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GlobalBiz: Non Consuming Passion: 07 Feb 11

February 7th, 2011

Episode 60 of 630 episodes

Peter Day hears from Chandran Nair, Management Consultant and Founder of The Global Institute for Tomorrow. Author of a book called 'Consumptionomics: Asia's role in Reshaping Capitalism and saving the planet.' In the book he argues that for years the engine of global capitalism has been fuelled by consumption … but that the world will not be able to cope with the expansion of this style of consumption in the developing world and therefore a new model has to be found. Producer: Julie Ball Editor: Stephen Chilcott

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