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Published by New Society Publishers in Gabriola Island, B.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social responsibility of business.,
  • Sustainable development.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Previous ed.: Philadelphia, Pa., New Society, 1999.

StatementBrian Nattrass and Mary Altomare ; foreword by Karl-Henrik Robèrt ; epilogue by Paul Hawken.
SeriesConscientious commerce
ContributionsAltomare, Mary, 1950-
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18717458M

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