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When did citizens/taxpayers become a top-up mechanism to subsidize low wage workers’ pay?


By FRANCESCA RHEANNON
Published: DEC 18, 2013

A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that 63 percent of Americans “strongly favor” raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour...yet it remains at 7.25 - what's widely considered to be a "poverty wage".

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Capitalism is flawed. But an alternative system is well within reach


By TOM IDLE
Published: OCT 24, 2013

There has been an awakening since 2008; a veil has been lifted as to the limitations and flaws that are embeded in Capitalism.

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In Search of Capitalism 2.0: Time for a Clean Slate?


By MICHAEL TOWNSEND
Published: OCT 03, 2013

Capitalism is suffering a crisis of liquidity, reliability, and confidence – and is naturally undergoing a wise degree of introspection - "A Journey in Search of Capitalism 2.0".

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Why are so many boards missing the opportunity on sustainability?


By MICHAEL TOWNSEND
Published: AUG 28, 2013

Waiting any longer is not an option - boards must be bold in embracing the case for sustainability.

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A vision for capitalism 2.0: What changes do you want to see?


By BRAD ZARNETT
Published: JUN 23, 2013

Let’s explore some of the flaws of our current Capitalist system and begin to imagine what a sustainable society would look like.

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Is Mindfulness the next step in paving the way towards Capitalism 2.0?


By MICHAEL TOWNSEND
Published: JUN 10, 2013

The further we progress on our journey towards sustainable business, the more fundamental are the constraints and challenges that we encounter. We may improve compliance, and optimize our eco-efficiency initiatives, but then find we need to address o

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Scales

The thorny issue of ownership is SMACKO in the middle of the pathway towards Capitalism 2.0


By MICHAEL TOWNSEND
Published: APR 23, 2013

As our Sustainable Business Strategy series continues, Mike Townsend delves into ownership models and asks: Can we really be sustainable without addressing this fundamental factor?   Feel free to sign up for Volume I of a White Paper called, “Ca

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Big businesses must adapt or disappear – Capitalism 2.0 will not be kind to the laggards!


By JO CONFINO
Published: MAR 26, 2013

"Small companies that are passionate about creating change will take over if big companies do not adapt."

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