The United States is among the most progressive in the developed world, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ranked the United States No. 3 on the “progressive share of GDP” metric, which measures economic progress and the degree to which the nation is taking on more of the burden of global problems, such as climate change.
The U.S. ranked No. 6 in the world in terms of its progress in the past 20 years, ahead of Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Canada, the OECD said.
The United States also had the lowest rate of climate change and most advanced medical care, the report said.
On a per capita basis, the United Kingdom and Canada ranked first and second, respectively, for progressive economic growth.
In comparison, the U.K. and Canada are second and third, respectively.
The OECD said the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, which the organization has set for 2030, were the foundation of the U,S.
The report found the United states is “on track to meet its 2030 goal” of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 28 percent compared with 2005 levels.