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The Post Industrial World Economy: Upside Down and Backward

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Business leader, environmentalist, and author Paul Hawken is a leading proponent of natural capitalism: corporate reform with respect to ecological practices. Hawken spoke last spring at Clarkson University, as part of the college's series on sustainability. He opened his remarks with his explanation of the world economy now, calling it "upside down and backwards." The entire speech can be heard at:

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Martha Foley
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Issues: Paul Hawken on Natural Capitalism

Author and businessman Paul Hawken envisions a new kind of economy, one that protects natural resources, creates more jobs, and gives businesses a competitive advantage. Hawken recently talked about this "Natural Capitalism" in Potsdam. He spoke at Clarkson University, Potsdam, on April 26, 2002 as a part of Clarkson University's Enviornmental Sustainability Initiative and the North Country Sustainable Energy Fair.

Paul Hawken on Natural Capitalism (Real 50:47)

Paul Hawken Natural Capitalism website
North Country Sustainable Energy Fair
Clarkson University's Sustainability Series

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