Saturday 23 August 2014

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Titan’s representation at the UN Conference on Environment and Development “Rio+20”

U.N. Conference on Environment and Development “Rio+20” Twenty years after the first Rio summit, world leaders will meet again to renew their commitment to sustainable development and effective engagement of the private sector. Rio+20 will be critical for climate change and the challenges related to environmental protection.

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio+20), to be held in Rio on June 20-22 2012, promises to be a unique opportunity to strengthen public-private collaboration needed to advance sustainability on a massive scale.

The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD) , is a joined effort of the UNGC, ICC and WBCSD aiming at coordinating the participation of the private sector at Rio+20.

BASD submitted specific recommendations with the “Zero Draft” document, forming the basis for the current negotiations between the member countries.

The TITAN Group has been engaged in this process both as a co-leader of the CSI, which is also member of the BASD, and as a UNGC member company. Moreover, TITAN has appointed the TITAN America CEO, to represent the Group in Rio and take part in the discussions related to the industry’s position on climate change.

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