14 Nov '11, 10am

Mining and metals: fundamental to the green economy: ICMM has made a submission to the Zero Draft document of t...

(Justmeans.com / CSR News) - ICMM has made a submission to the Zero Draft document of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) being held in June 2012 in Brazil. World leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro to secure renewed political commitment for the global sustainability agenda and transition to the green economy. Participants will assess progress to date, identify gaps and address new and emerging challenges. In its submission, ICMM highlights the importance of mining and metals to the green economy. The conference will mark the ten-year anniversary of the Rio+10 Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, where the role of mining and metals in sustainable development was explicitly recognized for the first time. In addition, ICMM contributed to the submission made by the Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD), which outlines...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/press-releases/Mining-and-metals...

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