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How do sustainability measures differ amongst the top 30 Fortune 500 companies? Business performance depends on sustainability practices, which differ from company to company and are prioritized differently across industries. To explore this question, I compiled a list of the top 30 companies and thoroughly investigated their sustainability reports. I then noted the company goals within these reports, assembling an inventory of nearly 100 diverse goals. By breaking down my findings into industrial groupings and averaging the frequency of the goals within the list of companies, I found valuable insights on the predominant focuses across industries. I expect to continue to find distinctions across industry lines, discovering patterns that classify specific goals for specific industries. The study explores the values of the top companies in the world and how they plan on sustaining the environment and their individual success.



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The Difference in Sustainability Measures Across Fortune 500 Companies