In contrast to the traditional “take-make-dispose” linear economy, which depletes resources, a circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design.
Until a better system becomes clear, we will be stuck with our current dysfunction system of commerce.
The real key to transforming our economy towards greater sustainability is to change the way we think about progress and success.
According to Bob Willard, "There are too many indicators in play. We need to get our act together and identify a critical subset of indicators that are material to important stakeholders, including the environment, society, and shareholders."
Alvin Toffler published Future Shock in 1970, at a time of great social and economic upheaval. Toffler sought to help people make sense of what was going on around them, when many felt overwhelmed, and to help...
Some might say its about getting back to the roots of capitalism, with more emphasis on local economies, owner-managed businesses, and less about rigged markets and unhealthy corporate domination.
Should we seek a new term for 'Capitalism'? Part 2: In the Nursery of the New. Last time out we considered the limitations inherent within the current framework for capitalism, and the call for a vastly ...