Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD)
1990, by Swiss industrialist Stephan Schmidheiny, to provide a business perspective to S-XF2327 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), 1992, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Ceased to exist when merged with H-XE3169 - World Industry Council for the Environment (WICE), 1 Jan 1995, to form C-XD4162 - World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
In the field of sustainable development: provide business leadership as a catalyst for change; work with and encourage policy makers to create the framework conditions required for business to make an effective contribution; help make business a respected partner in policy development and implementation; promote clear understanding in the global business community and challenge business to self-examine its performance; encourage business to develop goals and actions within their current profit and loss criteria and within the context of present and future international agreements, governmental policies and fiscal measures.
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Council (meets annually); Executive Committee (meets annually); Liaison Group of Members's Associates (meets twice a year). U-XE2757 - World Business Council for Sustainable Development - Latin America (WBCSD-LA).
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **
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