06 Apr '11, 7pm

Fortune 1000 Execs Doubt Most Businesses' Dedication to Sustainability

Fortune 1000 Execs Doubt Most Businesses' Dedication to Sustainability

NEW YORK, NY — Most Fortune 1000 executives say their companies are going green, but fewer think many other companies are committed to sustainable practices and products, says a survey of consumers and companies. Almost 90 percent of executives that responded to public relations firm Gibbs and Soell's latest Sense and Sustainability Study said their companies are improving the sustainability of their business operations or working on environmentally-friendly products or services. While 53 percent believe some other companies are committed to greening their businesses, only a little under 30 percent feel a majority of businesses are serious about sustainability. Even fewer consumers, 17 percent, believe most or all businesses are dedicated to being greener, while half of consumers think some companies are dedicated. Unfortunately, the survey results don't include reasons fo...

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