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Reinstein: Rio + 20 "Harnessing the Power of Social Media Advocacy"


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Reinstein: "Harnessing the Power of Social Media Advocacy"

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Reinstein: Rio + 20 "Harnessing the Power of Social Media Advocacy"

  1. “Harnessing the Power of Social Media Advocacy” United Nations Rio + 20 People’s Summit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 15, 2012 LINDA REINSTEINAsbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) President/CEO and Co-Founder
  3. ALAN REINSTEIN Former ADAO President & Mesothelioma VictimMay 2005 May 2006
  4. Education. Advocacy. Community.
  5. Asbestos is a human carcinogen and there is no safe level of exposure
  6. Building a Culture of PreventionXIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work The International Social Security Association reported, the “cost- benefit potential for investments in prevention may be as strong as 1:2.2, and even higher in some cases.
  7. Asbestos Exposure Continues
  8. Top Five Producers (Metric Tons)Russia 1,000,000China 400,000Brazil 270,000Kazakhstan 210,000Canada 100,000
  9. Top Five Users (Metric Tons)China 613,760India 426,363Russia 263,037Brazil 139,153Indonesia 111,848
  10. Exporting an Epidemic “A global network of lobby groups has spent nearly $100 million since the mid-1980s to preserve the market for asbestos, a carcinogen now banned or restricted in 52 countries. Scientists say asbestos may cause up to 10 milliondeaths by 2030, with a mounting toll in the developing world.”
  11. Safe Use is a Deadly Fallacy
  12. No Boundaries, No BordersStudents and Families Protesting in Bihar, India
  13. Collaborative Activism Civil Society Private Sector Government
  14. Global Mobile GrowthSource: ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators database
  15. Social Media Timeline (2004-2011)
  16. Connecting Through Technology
  17. 21st Century Activism
  18. Rio+Social
  19. Education. Advocacy. Community.
  20. Education
  21. Education
  22. Advocacy
  23. Community
  24. Blogs
  25. Translate & Share
  26. Together, change is possible.