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Graeme Maxton, Secretary General of the Club of Rome Graeme Maxton @ Guardian sustainable business: Economic growth doesn’t create jobs, it destroys them

After so many years of being told the same thing, it is barely surprising that we believe it. Economic growth is good and essential to all we do. Growth creates work. Work creates wealth. Wealth closes the gap between rich and poor. [...] 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

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Jorgen Randers Jorgen Randers at ICLEI World Congress on sustainable urban solutions

Club of Rome Member Jorgen Randers was one of the speakers at the ICLEI World Congress on sustainable urban solutions, held from 8-12 April 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. The ICLEI World Congress inspired Mayors and city officials to take home and implement the sustainable solutions we need for a viable urban future. [...] read more

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LtG Symposium What’s the limit to the planet’s growth?

Author and Fellow of the International Center of the Club of Rome, Dr Kerryn Higgs, examines how society’s commitment to growth has marginalised scientific findings on the limits of growth, which are often labelled bogus predictions of imminent doom. She asks how endless growth is possible on a planet with finite resources. [...] read more

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Klimalandsgemeinde 2015 Direct Democracy for Climate Protection in Switzerland

The Club of Rome is organizing partner of the “Klimalandsgemeinde 2015“, a project based on the traditional Swiss direct democracy approach, granting 10.000 Swiss Francs for the implementation of local climate protection initiatives. [...] read more

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The Blue Economy The Blue Economy

This Report to the Club of Rome has stimulated broad discussions but more important, the worldwide team of ZERI and The Blue Economy with representations in 34 cities monitored and stimulated the original proposals. Click here to find our more and download some “case” reports. [...] read more