MIT Sloan Management Review's 2011 Sustainability & Innovation Global Survey and Research Project was conducted in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group.
Having a Business Case for Sustainability More Likely To Profit
Fifty-nine percent of respondents whose companies have made a business case for sustainability are also seeing their companies profit from sustainability activities. There is some variation in the individual industries — in Commodities, only 37% of those with a sustainability business case are profiting, while in Chemicals, the percentage goes up to 71%.
See the related chart that shows how companies that are profiting from sustainability are more likely to have a business case.
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