Capitalism as if the world matters / Jonathon Porritt.

By: Porritt, Jonathon
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, c2008Description: xxiv, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 1844071928; 9781844071920Subject(s): Sustainable development | CapitalismDDC classification: 330.122 LOC classification: HC79.E5 | P667 2005Other classification: 83.21 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
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Table of 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.
Summary: "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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of 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.

"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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