News Digest Item
20 Sep 2016

Germany perceived as green economy leader

Dual Citizen LLC

While Germany is perceived by experts to be the world’s top green economy performer, the country comes in fifth for its actual performance, according to development and green growth communications consultancy Dual Citizen LLC. The consultancy’s 5th Global Green Economy Index compares how countries perform in the global green economy with how experts rank this performance. “As a developed economy, Germany’s next challenge is to translate this strong foundation to consistent declines year-over-year in the carbon intensity of its economy, an outcome that has not yet been observed there,” says the report.

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