Maurice Strong" This is not just a technical issue. Everybody's actions are motivated by their inner life, their moral, spiritual and ethical values. Global agreements will be effective when they are rooted in the individual commitment of people, which arises from their own inner life."

Guardian reporter, Alex Kirby contrast the first Rio Summit, with the one planned for next year. He says that Rio+20 faces problems more acute than Strong confronted. Sustainability may have caught on in some of the world's boardrooms, may fascinate pundits and commentators, but will need sharp elbows to get media attention.