More than 50,000 participants from governments, businesses, NGOs and lobby groups are expected to convene in the Brazilian city with the goals of:
- renewing global political commitment to sustainable development
- assessing progress to date (on sustainable development)
- addressing new and emerging challenges.
Discussions will be focused on delivering a green global economy: Rio+20 could mark a sea change in awareness of resource efficiency and green economic growth.
KPMG encourages you to keep an eye on Rio+20 and what happens afterwards.
This publication provides KPMG’s point of view on what may, or may not, happen in Rio. It aims to provides you with a clear overview of the event and asks:
- Rio+20 – what is it all about?
- What will the outcome of Rio+20 be?
- What is in the Rio+20 action plan that is relevant to business?
- What role is business playing in the Rio+20 process?
- What did the 1992 Rio Earth Summit achieve?
Yvo de Boer, KPMG’s Special Global Advisor, Climate Change and Sustainability will be on site in Rio de Janeiro. He and other professionals from KPMG member firms will provide commentary on the events, negotiations, and decisions of Rio+20.
Follow Yvo de Boer at Rio+20 on Twitter.