Articles by Giulia Christianson and Sreyamsa Bairiganjan
What did entrepreneurs think of Rio+20? What are their impressions of how donors, governments, and organizations can and are helping green and inclusive markets flourish? We had a chance to follow up with the entrepreneurs from the four New Ventures India companies that participated in the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum session, “Enabling green and inclusive markets – a case for public-private collaboration” to ask them these questions.
In the midst of the shortcomings of the recent Rio+20 Earth Summit, there were bright spots that offered hope that a sustainable future is possible.
One of these was a half-day session at the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum called, “Enabling green and inclusive markets – a case for public-private collaboration.” A joint initiative of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development and the United Nations Global Compact, in collaboration with WRI’s New Ventures initiative, the session offered a glimpse of how “green” and “inclusive” markets can flourish as a result of the collaborative efforts of entrepreneurs, governments, civil society, and bilateral and multilateral donors.