S. Gopalakrishnan to Head International Sustainable Development Business Coalition for Rio+20

Business Encouraged by 1st Draft Rio+20 Outcome Documen

Business Encouraged by 1st Draft Rio+20 Outcome Document BASD advocates for stronger business role and financing policies in first Zero Draft review meeting New York, 26 January 2012 – Welcoming the prominent role of business in the latest draft outcome document for this June’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 [...]

Business calls on governments

Geneva, Paris, New York, November 7, 2011 – The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD) has submitted the formal Business and Industry input to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the convener of the upcoming Rio+20 Conference. The BASD submission outlines priorities for governments to maximize the contribution of business, not only at [...]

Gopalakrishnan to lead BASD

Geneva, Paris, New York, June 28, 2011 – The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD) today announced S. Gopalakrishnan as its new chair. He will lead the BASD in its efforts to strengthen the voice of the sustainable development business community at the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, [...]

BASD moves into next phase

Geneva, Paris, London, April 18, 2011 – Rio+20 is a key event to continue the discussion on how all stakeholders in the global society can make significant progress towards a world in which by 2050, 9 billion people can live well, within the limits of one planet. Under the chairmanship of Chad Holliday, BASD 2012 [...]