third World Water Forum, which will be held in Kyoto in March 2003. The issues to be
addressed range from education and information to agriculture and integrated water
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Together with around 150 other international companies, Heineken is a member of the
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The Council aims to be
a leading advocate of sustainable development and to encourage eco-efficiency, inno
vation and socially responsible business practices. Heineken finds the WBCSD to be a
valuable source of knowledge and experience.
Global Business Council
This organisation, of which Heineken is a member, seeks to establish relationships
between governments, the United Nations, multinational non-governmental organisa
tions and organisations working in the field of HIV/AIDS. Its object is to combine
resources in order to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic more effectively.
World Economic Forum
Heineken International Medical Services is a participant in the Global Health Initiative
of the World Economic Forum, which consists of the leaders of multinational com
panies. A working group has been set up within the WEF consisting of specialists from
various disciplines and countries, with the object of combating more effectively
poverty related diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis.
contribution of a private company