strategy

Cooperating on environmentally sound technology among enterprises in developed and developing countries

Synonyms:
Supporting long-term international partnerships between enterprises in developed and developing countries
Facilitating technology partnerships between developed and developing countries
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends promoting long-term collaborative arrangements between enterprises of developed and developing countries for the development of environmentally sound technology. Multinational companies, as repositories of scarce technical skills needed for the protection and enhancement of the environment, have a special role and interest in promoting cooperation in and related to technology transfer, as they are important channels for such transfer, and for building a trained human resource pool and infrastructure.

Subjects:
Business enterprises
Technology
Environment
Development
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies