Business leaders meet ahead of Rio+20Listen /
The United Nations Global Compact is holding its own conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil just ahead of the UN's Sustainable Development conference, known as Rio+20.
Over 1,000 business people from 130 countries are expected to attend the “The Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum” from 15-18 June.
They are discussing how to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted Global Compact principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
Dianne Penn who is in Rio caught up with Global Compact spokesman Tim Wall to discuss the conference.