On February 2, a long-awaited report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released citing "unequivocal" proof of global warming. Meanwhile, some of the biggest corporations in the world, including Wal-Mart, Ford, General Electric and BP, have adopted highly visible "green" strategies. But what does "going green" mean for the bottom line? Whether motivated by desire to do what is right, or to polish their public image and fend off government regulation, companies can profit from environmental initiatives, according to Wharton faculty and analysts.
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It's Not Easy Going Green: Environmentalism May Help Your Corporate Image, but Will It Keep You in the Black?. (2007). Knowledge@SMU.
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