State of the World 2008: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy

State of the World: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy from the Worldwatch InstituteEvery year the Worldwatch Institute publishes their annual State of the World Report. Each report outlines major factors effecting the sustainability and condition of human society and global environmental systems. In addition, each annual spotlights a specific topic of discussion. Recent issue of State of the World have focused on global security, the consumer society, China and India, and the future of urban society.

This year the focus is the growth in innovation and sustainability in business and the world economy.

“Environmental issues were once regarded as irrelevant to economic activity, but today they are dramatically rewriting the rules for business, investors, and consumers”.
-from the Worldwatch Institute website


Tom is the founder, editor, and publisher of and the TDS Environmental Media Network. He has been a contributor for Triple Pundit since 2007. Tom has also written for Slate, Earth911, the Pepsico Foundation, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, and many other sustainability-focused publications. He is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists

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