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New Economics - The "Green" Economy

"Markets make a good servant, a bad master, and a worse religion."
- Amory Lovins

Food Water Energy Shelter Health Living sust Transport Community Matl Resrcs
World crisis Economics Environment Politics Systems thinking Alt. Technol. About us Index
Title Author, etc. Medium Topic Library Description
Greed to Green David Gottfried Book Green Building ILL (KSC if enough interest) Memiors of David Gottfried, who more or less single-handledly created the US Green Building Council, then the World Building Council. The LEED standards were developed by the USGBC.
Green to Gold Esty & Winston Book Economics Both How smart companies use environmental strategy...
The Green Collar Economy Jones, Van Book Economics Kl Co Creatng jobs from environmental needs
  • The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) is the fastest growing alliance of entrepreneurs, business networks, and local economy funders in North America. Comprising more than 80 networks, BALLE represents over 30,000 independent businesses across the U.S. and Canada.
  • A collection of Business Case Reports describing 'green' solutions to business problems.
  • Interface Inc., a carpet manufacturer, was one of the first businesses to study how pursuit of sustainability could positively affect all aspects of their business. This report looks at how that happened.
  • Green America provides The National Green Pages, a directory of 'green' businesses and products. "Our mission is to harness economic power the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society."
  • The Natural Step works to build an ecologically and economically sustainable society. Its science-based framework has been used by businesses, government agencies, communities and individuals in pursuit of sustainability.
  • A look at the New Economy of Resilience, from 'New England New Economy Transition'

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