Capitalism as If the World Matters

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Earthscan, 2007 - Business & Economics - 360 pages
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When first published, Capitalism as if the World Matters, by one of the leading 'eco-warriors' of our time, shocked a generation of both environmentalists and business people. Jonathon Porritt brushed aside their artificial battle lines with a powerful argument that the only way to save the world from environmental catastrophe is to embrace a new type of capitalism, and to do it quickly. In this substantially revised and updated edition, Porritt extends his powerful and controversial argument by providing fresh evidence and suggesting new actions.

New content includes in-depth coverage of the USA, with case studies examining the role of huge American corporations such as Wal-Mart and General Electric, plus a close look at China and the global impact this economic giant may have in the twenty-first century. This is a must-read for everyone who has a stake in the future of the world, from business executives to environmental activists, from community leaders to the politicians with their hands on the levers of power. Published with Forum for the Future

  

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User Review  - Lee Park - Goodreads

Very insightful view of the problems the current form of Capitalism creates and well researched and instinctive strategies to make it more sustainable. Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher Lascelles - Goodreads

For an in-depth, well-researched and an incredibly well-written summary on the crisis of capitalism, then look no further than this book. Porritt has a wealth of experience on the subject due to his ... Read full review

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PART II A FRAMEWORK FOR SUSTAINABLE CAPITALISM
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PART III BETTER LIVES IN A BETTER WORLD
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About the author (2007)

Jonathon Porritt is Co-Founder and Programme Director of Forum for the Future. A leading adviser to business and industry, he was appointed by the prime minister as Chairman of the new UK Sustainable Development Commission. He is Co-Director of The Prince of Wales's Business and Environment Programme as well as a Board Member of the South West Regional Development Agency in the UK.

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