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When Corporation rule the World - Book cover When Corporations Rule the World

In this new edition of his classic book, Club of Rome Member David Korten illuminates the convergence of ideological, political, and technological forces that have driven an ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in a handful of corporations and financial institutions and left the market system blind to all but its own short-term financial gains. [...] read more

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Elites have fundamentally failed us on climate change Elites have fundamentally failed us on climate change

Club of Rome Full Member Ian Dunlop argues that “in the climate arena, the elites are not contributing”. In an article published in the Australian newspaper The Age he analyses “the recent utterances of Maurice Newman, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council, suggesting that climate change is nothing more than an attempt to establish ‘a new world order under the UN’”. [...] read more

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A Call for Strong and Urgent Action A Call for Strong and Urgent Climate Action

The International Symposium on Climate Change and World Development issues a Call for Strong and Urgent Climate Action. [...] read more

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Silhouette of St. Peters Basilica in Vatican City Vatican has it right

The Papal encyclical on the environment is especially welcome at the Club of Rome which introduced the idea of “Limits to Growth” in the 1970s. “The Pope makes points that are indistinguishable from those that the Club of Rome has been making for years”, says Roberto Peccei, Vice President. [...] read more

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The Circular Economy and Benefits for Society The Circular Economy and Benefits for Society

Download an interim report with a Swedish case study that shows jobs and climate as clear winners of a circular economy – where products are designed for ease of recycling, reuse, disassembly and remanufacturing to replace the traditional, linear ’take, make & dispose’ model that has dominated the economy so far. This, no doubt, is a major prerequisite to stay within the Planetary Boundaries. [...] read more