The Ecology of Commerce - Chapter 4, Parking Lots and Potato Heads Summary & Analysis

Paul Hawken
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It doesn't seem to bother businesses that the welfare of the ecosystem is viewed separately from business and jobs. "What is required is a total redesign of what it means to be in business at the latter stages of the twentieth century, when science can tell us clearly and without doubt that our present course of action is extinguishing life on earth," says Hawken (Chapter 4, pg. 58). There are ways that businesses can act that serve the purpose of restoration in terms of the environment.

Society is stuck with a bill from past generations for the damages that have been done. These bills have to be paid in order to save the planet. The amount of money spent on the Cold War would have replaced the world's infrastructure. Businesses must change. They cannot expect...

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