification; 4) Financing the Energy Conservation; 5) Renewable Energy and Energy Mix; 6) Electrification Initiative.


    • IBCSD’s work group on Ecosystems revolves around the company needs to review and assess all the risks and opportunities in terms of the ecosystem services associated with their operations. The working group is focused on three main agendas: 1) Business Ecosystems Training (BET); 2) Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR); 3) Guide to Corporate Ecosystems Valuation (CEV).

    Redefining Value

    • IBCSD works with sustainability reporting as a tool for organisations to able to manage their sustainability impacts.

  • Government Engagement and External Collaboration

    • Working closely with national policymakers on policies relating to hazardous waste management.


  • Collaboration with Global Network Partners

    • Collaborates with Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan in the development of an Action2020 South East Asia Strategy.

Global Network Collaboration


Action2020 Engagement