Nov 21 - Companies Want To Be In The Green

A recently released study, "Green Perspective from Corporate America" shows that a majority of corporate respondents want their companies to be aligned with green industry practices within the next three years. Corporations are viewing this as helping enhance profitability and corporate responsibility. The study, commissioned by Siemens Building Technologies and Siemens USA, also includes that there will be a "green tipping point" that would be reached in corporate America as early as 2007.

Is American corporate profitability tied to the proactive use of green ideas and green-building principles? Yes, according to findings from a new study, "Green Perspective from Corporate America," commissioned by Siemens Building Technologies and Siemens USA. Among its findings, the study revealed that leading U.S. companies have begun to incorporate green practices into their strategic business planning and view it as an emerging and important component of profitable future growth.

"This is the first time the leaders of corporate America have been polled on their opinions toward green and green building," says Bob Dixon, vice president of global energy services and solutions for Siemens Building Technologies. "It is important because we now know leaders view green facilities as a significant component of any overall green strategy," he adds.

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