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Rio +20 Comes into View: A Challenge and Opportunity for Industry

7:34 AM MDT | March 23, 2011 | Alex Scott in Brussels

Resource scarcity, renewable energy and energy efficiency, water, oceans, agriculture, and materials will be among the most important policy topics to be negotiated at next year’s Rio +20 United Nations sustainability summit, says Timo Makela, director/ environment for the European Commission. All of the issues outlined by Makela have a direct connection to the well-being of the chemical industry, arguably making Rio 20+ the most important international meeting yet for the sector.   Makela made his comments at a discussion with 33 other sustainability...

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