To save the planet, give up capitalism - by Hervé Kempf[Reading report] by Morgane Guilhe La Combe de Villers

2014-02-28

The author is part of the "Alternative Management" third year specialization program in HEC Paris

Our generation's challenge is to resolve the environmental crisis and to establish a new economic model which would be consistent with the planet's needs. Hervé Kempf considers that time has come to abandon capitalism and come back to the logics of solidarity. To do so, it is necessary to change our collective psychology and current social codes that are only driven by individualism and unrestrained consumption, thus feeding capitalism

Quote article  Morgane Guilhe La Combe de Villers , « To save the planet, give up capitalism - by Hervé Kempf », 28 february 2014, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/331.sls

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