APEDE Requests The Enforcement Of Environmental Laws

Tuesday, June 25 2013 @ 10:01 pm EDT

Contributed by: Anonymous

Panama is one of the leaders in Latin America regarding economic growth rate and is considered a business hub; however, Panama has a big pending tasks, which is protecting its biodiversity and ensuring the environmental laws are met, according to the Panamanian Association of Business Executives (APEDE).

Roberto Troncoso, president of APEDE, said the companies and the government must understand business opportunities must go hand in hand with the environment protection.

Environmentalists and businessmen agreed mother nature is knocking on our doors to ask for a balance between development and environmental management to avoid flooding and landslides, thus reducing the risks of tragedies. (TVN)

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