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COME ON!

The human footprint is increasing fast and will – if not reversed – eventually lead to a collapse of the global economy. So say the authors of the new book Come On! which proposes an overhaul in...
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Shapership: The Art of Shaping the Future

Shapership is the Art of Shaping new Realities, opening new paths to the Future and bringing new “shapes” to Society. It is neither Leadership, nor Entrepreneurship. It is a capacity anyone...
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Sustainability Valuation of Business

Proposes a new approach towards integrating corporate environmental responsibility into the valuation of a firm Presents an innovative path for firms and policy makers to work together for...
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GOING PAST LIMITS TO GROWTH

Growth is a dominant economic driver accounting for the wealth of nations and organizations alike. However, in the face of environmental pressures, widespread social and economic imbalance, and...
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Food Scarcity Unavoidable by 2100?

The planetary food production, although practiced since millennia, is quite complex. Holistic approaches are indispensable, however difficult to realize. Novel elements are used: the Köppen-Geiger...
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Money and Sustainability - the missing link

Bernard Lietaer, author, financial expert, and co-designer of the ECU (the monetary mechanism that later became the euro) presented compelling arguments to show that there is a structural flaw in...
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TO CHOOSE OUR FUTURE

Since its independence in 1947, India has made enormous progress. More people than ever before have longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Rapid gains in agriculture, industry, energy...
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ON THE EDGE

In 1972, The Limits to Growth helped people understand that world resources are limited. Soon after, people became aware of threats to the world?s rainforests, the biggest terrestrial...
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CHANGE THE STORY, CHANGE THE FUTURE

Humans live through stories, says David Korten, and the stories that now govern our society have set us on a path to certain self-destruction. In this profound book, Korten shares the results of...
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EXTRACTED

How the Quest for Mineral Wealth Is Plundering the Planet – published 12 June 2014 In this Report to the Club of Rome,to be released on 12 June, Ugo Bardi delivers a sweeping history of the...
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THE COUNT-UP TO 2052: AN OVERARCHING FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION.

The German version of the latest Report to the Club of Rome, “2052-A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years”, written by Jorgen Randers is now available. The German translation is published by...
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The Employment Dilemma and the Future of Work A report to the Club of Rome

by Orio Giarini and Patrick Liedtke Because of high demand for this report to the Club of Rome a new edition has been published. The European Support Centre has received a few copies from the...
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Reading the Kyoto Protocol Ethical Aspects of the Convention on Climate Change

with contributions by Raoul Weiler, Florentin Krause, Wolfgang Sachs, Hub Zwart, Joseph Keulartz, Riccardo Petrella eidted by Etienne Vermeersch This book is an inspiring collection of...
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BANKRUPTING NATURE

Humanity is in deep denial about the magnitude of the environmental challenges and resource constraints it faces. Despite growing scientific consensus on environmental threats and the risks of...
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Limits to Privatization

by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker The Report to the Club of Rome "Limits to Privatization" is the first thorough audit of privatizations from around the world. It outlines the historical emergence...
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Limits to Growth - The 30 Year Update

by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, Dennis Meadows In 1972 "The Limits to Growth" shocked the world. The authors looked into the future and sounded an alarm, for the first time showing the...
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Statement of the Club of Rome to the World Summit on the Information Society

The EU-Chapter played a major role in the development of the statement of the Club of Rome to the World Summit. It deals with information technology and innovation, networks and infrastructures,...
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Visions and Roadmaps for Sustainable Development in a Networked Knowledge Society

Report of a Workshop Co-chaired by the Presidents of the Brussels EU-Chapter of the Club of Rome and the “Factor 10 Institute”
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Statement of the Club of Rome to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

The Club of Rome emphasised the need for changes in order to achieve a sustainable future
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