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The corporate climate overhaul

Nature volume 486, pages 2728 (07 June 2012) | Download Citation

The rules of business must be changed if the planet is to be saved, says Pavan Sukhdev.

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  1. Pavan Sukhdev is the chief executive of the environmental consulting firm GIST Advisory, and served as head of the United Nations Environment Programme's Green Economy initiative from 2008 to 2011.

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