One-Third of Companies Report Profits From Sustainability Effort

One-Third of Companies Report Profits From Sustainability Effort

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The co-founders of Ecovative Design work in a conference room at their company in Green Island, N.Y. Some of their eco-friendly packaging materials are seen on the table. More than one-third of companies are finding increased profits from environmental and social sustainability strategies, according to a new global survey of companies by the Massachusetts Instiute of Technology and the Boston Consulting Group.