Top 10 greenest countries

Staff Writer
|Sep 24|magazine1 min read

10. Vietnam

HDI: 0.683 (Medium)

HPI: 40.3 (5th)

GGE: 2.66

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Despite having the lowest HDI rank on our list, Vietnam has already obtained one of the world’s highest Happy Planet Index rankings. Rather than developing at any cost and then seeking to undo the resulting environmental damage, the country has achieved sustainability at the outset with high investment in renewable energy and anaerobic technology for electricity generation.