26 Jan '12, 1pm

Sustainable Cities Take Center Stage

Sustainable Cities Take Center Stage

This article is part of a series of excerpts from the fifth annual State of Green Business Report , looking at trends in corporate sustainability. Download the free report from GreenBiz.com, and see all of our trends here . Also, be sure to register for a free webcast taking place on Tuesday, February 7: The State of Green Busines 2012 - The Good News and Bad is hosted by Joel Makower and dives in to all the findings of the report. Click here to register . While national governments grapple with economic issues and policy gridlocks, pushing sustainability measures to the side, cities are picking up the mantle. Some of the world's largest cities are emerging as laboratories of innovative technologies, business models, and efficiency measures, many of them with salutary environmental and social outcomes. To the extent that the green economy flourishes, it is becoming clearer...

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