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3 questions for business leaders from Rio+20: Two business-focused events at the Rio+20 Summit brought up a slew...

3 questions for business leaders from Rio+20: Two business-focused events at the Rio+20 Summit brought up a slew...

Business and world leaders have a responsibility to contribute to sustainable development, as do each of us as individuals, but how can the business community in particular enhance its contribution? Against a backdrop of the Rio+20 Summit , its hundreds of side events and Rio de Janeiro's trademark samba music and beaches, I attended two events this week that helped to paint a clearer picture of the role businesses can play. The Corporate Sustainability Forum (CSF), a three-day event organized by the UN Global Compact , and the Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) Business Day , however, also brought to mind three questions that, aside from keeping me up at night, I will pose to business leaders worldwide. • How can we create more regenerative business models that are resource positive? • How can companies engage more with governments and in public policy deb...

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