Distinctive Doors released an infographic earlier this month showing how sustainable business practices are starting to help companies become more profitable.

Consumers have influence on the way manufacturers produce their goods. Many are willing to pay more for an eco-friendly product, which catches the ear of manufacturers — as well as marketing departments.

This infographic details how consumer attitudes have changed about green products, and details the performance of companies that have taken on sustainability in some part of their business operations. It also gives a year on year analysis of carbon emissions output and the impact on its footprint by countries around the world.

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