From recycling paper to offices using wind power, our workplaces are adopting more green technologies every day. www.bestaccountingdegrees.net has created an infographic entitled â€śGreen Zoneâ€ť, detailing how companies around the nation are starting to put green technology into place in the workplace, and just what a booming industry it is.
Sustainability is a definite buzz word. In fact, 70% of corporate policies now include sustainability. Additionally, 86% of large companies have at least one full time person focused on sustainability. Itâ€™s not just limited to companies. The government has also invested heavily in green technologies, to the tune of over $30 million. In fact, in 2011, green goods and services counted for 2.6 percent of all jobs in the United States.
Purchasers are getting on the train as well, spending over $40 billion last year on environmentally friendly products. Industries such as manufacturing, construction, professional, scientific and technical services, along with administrative and waste services, transportation and warehousing, and trade industries have all seen inclines, despite the recession. Surprisingly, 42 percent of energy efficient business leaders have stated that their business has increased.
This infographic also details companies such as Samsung, Sony, Volkswagen, and IBM, who are single-handedly leading the pack when it comes to green energy efforts.
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