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About the charter

The Hungarian diversity charter was launched in October 2016. 

The Hungarian diversity charter was launched on 16 October 2016 by the Hungarian Business Leaders forum (HBLF), in partnership with mtd Consulting, and supported by the Hungarian Ministry of National Economy.


The Charter was launched with 50 signatories, comprising of multinationals, small and medium-sized businesses and non-profit organisations, including Shell Hungary, Magyar Telekom, IBM Hungary, Bosch Hungary, Legrand, Henkel, British Petrol and Vodafone Hungary.


The main objective of the Hungarian diversity charter is to reflect the diversity of Hungarian society in the workforce and to create a work environment free of discrimination.

The HBLF aims to encourage companies to integrate corporate social responsibility and the principles of sustainable development into everyday business practice. It is an association of local business executives, local representatives of international joint ventures and other influential business people in Hungary.

Since 2008, mtd Consulting has been working to make responsible employment and equal opportunities at workplaces an integral part of CSR activities of Hungarian businesses and institutions. mtd Consulting is also the organiser of the Equal Opportunities Conference, a bi-annual event which is very popular amongst diversity experts in Hungary.

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