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Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

Melissa K. Scanlan


This book provides a legal blueprint for creating alternate corporate business models that mitigate climate change, pay living wages, and act as responsible community members, including Certified B Corps and benefit corporations. With an emphasis on cooperatives, the book reveals the power and potential of cooperating as a unifying concept around which to design social enterprise achieving triple bottom-line results: for society, the environment, and finance. The book begins with the year 2020, considering it an inflection point when the world changed due to the spread of the novel coronavirus ... More

Keywords: corporate business models, climate change, living wages, social enterprise, fossil fuels, natural resources

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780300253993
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300253993.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Melissa K. Scanlan, author
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee