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Former Vice President Al Gore describes how Corporate Social Responsibility is essential to Environmental Sustainability, as he speaks with students in the View from the Top Series at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In this audio lecture, Mr. Gore explains why global warming is the most significant manifestation of a deeper underlying collision between human civilization and the planet’s ecological system. He shares his insights on leadership and climate crisis solutions, and provides data on population fertility management and the effects of current technology. In this Social Innovation Conversations, Stanford University podcast, Mr. Gore details how hyper-inequality is threatening to both Capitalism and Democracy, and identifies the need for reforms in markets, before suggesting alternatives to short term thinking and how to achieve Sustainable Capitalism.
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