Many Shades of Green 2012 - California's Shift to a Cleaner, More Productive Economy

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Next 10 is an independent, nonpartisan organization that educates, engages, and empowers Californians to improve the state’s future. Next 10 was founded in 2003 by businessman and philanthropist F. Noel Perry. Next 10 is focused on innovationand the intersection between the economy, the environment,
and quality of l ife issues for all Californians.

This report serves as a companion to Next 10’s California Green Innovation Index, and the analysis presented herein builds on the green business analysis published in the Index since 2008. The Index tracks California’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, implementing inn ovative public policy, generating technological and business inn ovation, and growing businesses and jobs that enable the transformation to a more resource-efficient economy.