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"...Our human destiny is inextricable linked to the actions of all other living things. Respecting this principle is the fundamental challenge in changing the nature of business." (Preface, p. XVI)

"We have the capacity and the ability to create a remarkably different economy, one that can restore ecosystems and protect the environment while bringing forth innovation, prosperity, meaningful work, and true security." (Chapter 1, p. 2)

"While commerce at its worst sometimes appears to be a shambles of defilement compared to the beauty and complexity of the natural world, the ideas and much of the technology required for the redesign of our businesses and the restoration of the world are already in hand. What is wanting is collective will." (Chapter 1, p. 17)

"Business is such an efficient form of human endeavor, with so many positive attributes, that it is difficult to comprehend how it has become so destructive-how, in effect, it...

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