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The Brazilian Initiative on Business and Biodiversity - IBNB: The challenging task of engaging the private sector

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Brazilian Initiative on Business and Biodiversity - IBNB

Date and Time
18 October 2012 18:15 - 19:45

Meeting
Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

The Brazilian Initiative on Business and Biodiversity was recently launched during Rio + 20 by the joint efferts from the Confederation of Industries - CNI, the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development CEBDS, LIFE Institute and the Business Movement for Biodiversity - MEB. One of the largest economies in the world, Brazil has enormous potential to become one of the driving forces behind private sector engagement. At the event, representatives from the organizations behind the initiative will discuss the opportunities, challenges and goals of the work ahead.