Michael Mathres, Director, World Green Summit says, "We are proud to welcome Aviva Investors on board the World Green Summit. Their commitment to responsible finance and corporate sustainability is key to building a sustainable future."
About Aviva Investors: Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 17 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of almost £263 billion at 31 December 2011.
In September 2011 Aviva Investors convened the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Coalition which is asking for the member states at Rio+20 to commit to produce an international policy framework on corporate sustainability reporting so that we, as investors, can help allocate capital towards a more sustainable future.
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, Carbon War Room, CEBDS, ICLEI, United Nations Foundation, Sustainable Energy For All, R20, Virgin Unite and UNICA), Global Media Partners (TIME, FT, Thomson Reuters), Global TV Partner (CNBC), EU Media Partner (European Voice) and is by invitation-only for 500 business and government leaders. WGS is organised by World Climate Ltd and Climate Action, two leaders in the green media space.