Balancing Growth, Environment: Sweden Is Best

According to a report, Sweden does the best job of balancing growth and environment. European nations hold the first five positions.

"Germany was 13th, Japan 24th, and the United States 27th.Six developing countries -- the Dominican Republic, Belize, Guyana, Uruguay, Surinam, and Peru -- made it into the top 20 in the complex points system adopted by the report titled 'The Well-being of Nations,' which grades 180 countries."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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