The Restoration Economy: The Greatest New Growth Frontier

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Nov 2, 2002 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
The Restoration Economy reveals the previously undocumented trillion-dollar global industries that are restoring our natural and manmade environments. Restorative development is rapidly overtaking new development because we are running out of things to develop. Most natural areas are already either farmed or degraded, and cities have built all the way to their borders. However, there is no lack of things to redevelop and restore. Storm Cunningham surveys the wide range of restoration industries and points out the connections among them. He shows, for example, how the restoration of a river ecosystem can have a major impact on the commercial success of a redeveloped historic urban waterfront. Written for a broad range of audiences, The Restoration Economy is an entertaining blend of business, science, and economics that details exciting new business and investment opportunities in this dynamic economic sector.
 

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Storm Cunningham is the author of "The Restoration Economy", the first book to document the emergence and importance of the restorative development trend. He is the CEO of Resolution Fund, LLC, a global-focused firm that helps communities revitalize their economy, environment, and quality of life. He is also founder of Revitalization Institute, a global non-profit academy for community renewal and natural resource restoration.

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