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What puts companies on top of the Sustainability Leadership list?

What puts companies on top of the Sustainability Leadership list?

In business, sometimes simplicity is praised and sometimes it is scorned. It can be hard to predict which reaction will win out. Each year, the results of The Sustainability Leaders -- a GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey of sustainability experts across corporate, government, NGO, academic, research, and service organizations in 75-plus countries remind us that simplicity is a more complex phenomenon than it might appear. The 2012 Sustainability Leaders Survey was released this month. The poll asked respondents in February to name up to three specific companies that they consider to be leaders in integrating sustainability into their business strategy. Unilever, which launched its Sustainable Living Plan in late 2010, was mentioned most frequently for the second year in a row, while Interface was the next most frequently mentioned, followed by GE, Patagonia, and Walmart. Whi...

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