A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life

Creating an Economy in Service to Life
 
 
New Society Publishers
  • erscheint ca. am 27. September 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 432 Seiten
978-0-86571-898-2 (ISBN)
 
Hunter's prior book, Natural Capitalism, sold more than one million copies and has been translated into 12 languages.
Hunter Lovins is the President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Recipient of the 2008 Sustainability Pioneer Award, Right Livelihood Award, Lindbergh Award, and Leadership in Business. She was named Time magazine's Millennium 2000 Hero of the Planet
John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute. A recognized thought leader in the new economy and financial system transformation space
A Finer Future had its genesis as a request from The Club of Rome to answer the vital question whether it is possible for humanity to avoid total system collapse
Hunter Lovins has taken the results of that report and turned it into a book to rally communities, companies, and countries to create a world that works for 100% of humanity
Formed in 1968, the Club of Rome comprises around 100 notable scientists, economists, businessmen, high-level civil servants, and former heads of state from around the world. The Club published the well-known book Limits to Growth, which 30 million copies in 30 languages have been sold
The research shows that the potential for collapse is real, but we can avoid it with a blend of entrepreneurialism, technology, and good policy
A Finer Future demonstrates how to transform finance, corporations, agriculture, energy, and the nature of how we work
It describes how to enhance well-being among the many and restore trust and social capital by addressing income inequality and environmental destruction.
With references and case studies of solutions it outlines the principles of a regenerative economy and details the policies needed to achieve it.
The other authors write regularly for global media, and speak at conferences around the world
Intended audience: The primary audience includes policymakers, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, politicians, concerned citizens, and students. They will be reached via numerous channels including: the authors' vast networks; the authors' speaking engagements; and key conferences
New edition
  • Englisch
  • Gabriola Island
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  • USA
  • Neue Ausgabe
  • Gewebe-Einband
100 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
  • 594 gr
978-0-86571-898-2 (9780865718982)
0865718989 (0865718989)
L. Hunter Lovins, Time Magazine's Millennium Hero for the Planet, is a business professor, President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, and co-author of The Way Out and the best-selling Natural Capitalism. Stewart Wallis was Executive Director of the New Economics Foundation, UK, and advises the World Economic Forum. Anders Wijkman is Co-Chair of the Club of Rome, a former EU parliamentarian, and co-author of Bankrupting Nature and Come On! John Fullerton is President of Capital Institute and former Managing Director at JP Morgan.
Introduction: Welcome to the Anthropocene

Chapter One: Collapse: It's a Risk: We're in a Mess

Chapter Two: What Got Us into the Mess?

Chapter Three: Tell me a story: To Avoid Collapse We Need a New Narrative

Chapter Four: Buying Time

Chapter Five: Elements of the New Plot

5.1: Financial Sector Reform

5.2: Corporate Reform

5.3: Agriculture Reform

5.4: Energy Reform

5.5: The Mother of All Disruptions

Chapter Six: Systemic Change; What Has to Happen to Get Us Out of the Mess

6.1 Redistribution of wealth

6.2 Meeting the Basic Needs of All

6.3 Strategic Management of the Commons

6.4 Confronting the Myth of Growth

6.5 A Values Shift

6.6 Rethinking governance

6.7 Think Global Act Local

Chapter Seven: A Finer Future is Possible

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