The B20 Summit in Los Cabos marked the first time a Task Force was set up to measure the impact and advocacy of the business recommendations made. “Joining forces is the spirit of the B20”, stated Alejandro Ramírez, Chairman of the B20 “the B20 is a clear reflection of how businesses can be an important part of the solution.”
As coverage of the event has come to an end, we’ve compiled the following articles to highlighting the results of the B20 Summit.
The B20 Green Growth Task Force and the World Economic Forum announced the launch of the Green Growth Action Alliance, a new partnership initiative addressing the estimated $1 trillion annual shortfall in green infrastructure investment.
Servitje and Polman outlined the pressing challenge of food security in a recent oped. “Imagine all the food mankind has produced over the past 8,000 years,” Servitje and Polman wrote. “Now consider that we need to produce that same amount again — but in just the next 40 years if we are to feed our growing and hungry world.”
The B20 Summit addressed, through varieties of panels, discussions, and work sessions, many important issues that affect humanity on a grander level. These topics included green growth, food security, innovation, international trade, development, and creating a peaceful diplomatic and cooperative international society.
Since establishing operations in China in 2006, Grupo Bimbo now employs 1,500 associates, operates two plants near Beijing, and maintains a presence in 17 cities in northern China. The company sells Grupo Bimbo-branded baking products, including bread and even tortillas, a new product the company wants to try to sell in the Chinese bakery market.
The White House thanked Mexico for hosting the Business 20 (B20) Summit 2012 in Los Cabos, Mexico in their recent “G20 Leaders Declaration” press release. The White House outlined the significant positive contributions the Business 20 (B20) Summit 2012 has made for discussions on employment, food and agricultural security, economic prosperity in a changing world, and social protection
At the G20 conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) advocated the link between economic recovery and tourism. The tourism sector of the economy can create countless employment prospects for individuals and can spur a significant amount of growth in the GDP of the G20 countries in question.
The Green Growth Task Force, which was launched at the B20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico this past week, is composed of some of the world’s most influential energy companies who’re all devoted to changing the way businesses and the public look at energy use.
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