04 May '12, 10am

#UNSG Ban Ki-moon urges firms to go green in run-up to @UN_Rioplus20 #futurewewant @rioplussocial

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged companies to step up their commitment to sustainability in the run-up to the Rio+20 Earth summit in Brazil next month. The UN Global Compact is hosting a Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum from 15-18 June in Rio de Janeiro, just days ahead of the of main Rio+20 Summit that will be attended by world leaders. FURTHER READING UN Peacekeepers open new fronts in war on carbon Blue chips again urge EU to prop up carbon price The Global Compact currently includes around 6,000 companies that have made a commitment to becoming more sustainable. It is now urging firms to make public commitments to improving their environmental impact that will then be promoted during the Forum. Speaking in a video address , Ban said businesses could play a key role in helping to reduce the effects of climate change and repair declining ecosys...

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