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Capitalism as if the world matters

Author: Jonathon Porritt
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this fresh, politically charged analysis, Jonathon Porritt addresses the most pressing question of the 21st century: can capitalism, as the only real economic game in town, be retooled to deliver a sustainable future? Drawing on the latest research, Porritt argues that it can and it must be, and he lays out the framework for a new 'sustainable capitalism' that cuts across the political divides in offering a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathon Porritt
ISBN: 1844071928 9781844071920
OCLC Number: 61179551
Description: xvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I: Our unsustainable world --
Conflicting imperatives --
Sustainable development for real --
Re-engaging with economic growth --
Unsustainable capitalism? --
Through the global looking glass --
II: A framework for sustainable capitalism --
The five capitals framework --
Natural capital --
Human capital --
Social capital --
Manufactured capital --
Financial capital --
III: Better lives in a better world --
Confronting denial --
Changing the metrics --
Business excellence --
Civil society --
Visions and values --
Converging imperatives.
Responsibility: Jonathon Porritt.
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