Tania Cosentino, President, Schneider Electric Brazil says, "We are proud to be a leading sponsor of the World Green Summit at Rio+20, contributing to open dialogue and meaningful commitments to help solve some of the key issues towards building a sustainable future."
Michael Mathres, Director, World Green Summit says, "We are are pleased that Schneider Electric have come on board to support the World Green Summit as they provide so many important solutions to cities and nations around the world."
About Schneider Electric Industries SAS: As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Data Centres & Networks, Non-residential Buildings and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 130,000+ employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy. For further information, please visit: www.schneider-electric.com.
About the World Green Summit: The World Green Summit (WGS) is a new annual high-level forum committed to progressing sustainable development and the green economy, by engaging business, finance, government and other leaders to find solutions for industries, cities, regions and nations. Endorsed by the Government of Rio de Janeiro, the inaugural WGS provides a media, marketing and networking platform during the official high-level portion of the Rio+20 conference, to enable the world’s leading CEOs, financiers, celebrities, and dignitaries to initiate, communicate and build solutions for a sustainable future. The summit is supported by Institutional Partners (Act NOW, Carbon Disclosure Project, ICLEI, United Nations Foundation, Sustainable Energy For All, UNICA), Global Media Partners (TIME, FT) and is by invitation-only for 600 business and government leaders. WGS is organised by World Climate Ltd and Climate Action, two leaders in the green media space.