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Greening South America, one business at a time

A look at how small and medium-sized businesses on the continent are starting to play a bigger role in environmental sustainability

  • Jun 21, 2016
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Brand-name billion-dollar multinationals tend to get the lion’s share of attention when the topic of environmentally- friendly industry comes up. But as Alanna Mitchell reports, in South American countries such as Argentina, small and medium-sized businesses are emerging as role players, too. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Greening South America, one business at a time“.

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