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Khoday, Kishan
Perch, Leisa
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Working Paper, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 95
[Sustainable development in a multi-polar world] World leaders convened for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, marking 20 years since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, and at a time of rapidly increasing pressures on the planet's ecosystems and impacts on the poor and vulnerable members of society. Rio+20 focused on two closely related solutions to the world's challenges - new institutional frameworks for sustainable development, and the drive to a green economy defined as an economy 'that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities' (UNEP, 2012). (...)
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