For an ecological pact, Nicolas Hulot and the ecological watch committee[Reading report] by Loïc Boulenger


The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC Paris in 2006/2007

The Ecological Pact was written during the presidential campaign in 2007 and consists in a collection of texts and proposals in order to implement a government policy that favours the “Ecological Emergency”, Nicolas Hulot's own words. This Pact advocates a “thought over degrowth”, is pragmatic and aims at providing realistic and concrete political solutions.Nicolas Hulot wishes to fill market failures by re-implementing a strong government policy, without challenging the mechanism of the market. He wants to give more credibility to the government and to politicians in general, who have to keep showing courage.His way of thinking tends to be closer to a kind of “ecological” social-democracy, active and activist, but without wanting to rule out globalisation and capitalism.

Quote article  Loïc Boulenger, « For an ecological pact, Nicolas Hulot and the ecological watch committee », 01 april 2008, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]

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