Michael Mathres, Director, World Green Summit says, "It is great news to have the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development involved in our summit as it is our goal to engage the Brazilian business community and build a sustainable future."
About The Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development: The Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997, to promote the sustainable development among companies that are in Brazil. Gathering the biggest businesses groups, CEBDS is the Brazilian representative on the World Business Council for Sustainable Development network. First Brazilian institution to talk about sustainability using the triple bottom line approach, CEBDS is today a reference on the vanguard of sustainable development both for companies and government. It is recognized as business main representative in leading a revolutionary changing process: to transform a traditional economic model into a new paradigm. For more information, please visit www.cebds.org.br.
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, CEBDS, ICLEI, United Nations Foundation, Sustainable Energy For All, UNICA), Global Media Partners (TIME, FT, Thomson Reuters), Global TV Partner (CNBC), EU Media Partner (European Voice) 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.