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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
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.