SETTING THE RIGHT GDP GROWTH RATE
Life is like riding a bicycle—in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Paul Polman, the brilliant CEO of Unilever, made the following statement: “Our ambitions are to double our business, but to do that while reducing our environmental impact and footprint. . . . It has to be done via more responsible consumption. . . .”1
If all companies set the goal of doubling their business, and then they succeed, sustainability will be impossible to achieve. If the less developed countries would, by some miracle, achieve middle-class living standards, then pollution, road and air traffic, and energy power outages would smother our quality of life and our planet.
Medium and large businesses, ...