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BASD announces new chair

The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD) has announced Senapathy Gopalakrishnan as its new chair. Mr Gopalakrishnan will lead the BASD in its efforts to ensure that the global business community is well represented during discussions at the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Rio+20).

Business gears up for Rio+20 conference

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In May 2012, 20 years after the Earth Summit, government, business and civil society leaders from all over the world will gather again in Rio de Janeiro to attend the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – commonly referred to as Rio+20.

Global business calls for new climate change framework

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) brought together approximately 350 leaders from companies, governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations today to review the issues at stake during the UN Climate Change Conference and to suggest ways forward.

Companies unite for Global Business Day

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will jointly organize a Global Business Day during the 13th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bali.

Business Action for Water now online

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Business Action for Water (BAW), a joint initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), has this week launched a website to publicize the business position on water policy.

Business cooperation crucial to tackle Africa’s water and energy crisis

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According to the ministers and business leaders attending a high-level international meeting on the environment here yesterday, the water and energy crisis threatening much of Africa can only be resolved with greater investment in relevant infrastructure and services by the private sector.