LBA Chairman Ruben Guerra Selected as R20 Director for Mexico

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LBA Chairman & CEO Ruben Guerra Selected as Director of Mexico Representing R20 and 7th Generation Advisors

Los Angeles, California- September 2012- Latin Business Association Chairman & CEO Ruben Guerra has been selected as the Director of Mexico, representing R20- Regions of Climate Action- and the SGA- Seventh Generation Advisors, led by SGA President Terry Tamminen.

Ruben Guerra

Recognized as an important leader in the Latin Business Community and, more particularly, with his extensive contacts in Mexico at a local, state and federal level, Mr. Guerra is seen as an ideal candidate to help implement the R20/SGA Mission of reducing the carbon footprint in Mexico.


R20 Regions of Climate Action

The R20 Regions of Climate Action, a non-profit organization founded in 2011 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other global leaders in cooperation with the United Nations, is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce:

  • local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions
  • strong local economies
  • improved public health
  • and new green jobs,
  • local actions which can help the world achieve shared global environmental and economic goals.

    Through its 24 Members, 43 Partners and 2 Observers, the R20’s activities connect more than 560 subnational and local governments around the world.

    “R20 is not just another NGO or network of regions, it is much more than that. It is a real coalition of forces which believe that climate change and green economic development can be tackled at the subnational level.” — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the Global Journal, May-June 2011

    R20 Mission

    To help states, provinces, regions and other subnational governments around the world develop, implement and communicate low-carbon and climate-resilient economic development projects, policies and best practices.

    R20 Regions of Climate Action posit that the technology to reduce energy consumption and lower greenhouse gas emissions is here; the opportunity to strengthen local economies, improve public health and create new green jobs is real, ergo take action now.

    Read more about R20- Regions of Climate Action.

    About SGA- Seventh Generation Advisors

    “Guiding governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities towards a more sustainable future.”

    Seventh Generation Advisors puts into modern practice the ancient Native American philosophy that the decisions we make today should result in a sustainable world seven generations into the future. Ensuring that decisions being made about our energy, water and natural resources are sustainable is central to this belief and to the SGA Mission, which is carried out by:

  • advocating environmental and clean energy policies by providing advice and guidance to visionary political leaders and emerging clean technology firms world-wide
  • promoting ways to transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy by educating the public, the media and decision makers about the urgency of taking action
  • guiding climate change policy initiatives for non-profit organizations such as: R20; R20 USA; Center for Climate Strategies; Black Mesa Trust; Clean Seas Coalition; VCS (The Climate Group); Corporate Eco Forum; Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute; Carbon War Room; Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment; California Education and the Environment Initiative; Energy Independence Now; Fund for Wild Nature; GHG Management Institute; ICET; P & G; Santa Monica Baykeeper; Solar Santa Monica; Space Energy; Walmart-Sam’s Club External Advisory Council; Waterkeeper Alliance; and the Wishtoyo Foundation
  • creatively communicating our mission and message through books, articles, op-eds, television interviews, theater, film, live speeches and blogs.

    Learn more about SGA- Seventh Generation Advisors.




    Terry Tamminen- President and Founder of SGA- Seventh Generation Advisors

    R20/SGA

    Since its creation in late 2010, the SGA team has helped design and implement the goals of the R20 Regions of Climate Action (R20). This new global organization is a public-private partnership that brings together diverse alliances of subnational governments and partners to develop, finance, implement, evaluate, communicate and replicate low-carbon and climate resilient projects.

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