Geneva, Paris, New York, 7 November, 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 Rio+20 but beyond.
Action for Sustainable Development 2012 is convened by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) to ensure a coordinated business voice in Rio. The temporary coalition, which consists of 15 business organizations, has been recognized by the UN as the official representative of the Business and Industry Major Group.