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    DescriptionOn its first publication 10 years ago, Natural Capitalism rocked the world of business with its innovative new approach - an approach that fused ecological integrity with business acumen using the radical concept of natural capitalism. This 10th-anniversary edition features a new Introduction by Amory B. Lovins and Paul Hawken which updates the story to include the successes of the last decade. It clearly sets out the path that we must now take to ensure the future prosperity of our civilisation and our planet.


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    Title
    Natural Capitalism
    Subtitle
    The Next Industrial Revolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Hawken, By (author) L. Hunter Lovins, By (author) Amory B. Lovins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844071708
    ISBN 10: 1844071707
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
    BIC subject category V2: KCS, KJC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17830
    DC22: 338.064
    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000
    Thema V1.0: KCS, KJC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Figures, graphs, index
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Earthscan Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, educator and best-selling author of The Ecology of Commerce, The Next Economy and Growing a Business (also a TV series). Amory B Lovins is Co-founder, Chairman, and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute and a co-author of Factor Four (Earthscan, 1997). The Centennial Issue of The Wall Street Journal named him among 39 people in the world most likely to change the course of business in the 1990s, and Time in 2009 called him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. L. Hunter Lovins is the President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions. She is a founding professor of sustainable management at Presidio Graduate School, and a consultant to companies around the world. A co-author of Factor Four (Earthscan, 1997) her latest book, Climate Capitalism, will be published in 2011.
    Review quote
    'This is a huge deal' Bill Clinton 'An analysis of how capitalism would work if the world's 'natural capital' were properly valued, resulting in a drastic reduction in resource use by industrialised countries' The Financial Times 'A powerful, visionary statement by three of the world's leading consultants on the greening of business' The Times Higher Education Supplement 'If any book can be said to usher in a hopeful new age, it's this' Jonathon Porritt, Director, Forum for the Future 'Leaves every reader with the hope that the old battle between business and the environment can reach a peaceful and constructive conclusion' Frances Cairncross, The Economist 'The whole concept of natural capital manages to be both pragmatic and idealistic which, in my book, adds up to inspirational' Anita Roddick, The Body Shop International 'This is smart, strategic thinking' The Independent 'Includes a wealth of real examples...The authors provide a boldly practical way forward' The Times 'Points the way to a world where the profit motive and social responsibility march hand in hand' John Quelch, Dean, London Business School 'This book is awash with ideas and is meant for a wide readership... Ultimately, this is a universal call to action so that it is really meant for everyone.' Progress in Development Studies 'This book makes an important contribution, with many valuable insights, to the debate on the changes needed to secure a future for humankind and life on Earth.' Brian Leslie, Sustainable Economics, August 2010.
    Table of contents
    New Introduction by Amory B. Lovins and Paul Hawken The Next Industrial Revolution Hypercars and Neighbourhoods Waste Not The Making of the World Building Blocks Designing Whole Systems Muda, Service and Flow Capital Gains Filaments of Nature Food for Life Aqueous Solutions Climate - Making Sense and Making Money making markets work Human Capitalism Once Upon a Planet