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A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life

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Hunter’s prior book, Natural Capitalism, sold more than one million copies and has been translated into 12 languages. Hunter Lovins is the President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions Recipient of the 2008 Sustainability Pioneer Award, Right Livelihood Award, Lindbergh Award, and Leadership in Business. She was named Time magazine’s Millennium 2000 Hero of the Planet John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute. A recognized thought leader in the new economy  and financial system transformation space A Finer Future had its genesis as a request from The Club of Rome to answer the vital question whether it is possible for humanity to avoid total system collapse Hunter Lovins has taken the results of that report and turned it into a book to rally communities, companies, and countries to create a world that works for 100% of humanity Formed in 1968, the Club of Rome comprises around 100 notable scientists, economists, businessmen, high-level civil servants, and former heads of state from around the world. The Club published the well-known book Limits to Growth, which 30 million copies in 30 languages have been sold The research shows that the potential for collapse is real, but we can avoid it with a blend of entrepreneurialism, technology, and good policy A Finer Future demonstrates how to transform finance, corporations, agriculture, energy, and the nature of how we work It describes how to enhance well-being among the many and restore trust and social capital by addressing income inequality and environmental destruction. With references and case studies of solutions it outlines the principles of a regenerative economy and details the policies needed to achieve it. The other authors write regularly for global media, and speak at conferences around the world Intended audience: The primary audience includes policymakers, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, politicians, concerned citizens, and students. They will be reached via numerous channels including: the authors’ vast networks; the authors’ speaking engagements; and key conferences

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