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Time to turn capitalism 'inside out' - roundtable report

When John Elkington helped set up a consulting company called SustainAbility in 1987, few people had heard of the word, let alone knew how to spell …

Here's Why Businesses Are Spending But Not Hiring

Despite the sluggish recovery, American businesses show a growing willingness to invest in new equipment, software, and construction.<p>Real—or inflation-adjusted—capital outlays surged at a 16.3 percent annual rate in the third quarter, contributing a sizeable 1.5 percentage points to the quarter's …

Bill Gates' attack on capitalism is nothing to cheer | Daniel Ben-Ami

One of the most peculiar but least understood developments of our time is the emergence of billionaires against capitalism. Even some of the greatest …

Whole Foods' John Mackey calls for a new kind of "conscious capitalism" | Inc.com

America is in "disintegration mode," and unless businesses, government, and the media behave more ethically and more cooperatively, high unemployment levels and economic decline will continue. So said John Mackey, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Whole Foods Markets, when he took the …

IMF says 2013 will be a year of better global growth and no currency wars

The International Monetary Fund today offered an update on its World Economic Outlook forecasts (PDF), predicting <b>global growth of 3.5%.</b> That’s more than in 2012 but less than the fund had hoped in October, so the global fiscal scolds don’t want policymakers to get complacent. Some more</b> …

Capitalism needs rethinking but what are the options?

Peter Bakker, president of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development, recently observed: "I am a capitalist … The mistake currently lies …

Globalization