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The Word on Women - Rio+20: Highlighting the Voices of Women. World Pulse delivered the voices of grassroots women leaders to the UN’s 2nd Landmark Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © UN Photo / Tim McKulka

More than 150 commitments to conduct more ethical and greener business will be announced by large corporations at the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum over the next couple of days. Around 1,200 business executives have joined government and NGO representatives at the three-day conference, which started in Rio on Friday. The Forum, organised by the UN Global Compact, is the biggest event the UN has ever hosted for global business.

Giant fish made with plastic bottles are exhibited at Botafogo beach, in Rio de Janeiro via @reuters #RioPlus20

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Rio+20: Understanding the present in the light of the future - Mikhail Gorbachev (Nobel Laureate, former President of the Soviet Union and founder of Green Cross International) wrote the following column in regard to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development this month in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Watch: Witness to Change - A conversation with NRDC's John H. Adams on the Rio+20 Earth Summit | OnEarth Magazine

Warnings Resound as World Leaders Gather at Rio+20 - Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, speaks at the official opening session of the UN’s Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, June 20, 2012 (Photo by Mark Garten courtesy UN) #RioPlus20