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Indians top the Greendex survey, Americans come last

Published on: Saturday, 16th May 2009 04:21 AM     By      Administrator


Indians top the Greendex survey, Americans come last

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“Green” is the buzzword today. Each day someone or the other comes up with a new green concept. I would like to ask you: Do you really know how your personal choices are adding up? How well are people around the globe adopting behaviors that can make the world a sustainable place?

In order to give people a better idea of how consumers throughout the globe are performing in taking action to preserve our planet by tracking, reporting, and promoting environmentally sustainable consumption and citizen behavior, a Greendex survey was conducted by theNational Geographic Society and international polling firm GlobeScan.

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The second annual Greendex survey researched 17,000 adults online in 17 countries to determine consumer attitudes and their behavior.

Consumers in India, Brazil and China scored the highest for a second year in a row, for their green behavior. Americans scored the lowest.

The overall findings of the survey are given in the figure below:

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Why India Tops the list?