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Kris is also the Chairman of The Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD), a coalition of international business groups committed to sustainable development.
ToughStuff will be recognized at a ceremony concluding the Business Action for Sustainable Development Day taking place during the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), where world leaders along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups are convened.
Sir Mark Moody-Stuart is Chairman of Anglo American plc and was Chairman of Business Action for Sustainable Development, an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development for the Earth Summit in Johannesburg.
Soto, who is a member of the Brazilian Committee of the Global Compact, the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development and Business Action for Sustainable Development (a coalition of leading international business groups created specifically for Rio+20), said that all companies should ask how they can help advance sustainable development through their own business.
He also chairs the Business Action for Sustainable Development, a group set up to represent business at the forthcoming World Summit in Johannesburg, and sits on the UN Secretary General's Advisory Council for the Global Compact.
Looking at the intense business participation, Rio might be remembered for recognizing that business is a primary source of sustainable solutions," said Peter Bakker, President, WBCSD, at today's Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) Business Day event.
Today the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), joined by the UN Global Compact, announced the creation of Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012 (BASD 2012).
The forum will feature Lord Holme of Cheltenham, chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce; Niels Christiansen, vice president, public affairs, Nestle; Ray Mattholie, group risk manager, BT Group plc; Andy Swiger, ExxonMobil; Dan Waters, director of risk assessment, FSA; Paul Howard, risk manager, J Sainsbury, plc and chairman, Institute of Risk Management; Patricia Peter, corporate governance executive, Institute of Directors; Martin Firman of Ace Insurance; and Eric Beynon, Business Action for Sustainable Development.