Corporations are certainly big power entities in the world today.
It is no secret that their actions and inactions sway political and individual behavior.
Because of this, the decisions they make in how they conduct business have enormous environmental impact -- both
positive and negative.
Inconsistencies also certainly exist. For example, a company may commit itself to limiting its environmental
footprint in one way, while simultaneously working political levers to reduce environmental regulations.
While recognizing these inconsistencies, we'd also like to recognize corporate programs that have been conscientiously
undertaken to improve the environment in which we live.
Hopefully the programs at right can be models for other corporations and influence where we take our business.
Fortune Magazine looks at how faint the hue is of many "green funds."
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