State of Green Business

The annual State of Green Business report provides a measure of the environmental impacts of the emerging green economy.

In 2017, more investors than ever are beginning to incorporate sustainability criteria into equity shareholder issues.
Even politically "red" states stand to benefit from maturing deal and financial structures.
Coca-Cola, United Technologies and Diageo are investing millions of dollars in water conservation, treatment and infrastructure projects.
Novozymes and Unilever are among companies embedding the U.N. SDGs into their business practice. Here are their strategies.

The following article is excerpted from our State of Green Business (SOGB) 2017 report. Published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, it provides a global view of the year's trends in sustainable business.The report is free to download here.

Here are the 10 trends defining sustainable business, with data for a deep dive about how corporations are taking action on energy, emissions and more.
As new economic opportunities are found in the seas, a swell of business action to preserve and protect them has come forth.
Your corporate sustainability practices can help to gain and keep talent.
Utilities may not be happy about it, but breakthroughs in battery storage and declining clean energy costs are making microgrids more appealing.
Harnessing the genius of soil to draw down greenhouse gases already in the atmosphere.