Artists, can touch millions of people with a song, book or movie, and can play a key role in moving the global economy toward a greener future. The time to act is now. We need sustainable, low-carbon economies that create more and better jobs.
We are less than 5 percent of the world's population but we use 25 percent of the world's resources, produce 25 percent of the world's pollution, and have 25 percent of the world's imprisoned population.
Eric Zencey went to graduate school 30 years ago with three big questions: "What have we done to the planet? What were we thinking? And what should we be thinking instead?" What we were thinking, he says, is bad economic theory -- and that's what he's been working to change.
Can it truly be said that Apple has managed to cultivate a culture of empathy? Here's where we need to get more insightful about the power of empathy and the way it works to transform corporate culture.
We can return to full employment by creating jobs that lay the foundation for shared prosperity, or we can wait for the captains of capitalism to rescue us under the same trickle-down paradigm that has failed so spectacularly.