Hosted by the UN Global Compact, in cooperation with the Rio+20 Secretariat, the UN System and the Global Compact Local Network Brazil, the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Innovation and Collaboration for the Future We Want (15-18 June 2012) seeks to bring greater scale and quality to corporate sustainability practices, as a critical contribution to sustainable development. As a showcase for innovation and collaboration, the Forum is designed to be a launching ground for widespread action. With more than 2,500 participants in attendance, the Forum features over 100 sessions focused on six themes central to the Rio+20 agenda: Energy & Climate, Water & Ecosystems, Agriculture & Food, Social Development, Urbanization & Cities, and Economics & Finance. www.compact4rio.org
RELEASES FROM THIS CAMPAIGN
(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro – June 18, 2012 - The final compilation of voluntary private sector commitments to the Rio+20 process, announced today at the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, surged to 200 and covers areas ranging from low- or no-carbon footprints to re-forestation, business plans for subsistence farmers and renewal of clean, fresh water sources.
(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – June 18, 2012 – A role for the international business community in identifying and promoting a new set of global goals was endorsed this evening at the Rio+20-aligned private sector forum, and will be forwarded this week to the UN and Heads of State.
(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro – June 18, 2012 - A core group of five stock exchanges – NASDAQ OMX, BM&FBOVESPA, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) and The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) – today announced a commitment to promote long-term, sustainable investment in their markets.
(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro – June 18, 2012 - The following announcements were made today during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum. Sustainable Stock Exchange 2012 Dialogues9:00 AM – 3:30 PM