Building a greener world: Does the global economy need a sustainability shake-up?

Madeleine Cuff
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Influential report from New Climate Economy calls for a transformation of the global financial system to accelerate investment in green infrastructure and kick-start growth

The 2008 financial crash has left a trail of sluggish growth in its wake that all but the most resilient of economies have struggled to shake off. Meanwhile, even the most optimistic campaigner would admit...

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