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Corporate Leaders Cast Doubt on Global Sustainability

A new survey shows that many top business executives from around the world believe that the global economy may not be able to keep up with growing populations' demands on natural resources.

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Many top CEOs from around the world who were recently surveyed on behalf of the U.N. Global Compact, a worldwide corporate sustainability initiative, believe that the global economy may not be able to keep up with growing populations' demands on natural resources like water. According to the survey, which was reported on by CNBC, "business efforts on sustainability may have plateaued" in developing supplies of natural resources that are being depleted by a burgeoning middle class. Global sustainability will also be the focus of the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting this week.

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