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via [huffingtonpost.com] by Holly Kaufman
Thank goodness for the "State of Green Business Forum," the annual roll-out of Greenbiz.com's State of Green Business Report. Unlike the plethora of studies and conferences on how well green business is faring, the "SOGB" is one of the only report cards on how green business practices collectively are actually affecting the environment. Unfortunately, the air, water and soil upon which all commerce (and human beings) depend, are not doing so well, even if the green economy is. As Joel Makower, the Forum's host and one of the report's lead author's put it, "If we're not moving the needle, then does all this work matter?"
Indeed, it does, and Makower walked the audience through some of the key findings. Thanks to the report's "Greenbiz Index," twenty indicators that include carbon intensity, water intensity, green power use, and toxic releases per unit of GDP, the report's conclusion is: It is a mixed bag.Add a comment