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Sustainability report is grim reading for US businesses

Sustainability report is grim reading for US businesses

A report by Ceres and Sustainalytics, called The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability, has found that “most” US companies are lacking strong sustainability measures.

While there are encouraging pockets of sustainability leadership in the US business community, far too many companies are only taking small, incremental steps”, said Ceres president Mindy Lubber.

Sustainability has yet to gain traction at anywhere near the scale and speed required given the global threats we face.”

The two firms examined some 600 companies in the country, and while some show admirable examples of leadership in the space, the majority display significant need for improvement.

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