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NEW ECONOMICS For the people and planet, by the people! Explore the plethora of economic ideas and alternative systems that move beyond the destructive orthodoxy of neo-liberalism to offer new visions of prosperity and wealth creation based on equity, diversity, and ecological regeneration.

Supply Shock (Audiobook)

‣ Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment. Supply Shock debunks these widely accepted myths and demonstrates that we are in fact navigating the end of the era of economic ...

Supply Shock (Audiobook)

Audiobook $22.95
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Humanizing the Economy (Audiobook)

‣ The cooperative sector boasts 800 million people worldwide, and the UN has declared 2012 to be the year of the co-op. Humanizing the Economy demonstrates how co-operative models for economic and social development are showing the way toward a more equitable future.

Humanizing the Economy (Audiobook)

Audiobook $24.99
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The Art of Social Enterprise (Audiobook)

‣ This guide to social enterprise includes an overview of the emerging field, the mechanics of business practice, and proven principles for success. The Art of Social Enterprise offers legal expertise without the jargon, and provides insight into the many unique challenges and rewards of this approach to making "good" money.

The Art of Social Enterprise (Audiobook)

Audiobook $25.95
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Grocery Story (Audiobook)

Grocery Story makes a compelling case for how food co-ops, as alternatives to corporate grocery giants, are spurring the creation of delicious local food economies and stronger communities, while changing the global food system for the better.

Grocery Story (Audiobook)

Audiobook $31.99
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The Clean Money Revolution (Audiobook)

The Clean Money Revolution is part memoir of an inspiring thought leader's journey from presidential campaigner to pioneering investor, part insider's guide to businesses remaking the world, and part manifesto for a new vision of profit, power, and purpose.

The Clean Money Revolution (Audiobook)

Audiobook $31.99
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In the Business of Change (Audiobook)
In the Business of Change chronicles how social entrepreneurs weary of waste and injustice are using business savvy to tackle challenges in their communities. Part story-telling, part lessons learned, this book is for everyone who wants to rebuild their communities and believes that business can be a powerful, positive force for change.

In the Business of Change (Audiobook)

Audiobook $27.99
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Indigenomics

Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging Indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship, and care for all. Includes voices of leading First Nations business leaders. Powerful reading for business leaders, policymakers, and economists.

Indigenomics

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Ecological Footprint

‣ Ecological overshoot is shaping the 21st century. In Ecological Footprint, Mathis Wackernagel advises us to run our economies on regeneration, rather than by liquidating the planet. He explains the key tool for the job – Footprint and biocapacity accounting – and how it applies to companies, cities, and countries.

Ecological Footprint

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Grocery Story

Grocery Story makes a compelling case for how food co-ops, as alternatives to corporate grocery giants, are spurring the creation of delicious local food economies and stronger communities, while changing the global food system for the better.

Grocery Story

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A Finer Future

‣ Humanity is in a race with catastrophe and charting the course to a regenerative economy is the most important work facing the world. A Finer Future gathers the evidence and delivers the essential blueprint for an economy that works for people and the planet.

A Finer Future

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The Clean Money Revolution

The Clean Money Revolution is part memoir of an inspiring thought leader's journey from presidential campaigner to pioneering investor, part insider's guide to businesses remaking the world, and part manifesto for a new vision of profit, power, and purpose.

The Clean Money Revolution

Paperback $19.99
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In the Business of Change
In the Business of Change chronicles how social entrepreneurs weary of waste and injustice are using business savvy to tackle challenges in their communities. Part story-telling, part lessons learned, this book is for everyone who wants to rebuild their communities and believes that business can be a powerful, positive force for change.

In the Business of Change

Paperback $17.99
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An Economy of Wellbeing

An Economy of Well-being examines the stories and examples of what individuals, families, businesses, non-profit enterprises, communities, and financial institutions can and are doing to implement an economic lifestyle that is based on achieving a flourishing life of well-being and enduring happiness.

An Economy of Wellbeing

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Invest Like You Give a Damn

‣ You give a damn, right?

You want your money to do good, but your pension is riddled with oil and defense companies. Besides, investing is a pain in the ass. It's tedious, and most sustainable and responsible investing books are as much fun as a root canal. You're fighting the urge to bury your head in the sand. What to do?

There is ...

Invest Like You Give a Damn

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The Clean Money Revolution

‣ By 2050, $40 trillion will change hands in North America alone.

From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world.

The dirty money of "business as usual" is on the brink, wedged between catastrophic climate change and the demographic tidal ...

The Clean Money Revolution (Hardback)

Hardback $29.99



Homemade for Sale

‣ From pies to preserves, budding food entrepreneurs are realizing their dreams of earning a living from their home kitchen. Homemade for Sale is the complete guide to conceiving and launching your own cottage food start-up, covering everything from development and marketing to best business practices and planning for the future.

Homemade for Sale

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Sharing is Good

‣ Society is at a crossroads. We can either continue on the path of consumption at any cost, or we can make new choices that will lead to a happier, more rewarding life, while helping to preserve the planet for future generations. Unfortunately, we can't all afford to install solar panels or buy a Prius. Does this mean we are doomed ...

Sharing is Good

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The Art of Social Enterprise

‣ The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely on increasingly scarce grants and donations to sustain their existence. Social enterprise ...

The Art of Social Enterprise

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Supply Shock

‣ Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment. Supply Shock debunks these widely accepted myths and demonstrates that we are in fact navigating the end of the era of economic ...

Supply Shock

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Financing our Foodshed

‣ In towns and cities across North America, a quiet revolution is underway. Fed up with sending their money off to make a fast buck in faraway markets, people are putting their money to work where they live, in markets they trust and understand-starting with food.

Financing Our Foodshed is a collection of real life stories of these ...

Financing our Foodshed

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Occupy Money

‣ As a medium of exchange, money is one of the most ingenious inventions of mankind, as it facilitates the trade of goods and services and allows for specialization and the division of labor. However, compound interest and inflation have caused our monetary system to balloon to the point where bailing out banks, large corporations, ...

Occupy Money

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The New Sustainability Advantage: The Presentation DVD


The New Sustainability Advantage shows how the benefits of the "triple bottom line" can increase a typical company's profit by at least 51 to 81% within five years, depending on the company's size and industry sector, while avoiding risks that could jeopardize its financial wellbeing. Focusing on seven powerful yet easy to grasp ...

The New Sustainability Advantage: The Presentation DVD

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The New Sustainability Advantage

‣ The New Sustainability Advantage shows how the benefits of the "triple bottom line" can increase a typical company's profit by at least 51 to 81% within five years, depending on the company's size and industry sector, while avoiding risks that could jeopardize its financial wellbeing.

Fully revised and updated, this 10th anniversary ...

The New Sustainability Advantage

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The KunstlerCast

‣ James Howard Kunstler has been described as "one of the most outrageous commentators on the American built environment". An outspoken critic of suburban sprawl, Kunstler is often controversial and always provocative. The KunstlerCast is based on the popular weekly podcast of the same name, which features Kunstler in dialogue with ...

The KunstlerCast

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The End of Growth

‣ Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history. The expansionary trajectory of industrial civilization ...

The End of Growth

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The Wealth of Nature

The Wealth of Nature proposes a new model of economics based on the integral value of ecology. Building on the foundations of E.F. Schumacher's revolutionary "economics as if people mattered", this book examines the true cost of confusing money with wealth. By analyzing the mistakes of contemporary economics, it shows how an economy ...

The Wealth of Nature

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Creating Wealth

‣ Communities everywhere are challenged by issues such as health, elder and child care, housing, education, food security and the environment. On the surface, these problems appear to be rooted in economic crisis-forexample budget cuts have triggered reduced public services, soaring food prices have created food security concerns, ...

Creating Wealth

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Fleeing Vesuvius

‣ The financial crisis that has blighted the world's richest countries since 2008 was a turning point in human history because it ushered in an era in which economies will tend to shrink rather than grow. Incomes will decline becausethe natural resources required for growth-particularly oil, the lifeblood of the world economy-can ...

Fleeing Vesuvius

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Humanizing the Economy

‣ At the close of the twentieth century, corporate capitalism extended its reach over the globe. While its defenders argue that globalization is the only way forward for modern, democratic societies, the spread of this system is failing to meet even the most basic needs of billions of individuals around the world. Moreover, the entrenchment ...

Humanizing the Economy

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Wearing Smaller Shoes
You've been wondering how to reduce your footprint, but are intimidated by the idea that nothing less than installing solar panels and going off the grid will work. Nonsense-no need to be scared off by all that "green" noise. You have two goals: saving your money and saving resources-and you can do that by making quiet, gradual ...

Wearing Smaller Shoes

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Life, Money and Illusion
In recent years, unchecked growth has brought us to the brink of economic and environmental collapse. Life, Money and Illusion was inspired by the dilemma of having an economic structure that has to grow to remain healthy, while facing the finite limits of our planet. This revised and updated edition launches a review of economic ...

Life, Money and Illusion

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The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook
This practical, easy-to-follow guidebook helps sustainability champions at any level in a company lead a transformation to a smarter, more successful, and more sustainable enterprise. The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook outlines the transformational steps to take, tips and techniques to use, and derailers to avoid.

Bob Willard's ...

The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook

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The Carbon Charter

‣ As mayors and city councilors seek solutions to climate change, existing policies and legislation can stand in the way of effective change.

The Carbon Charter is the first book to describe the municipal bylaws required to abate climate change and create sustainable communities. It provides city councilors with a cut-and-paste set ...

The Carbon Charter

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Wild Foresting

‣ There is an emerging revolution in wild forest relationships. Wild foresting has evolved from ecoforestry, going far beyond merely having a minimum impact on the world, to sustaining and promoting forest health, and biological and cultural diversity. Wild foresting promotes the responsible use of forests, connects indigenous knowledge ...

Wild Foresting

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Five Ring Circus

‣ The shiny rings of the Olympic Games have grown tarnished over the years as doping, corruption and other scandals rise to the surface. Those scandals are the tip of the iceberg, according to author Christopher Shaw, the lead spokesperson for several anti-Games groups.

Five Ring Circus details the history of how Vancouver won the ...

Five Ring Circus

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ECOpreneuring

‣ Powerful social trends towards green living, relocalization and self-sufficiency have fanned the fires of would-be ecopreneurs in North America, driving a shift towards prioritizing purpose over profits, and building community over building market share. A nation of 9 to 5-ers is giving way to a spirited bunch of innovators, searching ...

ECOpreneuring

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Building an Ark

Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering is a first-of-its-kind, inspiring look at practical solutions to the impact humans have on animals and the natural world.

Factory farms, habitat destruction, animal product testing, the abuse and neglect of companion animals, the illegal trade in endangered species, unsustainable ...

Building an Ark

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The New Village Green

‣ The village green is the focal point of any community; a gathering place where the best ideas take root and the brightest voices are heard.

The New Village Green gathers some of the best ideas and brightest voices of the green community; some famous and familiar, others fresh and unknown. Each tells an absorbing story, and collectively ...

The New Village Green

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The Economics of Happiness

‣ We all know that money can't buy you love…or happiness, but we have been living our lives as though the accumulation of wealth is the key to our dreams.

Why, in spite of increasing economic prosperity over the past 50 years, are many conditions of well-being in decline and rates of happiness largely unchanged since the 1950s?

Why ...

The Economics of Happiness

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Urban Meltdown

‣ In 1950, only thirty percent of the world's population lived in cities. By 2007, the planet's population has now doubled and today, as many people live in cities as populated the entire planet in 1950. Eighty percent of the planet's greenhouse gases are created by these energy-intensive urban centers. Thus, the key to creating ...

Urban Meltdown

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The Oil Depletion Protocol

‣ Since oil is the primary fuel of global industrial civilization, its imminent depletion is a problem that will have profound impact on every aspect of modern life. Without international agreement on how to manage the decline of this vital resource, the world faces unprecedented risk of conflict and collapse.

The Oil Depletion Protocol ...

The Oil Depletion Protocol

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The Next Sustainability Wave

‣ The idea of sustainability has been embraced enthusiastically by some businesses and rejected by others. The first wave of corporate converts to sustainability was driven by a PR crisis perhaps, regulatory pressures, or the founder's personal passion. The next wave, however, requires different drivers if it is to build a critical ...

The Next Sustainability Wave

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Rural Renaissance

‣ In the '60s it was called the "back to the land" movement, and in Helen and Scott Nearings' day, it was "living the good life." Whatever the term, North Americans have always yearned for a simpler way. But how do you accomplish that today?

Blending inspiration with practical how-to's, Rural Renaissance captures the American dream ...

Rural Renaissance

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The Natural Step for Communities

‣ Sustainability may seem like one more buzzword, and cities and towns like the last places to change, but The Natural Step for Communities provides inspiring examples of communities that have made dramatic changes toward sustainability, and explains how others can emulate their success.

Chronicled in the book are towns like Övertorneå, ...

The Natural Step for Communities

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Superbia!

Superbia! is a book of practical ideas for creating more socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. It is about remaking suburban and urban neighborhoods to serve people better and to reduce human impact on the environment.

The authors first trace the history of the suburbs, showing how they fail to meet ...

Superbia!

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Dancing with the Tiger

‣ Making social and ecological change happen is not easy. At both the planetary and organizational levels, it is a dance that is fraught with danger for both the change agents themselves and their organizations. It is like dancing with a tiger.

For corporations, communities and other organizations, the choreography of the dance toward ...

Dancing with the Tiger

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The Natural Step for Business

The Natural Step for Business examines how four very successful "evolutionary" corporations in Sweden and the United States-including IKEA and Scandic Hotels in Sweden, and Collins Pine and Interface in the U.S.-are positioning themselves for long-term competitiveness using The Natural Step as a central part of their corporate ...

The Natural Step for Business

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Ripples from the Zambezi

‣ After six years of economic development work in Africa, Ernesto Sirolli witnessed how little most foreign aid programs were actually doing for the people they hoped to help-from creating a communal tomato field on the banks of the Zambezi river (only to be demolished by the river's hippos at harvest time) to donating snow-plows ...

Ripples from the Zambezi

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