GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Sustainability Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Globally, 66% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable goods."

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"88% of business school students think that learning about social and environmental business is a priority."

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"Companies that prioritized sustainability managed to outperform their peers during the financial crisis."

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"The world consumes 1.7 times faster than our planet’s ecosystems can regenerate."

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"About 17% of the food produced globally is wasted."

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"41.8% of the energy consumed comes from oil and gas."

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"Fossil fuel subsidies were $319 billion in 2017, representing 6.5% of global GDP."

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"Global renewable energy investment increased to $282.2 billion in 2019."

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"91% of plastic waste isn’t recycled."

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"93% of CEOs believe that sustainability will be important to the future success of their companies."

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"Green buildings can reduce energy use by 50% and water use by 40%."

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"More than 470 companies globally have made 1,000+ commitments to climate action."

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"More than 2.8 billion people live in areas of water scarcity."

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"Only 3% of the world's water is fresh water."

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"More than 180 countries have renewable energy targets in place."

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"Data centers are expected to have the same carbon footprint as the aviation industry by 2020."

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"Sustainable investments reached $30.7 trillion in 2018."

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"A 10% increase in energy efficiency reduces energy costs by 2.2%."

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