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The World of Business

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Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

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Non Consuming Passion

February 7th, 2011

Episode 59 of 631 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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