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Readers report mixed findings on green practices

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Articles - June 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

In this issue we celebrate the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon, those Oregon companies and nonprofits that rank highly among their employees for their sustainable workplace practices. This month’s Input asked similar questions of readers about their organization’s green practices. The 654 respondents who took the late April survey, conducted by our research Partner CFM Strategic Communications,  reported that more companies are participating in sustainable practices since we first asked the question in 2006, but perceptions that requiring sustainable activities would help economic development have declined.

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