With the drugs and guns on their way out, one project in Latin America’s largest favela is now pursuing sustainable development, setting an example for those at Rio+20 to follow.
Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia offers a clear call for action for every country, business and individual ahead of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.
Follow all the latest news and events from Rio+20 with the RTCC team on site.
Executive Director of the Stockholm Envrionment Institute, Johan Kuylenstierna, argues that environmentalism and human-well being can go hand-in-hand.
Country’s ambassador to the UK says summit can overcome high expectations and mimic the impact that the original Earth Summit had on Brazil.
New study which warns the world is dangerously close to planet-wide tipping point calls for population to be drastically lowered, and for people to be forced to be materially poorer.
With billions of dollars in climate finance being mobilised to Alice Harrison from anti-corruption NGO Transparency International explains why the future we want is one without bribes.
Ed Nusbaum, CEO of Grant Thornton International and Nathan Goode, head of environment, energy and sustainability at Grant Thornton UK explain what’s holding back investment in the green economy.
After criticising agenda negotiations last week UN Secretary General declares his own ideas for the summit.
Investors turned back on old way of assessing a business; Sustainable businesses perform better says Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Christiana Figueres stresses that while the Earth Summit is not part of formal climate negotiations, work on both agendas offer positive reinforcement.
The Aldersgate Group brought together a group of corporate leaders including Unilever, Microsoft and PepsiCo, and gave them 100 seconds to pitch an idea for a sustainable future. Food, energy and water security all featured but which would win the day?
If Rio+20 is going to put the world on course for sustainable development, it would certainly help if we agreed on where we wanted to go. Oxfam’s Kate Raworth may have the answer…
Living Planet Index has declined 30% since 1970 as WWF calls for change of pace in the response at Rio+20.
Thousands of delegates at the Earth Summit in 1992 pledged to make the planet a better home for future generations. RTCC wants to hear how the original signatories think they are doing.
Lindsay Clinton from the SustainAbility think tank explains the impending Rio Summit can help link business, environment and development for everyone’s benefit.
UN Secretary-General calls for progress on draft agenda before summit to maximise results of summit.
The head of UNEP and the Secretary Generals of Rio ’92 and Rio+10 joins other senior figures in praising the achievements of the seminal conference, but call for more action in this Regeneration Project video.