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Special edition of SA ESG Green Pages to be handed out at Rio+20 Summit

At the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012, a special edition of Topco Media's ESG Green Pages will be handed out by the Department of Environmental Affairs. This special edition will feature the United Nations and other prominent international agencies besides SA businesses. This special issue of the ESG Green Pages also has an extensive feature on Smart Cities, their conceptualisation and planning Summit of South Africa's future urban metros.
Van Fletcher of Topco Media said, "It is indeed an honour that the special edition of the ESG Green Pages will be distributed at the Rio+20 Summit. The Rio+20 Summit is a prestigious event where the focus will be on two themes - a green economy in relation to sustainable development and elimination of poverty, and the institutional framework for sustainable development. Our special edition will focus on the development of smart cities in South Africa, which ties in with the discussions at the Rio+20 Summit."

The ESG publication was handed out by the Department of Environmental Affairs at COP17, the UN Climate Change Conference held in Durban last year. The publication offers an insight into environmental sustainability as well as insights from influential parties. It also aims to be a comprehensive reference point for public and private individuals and enterprises interested in practicing sustainable living. It believes that South Africa's innovations and capabilities must be shared with the world.

The ESG Green Pages is also hosting the three-day Smart Cities Summit from July 10-12, 2012 in Durban. The event is endorsed by the Department of Environmental Affairs and at this event, industry leaders, national and local government heads and key decision-makers will get together to discuss the transformation of cities into economically feasible and sustainable smart cities. Visit the Smart Cities Summit website for more event information.

The special edition of The ESG Green Pages that will be handed out at the Rio+20 Summit will feature a foreword from President Jacob Zuma and an interview with the Minister of Environmental Affairs. It will also discuss South Africa's environmental initiatives, along with a region-wise investor's guide to South Africa and financial sector partner Old Mutual Investments.

Those interested in being a part of the special edition of ESG Green Pages can contact Ross Maltman before 26 May 2012 on or 086 000 9590. This is a unique opportunity to reach and connect with prominent decision-makers from various industries, both local and international. Material is also accepted for the local edition of ESG Green Pages.

31 May 2012 11:10