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About Us



Business Council for Sustainable Development Turkey (BCSD Turkey) was founded under the leadership of 13 private sector entities. Thecouncil accepts only corporate membership. 

BCSD Turkey is the local network and partner of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in Turkey, and it is in a strong cooperation with its parent organization. The Council shares knowledge on sustainability with its members and stakeholders through the activities of its working groups. 


World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Our Mission

As an advocacy-based think tank, our mission is

  • to contribute to policy development, and
  • to increase the competitiveness of the business world,

through an approach of sustainable development. This approach is based on the increase of economic growth and social welfare with the sustainable management of resources.

Our Objectives

  • Increasing the awareness of the business world and the public on the concept of sustainable development;
  • Inciting the increase of good practices which would set examples, and promoting them;
  • Contributing to policy development on sustainability;
  • Developing appropriate tools and channels for the promotion of sustainable development.

Vision2050 Summary

Vision2050 Comprehensive

BCSD Turkey is an outstanding platform focused on sustainability. Its member companies learn from each other, and they also inspire good practices. The members of the Council produce value together. On this platform, businesses are in contact and they interact with strong partners. Owing to the international character of the Council, the members benefit from both global and national developments and accumulation of knowledge about sustainability. Through the expertise they obtain, they gain momentum in their own journeys of sustainability..

We contribute to sustainable development

Our aim is to achieve the transition to a sustainable world, and to that end, we cooperate with companies from different industries and sectors.

We create value for our members

We prepare our members for a world where more sustainable companies are more successful.

We are influential

We provide the most effective platform with the purpose of creating the influence the world needs and the value our members deserve.


Board of Directors

Ebru Dildar Edin

Garanti BBVA

Ediz Günsel

Vice Chair

Duygu Yılmaz


Can Çaka

Anadolu Efes

Barış Kökoğlu

Borusan Holding

Çağlar Göğüş

Doğan Holding

Hakan Timur

H.Ö. Sabancı Holding

Gökhan Sarı


Ahmet Erdem

Shell Türkiye

Aybala Şimşek


Mete Buyurgan


Ece Börü

Industrial Development Bank of Turkey

Oğuzcan Bülbül

Substitute Member
Abdi İbrahim

Devrim Çubukçu

Substitute Member
Eczacıbaşı Holding

Volkan Ural

Substitute Member
Kibar Holding

Ayça Turgay

Substitute Member

Ebru Şenel Erim

Substitute Member

Satı Balcı

Substitute Member
Türkiye Kalkınma ve Yatırım Bankası

BCSD Turkey Team

Konca Çalkıvik

Executive Director

Münevver Bayhan

Projects Manager

Buse Gürçay

Executive Assistant

Günsu Çakmak

Communication Officer

Melis Cengizhan

Senior Expert

Şeyda Dağdeviren Hill

Project Executive 

İrem Şirin

Assistant Specialist

Prominent Projects