Evolution of Corporate Governance Reports in the UK and Ireland.
Anne Marie, Ward
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The 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Rio Conference, aimed to develop strategies and measures to halt and reverse the effects of environmental degradation in the context of increased national and international efforts to promote sustainable and environmentally sound development in all countries. It was not only a focus and culmination of the efforts made by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly since 1989 but was also a continuation of the process that began with the 1972 Stockholm Conference that emphasized international cooperation on the environment. The UNCED was held in Rio on June 3–14, 1992. One hundred seventy-two countries participated in it, of which 108 were represented by heads of state or government .