Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

Who's Who at the UN's Rio+20 Summit?

By Sarah Laskow - 2012-06-20T16:51:58Z

Photograph by Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
5 of 12

Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)

The NGOs Major Group is made up of organizations spanning the entire spectrum of Rio+20 issues, up to and including the International Organization for the Protection and Welfare of Squirrels and the World Future Council, which advocates creation of an "Ombudsperson for Future Generations." NGOs organized themselves into more than two dozen subgroups, including agriculture, tourism, cities and oceans. The NGOs tend to push negotiators for deliverables, with deadlines, to give them confidence their pet issues will be addressed.

Activists of the association "One" hold plants in pots on April 10, bearing pictures of the candidates for the 2012 French presidential election. Their "Plant a seed of change in the G8" campaign was aimed at increasing world's leaders' awareness of hunger and poverty.

Read more energy & sustainability news.

Read the full Special Report.