Sofia Lotto Persio of Forbes writes about Bertrand Piccard’s effort to highlight sustainable businesses around the world.
- Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard has released a database of 1,000 companies that are using sustainable business practices across the globe.
- Piccard, who spent three years developing this list, is planning another world tour to further develop and expand his database.
- Piccard’s findings prove what we already know to be true: the private sector is leading the way in improving the health of the planet and of the people who live here.
“The 1,000 solutions are just the start of Piccard’s effort to dismantle the myth that sustainability and growth do not go hand in hand—they do, he argues, when the focus is on qualitative growth, which requires focusing on improving efficiency rather than quantity of production.”
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