Plenary 2 – UNEP Finance Initiative: 2011 Global Roundtable
The Tipping Point - Washington, D.C. (19-20 October 2011)
Earth Summit 2012: Financing the Rio vision
“Rio 2012” or the Earth Summit 2012 comes 20 years from the first Earth Summit of 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. The sustainable development agenda has moved significantly during this time but environmentally we are arguably in a worse situation than in 1992. This session debates on what forward thinking financial institutions should seek out of Rio 2012 as far environmental, social, and governance issues are concerned
Speakers and moderator: Paul Abberley, CEO, Chief Executive, Aviva Investors London; Jim Balsillie, CEO of RIM and member of UN High Level Panel on Sustainability; Roberto Dumas Damas Head of Environmental and Social Risk, Itaú BBA; Mark Tercek, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy.
Moderator: David Runnals, outgoing president and distinguished fellow of IISD.
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