Video: The business view of Rio+20

June 25, 2012 by  
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A view of Rio+20 through the eyes of business and thought leaders: why they attended, what they learned, and what they saw as the opportunity for business coming out of Rio+20.

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How businesses are banking on natural capital

June 22, 2012 by  
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Preserving renewable natural capital is not a fringe issue for environmentalists. Just ask the 86 CEOs who have agreed to develop natural capital accounting methodologies to inform business decisions.

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The Maldives To Become The World’s Largest Marine Reserve By 2017

June 22, 2012 by  
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Just a few days after Australia officially created the world’s largest marine reserve , the President for the Republic of Maldives has announced that the state will become  the first country to be a marine reserve —making the Maldives the single largest marine reserve in the world. Speaking at the 1st Plenary Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development at the Rio+20 Conference , President Dr Mohamed Waheed highlighted the environmental challenges faced by the country as well as the conservation work it has been performing, such as making the Baa Atoll the first UNESCO Biosphere reserve . Read the rest of The Maldives To Become The World’s Largest Marine Reserve By 2017 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia marine park , Great Barrier Reef , Maldives , maldives marine reserve , marine conservation , marine park network , ocean conservation , ocean protection , president waheed , rio+20 , sustainable practices , the maldives , wwf

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Video: Up close and personal with Richard Branson at Rio

June 21, 2012 by  
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GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower sits down with the entrepreneur at the UN summit.

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Government key catalyst to ‘sustainable energy for all’

June 21, 2012 by  
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Government involvement and regulatory standards are needed for businesses around the world to implement energy-efficient strategies.

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9 ways companies can start to repay their natural debt

June 19, 2012 by  
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Follow the lead of two dozen companies taking steps to compensate for the natural resources they consume.

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How She Leads: Sue Garnett, Ecom

June 19, 2012 by  
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Meet sustainable coffee trader Sue Garnett.

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The Rio+20 Conference: Academic Panel Urge Governments To Seize “Historic Opportunity”

June 19, 2012 by  
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The Rio+20 Conference (20 years after the original Earth Summit) was designed to bring together world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups in order to discuss how the world can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on a planet with an ever-increasing population. However even before the conference started, it received a body blow with news that world leaders US President Barack Obama, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would not be attending . Now there is word that low goals and in-fighting are raising fears that Rio+20 could fail to make any impact leading an academic panel to voice their concerns. Read the rest of The Rio+20 Conference: Academic Panel Urge Governments To Seize “Historic Opportunity” Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Angela Merkel , barack obama , Climate Change , David Cameron , environmental protection , fossil fuel consumption , G20 countries , G8 leaders , Global Environment Outlook , over population , rio+20 , Rio+20 attendance , rio+20 conference , rio+20 goals , un environment programme , UN environment report , urbanisation

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9th SEE Congress & Exhibition on Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EE & RE)

June 19, 2012 by  
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In view of the global changes, the Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE & RES) will present best environmental practices the implementation of which will decarbonize the local economy.

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The business voice in Rio: Is anyone listening?

June 19, 2012 by  
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While business is a big part of the meeting's negotiating text, governments have yet to fully engage those from the business sector attending the summit.

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