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Green Trends: Why American Companies Are Lagging Behind

Global Trends in Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability: Global Trends

Environmental Sustainability: Global Trends

Sustainability has emerged as one of the primary drivers of innovation and business development around the world, but not all regions are performing equally. Newsweek’s recently released Green Rankings 2011 report indicates that European corporations continue to lead the pack when it comes to sustainability reporting, while U.S. companies remain some of the most prone to environmental controversies.

Why are American companies lagging behind their European counterparts? Is it the result of cultural differences? Or are regional regulatory disparities shaping industry differently? Read more about global green trends and the driving factors behind them: Continue reading