Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green Consortium said "It is Denmark's strategic goal to lead a global green growth economy and at the same time secure the involvement of private businesses. State of Green is delighted to join the World Green Summit at Rio+20 to promote the ambitions of our public private partnership and to inspire the rest of the world.”
Michael Mathres, Director, World Green Summit says, "The success of Rio+20 and the World Green Summit will be determined by global green leaders such as Denmark. That's why we are very happy to have them on board to showcase the sustainable future we all want."
About State of Green: State of Green is the official green brand for Denmark. The brand and its supporting activities will strengthen international awareness of the solutions and competences of Danish business and industry within energy, climate and environment. As the first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the transition to become a green growth economy entirely independent of fossil fuels by 2050. State of Green creates international awareness of this vision and of the innovative solutions that will pave the way. For more information, please visit www.stateofgreen.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 (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.