Why Corporation 2020? by Pavan Sukhdev
The Case for a New Corporation in the Next Decade

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In Why Corporation 2020?, Pavan Sukhdev examines the many critical planetary boundaries that we are approaching, from greenhouse gas emissions to the nitrogen cycle, freshwater and land use, and food security, and argues that sweeping changes are needed to reform the way we deal with the earth’s resources. Sukhdev makes an arresting case for including the private sector in these changes, arguing that a new corporate model is needed in the next decade to avert irreparable ecological harm.

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About Pavan Sukhdev

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Pavan Sukhdev is Founder–CEO of GIST Advisory, an environmental consulting firm that helps governments and corporations discover, value, and manage their impacts on natural and human capital. He has been awarded the 2011 McCluskey Fellowship by Yale University. Previously, he was Special Adviser and Head of UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative, lead author of their “Green Economy Report”, and Study Leader for the G8+5 commissioned project on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (“TEEB”). A former banker at Deutsche Bank, he founded and chaired Global Markets Centre–Mumbai, a leading-edge front-office offshoring company. Sukhdev chairs the World Economic Forum’s “Global Agenda Council” on Biodiversity, was a speaker at Davos in 2010 and 2011, and serves on the boards of Conservation International and the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
Published June 15, 2012 by Island Press. 30 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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