Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy

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Chelsea Green Publishing, 2006 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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With insight, clarity, warmth and enthusiasm, Hazel Henderson announces the mature presence of the green economy. Mainstream media and big business interests have sidelined its emergence and evolution, but it is now a significant and rapidly growing sector.
Throughout Ethical Markets Henderson weaves statistics and analysis with profiles of entrepreneurs, environmentalists, scientists, and professionals. Based on interviews conducted on her longstanding US public television series, these profiles celebrate those who have led the highly successful growth of green businesses around the world. Ethical Markets is the ultimate
sourcebook on todayís thriving green economy.
 

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Contents

Redefining Success
1
Global Corporate Citizenship
23
The Unpaid Love Economy
43
Green Building and Design
59
Community Investing
75
Fair Trade
91
WomenOwned Businesses
107
Renewable Energy
123
Health and Wellness
197
The Future of Socially Responsible Investing
215
Acknowledgments
233
Ethical Markets Research Advisory Board
234
CalvertHenderson Quality of Life Indicators Advisory Board
236
Selected Bibliography
237
Key Web Sites
241
Photo Credits
243

Shareholder Activism
143
Transformation of Work
159
Clean Food
179

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Hazel Henderson, Ph.D., is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of Beyond Globalization and seven other books. As founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC she has created and co-produced its TV series "Ethical Markets". A fellow of the World Business Academy, she serves on several boards and shared the Global Citizen Award with Nobel Laureate A. Perez Esquivel of Argentina. Her articles have appeared in over 250 journals, including (in the US) Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and Challenge; Mainichi (Japan); El Diario (Venezuela); World Economic Herald (China); LeMonde Diplomatique (France); and Australian Financial Review. Her books are translated into German, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Korean, Portuguese, and Chinese.

Simran Sethi is an award-winning journalist who produced and anchored the news for MTV Asia, co-created the MTV India news division, and developed programming for the BBC and Doordarshan through her independent production company SHE TV. She is the host and scriptwriter of Ethical Markets and heads video strategy for TreeHugger.com--the leading environmental blog on the internet. Sethi is a media advocate, serving on the board of directors for the National Radio Project, and is passionate about food justice, currently developing a food curriculum within her local community.

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