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The Disappointing Reality of Sustainability Efforts

Just 4% of companies achieve their sustainability goals.

  • October 11, 2018

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The Disappointing Reality of Sustainability Efforts

Whatever sustainability strategy a company chooses, making it happen will not be easy. Only 4% of respondents in a recent Bain & Company survey say their companies are achieving or exceeding their sustainability goals. Nearly half of all sustainability programs are considered failures by the companies deploying them.

Jenny Davis-Peccoud is the global practice leader of Bain’s Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility practice. She is based in Amsterdam. Clare Tovey is a senior consultant in London and manages Bain’s Sustainability practice.

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