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GLRPPR Sector Resource: A New Era of Sustainability

A New Era of Sustainability

This survey of more than 750 CEOs conducted by Accenture and the U.N. Global Compact explores to what extent companies are embracing green issues and preparing for a future where sustainability is central to business. The study was conducted in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Global Compact, Accenture found three driving forces for corporate sustainability efforts: Brand, trust and reputation. These three components were ranked as the biggest motivating factor by 72 percent of respondents, followed by potential cost reductions and revenue increases, personal motivation, customer demand, and employee engagement. Read more:



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