World Business Council for Sustainable Development - Latin America (WBCSD-LA)

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URL: http://www.wbcsd.org/

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Founded

1992

History

1992, with the title Business Council for Sustainable Development - Latin America (BCSD-LA), as a regional partner of H-XD1723 - Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) network, following S-XF2327 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Status formalized under current title as partner of C-XD4162 - World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Mar 1995.

Aims

Promote leadership for change towards a sustainable development in Latin America; adopt eco-efficiency as a fundamental principle for business; contribute to the improvement of surrounding conditions in order to promote economic growth, greater access to opportunities and an upgrading of the environmental quality of societies, fostering thus greater governability and especially the efficiency and reliability of institutions by means of clearly defined and respected rules.

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Structure

Assembly. Board, consisting of Chairman, 2 Vice-Chairmen, Treasurer, Secretary and Executive Director.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE2757

Last News

1998

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