By Maximilian Martin
This e-book develops a entire framework for developing sustainable new company methods on an incredible scale. It relates the ability of entrepreneurship, funding and know-how to 4 parts within which growth is urgently had to get out of the world’s present deadlock. those are: game-changing suggestions in businesses; a manner ahead for the worldwide type that reconciles competitiveness and employee dignity; turning round the power problem; and restoring capital markets to being the funders of human development and prosperity that they as soon as were—the items of the puzzle that's our destiny. a variety of case reviews and actionable directions express how one can concretely get the activity done.
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Just consider how the current migration from Africa across the Mediterranean is putting pressure on Europe. The implications are scary for everyone: for Western liberal democracy; for the societies of origin that lose their most enterprising people; and for the refugees who often suffer personal tragedies when they embark on small boats to cross the seas, responding to desperation with daring. To master the multitude of challenges we face, what we really need are fresh ideas. And we need equally clever ways to go about implementing them.
Instead, sustainable consumption “may need to be more weighted towards improving efﬁciencies of production, infrastructures and municipal services” in these regions . While the data points will multiply in the years to come, there is already enough evidence to suggest that companies should consider the LOHAS trend and think hard about business innovations in their value chains. To illustrate the opportunity, consider the story of retailer Whole Foods Market, as described below (Spotlight 2).
Ethiopia and Myanmar cereal production (source Calculated from World Bank)  . . . . 4 ..... 23 ..... 36 50 ..... 106 ..... 118 ..... 118 ..... 144 ..... 170 ..... 3 The four drivers of sustainable value creation (source author) [2, p. 4]. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cost and resource savings in a sample factory (source author)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Performance and readiness of wind technologies (source author)  . . . .
Building the Impact Economy: Our Future, Yea or Nay by Maximilian Martin