The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability - Preface - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Paul Hawken
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Preface - Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

The Ecology of Commerce by Paul Hawken addresses the topic of business and its effect on the environment. According to Hawken, businesses don't have to destroy the environment. Rather, business can become the catalyst to change and save the environment.

Preface - Chapter 3

Preface - The idea for this book emerged when the author was in the Waldorf-Astoria ballroom. A company the author represented had been nominated for an Environmental Stewardship Award. As he went to accept the award and thank people, he suddenly realized that his company did not deserve the reward, and neither did anyone else.

All the effort they put into helping the environment barely scratched the surface of the real problem. While this was a good step, the problem was much greater. It was more about a mindset and an understanding of what...

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