State of the World 2008

State of the World 2008

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Environmental issues were once regarded as irrelevant to economic activity, but today they are dramatically rewriting the rules for business, investors, and consumers. Around the world, innovative responses to climate change and other environmental problems are affecting more than $100 billion in annual capital flows as pioneering entrepreneurs, organizations, and governments take steps to create the Eartha€™s first a€œsustainablea€ global economy.The article tells one of the classic Toyota stories of an engineer making wasteful reliance on expensive high ... It has also shifted its business model to sell customers the service of a cleaner facility, in addition to selling chemicals that othersanbsp;...

Title:State of the World 2008
Author:The Worldwatch Institute
Publisher:Island Press - 2015-03-19


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