The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability - Chapters 4-6 Summary & Analysis

Paul Hawken
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Chapters 4-6 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 4 - Parking Lots and Potato Heads

Corporate America is satisfied with the idea that the health of the ecosystem is defined separately from jobs and business. Distribution and production leave biological life out of the equation. Business has so many positives that it's hard to understand how it has become so destructive over time. It needs to be totally restructured before life on Earth ceases to exist.

The goal of this book is to help readers understand that businesses can act in ways that are restorative to the environment and society. In order to restore, one must admit that something has been removed or lost. It's about healing. In order to think of the future, there must be a design.There must also be a means to pay the bills. Ignoring the problems we already face won't make...

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