Anke Stoffregen, from ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability explains how cities and local governments will be key players in a world increasingly marked by urbanisation and the need to harenss their power and engage them in policy making.
Secretary General at the International Chamber of Commerce explains how companies can lead by example with innovative solutions to energy access, water security, resource efficiency and climate change.
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity explains why managing biodiversity is a way for business to manage risk.
Yvo de Boer from KPMG explains why it will be vital to a businesses success to recognise environmental limits, reduce resource use and limit their impact.
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UNCCD Executive Secretary explains why the role business will play in combating desertification is so important.
Shanshui Conservation Center’s Meng Si explains how one small community in south-west China is fighting drought with some simple and inexspensive solutions.
Brigit Fremault and Alain Hubert explain how the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research base sustainability measures help scientists to study with minimal environmental impact.
The Fundação Grupo Boticário explains how the Oasis Project in Brazil offer payment for property owners who conserve natural water springs for public consumption.
Tasamin Ramsey of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University explains what ‘Yogic farming’ is and how it is reaping rewards for communities in India.
Felicia Jackson asks, as international negoatiations continue to move at a slow place, what role could cities play in driving sustainable development?
Today the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) explain how the Rio Sustainability City project is breaking new ground in developing innovative sustainable solutions for poorer communities.
World Travel & Tourism Council looks at what the idea of sustainability means for the tourism industry and how to reconcile this with the environmental impact of travel.
IUCN explain why wildlife conservation has found an unlikely partner in Sweden’s golf courses.
Seema Karki from the ICIMOD explains how communities in the Himalayas can benefit from payment for preserving their forests under the REDD+ scheme.
Deutsche Post DHL explain how they managed to cut 10% of their emissions since 2008 by weaving sustainable practices into their everyday operations.
As part of our Rio+20 series focused on business and sustainable development we examine the role Climate Smart Agriculture will play in ensuring sustainable development.
As part of our Rio+20 series focused on business and sustainable development we examine how a value chain orientation to water stewardship could help protect supplies.
To boost growth, governments should adopt a proactive green industrial policy, writes Harald Heubaum, Lecturer in Global Energy and Climate Policy at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London.