Half of Italy's eco-friendly firms based in north

The rest spread out in center, southern regions

(ANSA) - Rome, November 4 - Half of Italy's 341,500 green-friendly companies are located in the north, while the remaining 50% is spread out between the central and southern regions, Unioncamere chambers of commerce association and Symbola Foundation think tank said Tuesday. According to the data, 94,000 eco-friendly enterprises are based in the north-west of the country and 75,600 in the north-east. The south boasts 94,000 green companies and the centre 65,000. Lombardy tops the list of regions with the highest number of enterprises that have cut CO2 emissions and invested in green technologies, with 62,000 companies, while Veneto and Emilia Romagna come in second and third with 35,650 and 29,480 such companies, respectively.


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