03 Jan '12, 10am

Five Mega-Trends Creating 2012′s Trillion Dollar Global Sustainable Economy

Five Mega-Trends Creating 2012′s Trillion Dollar Global Sustainable Economy

2. Green supply chain is driving global economic growth. Corporations, not governments, are now driving the push toward sustainability as they harvest increasingly significant profit growth through design and process innovations that cut production, delivery, packaging and disposal costs while also reducing a company’s/product’s environmental footprint. This is a global trend led by international companies like Walmart, GE and Coca Cola. Its commercial impact is now evident in the increasing scale of Request For Proposal bid questions on sustainability metrics and performance results documentation. This global mega-trend is creating new revenue growth opportunities for smaller businesses that can offer price competitive lower environmental footprint products and solutions. It is also decentralizing decision-making as large corporations gain success using Green Teams to fin...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/2012s-trillion-dollar...

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