The New Environmentalism: Follow The Money
"These market campaigns enable 'an end run around Washington,' as BusinessWeek has put it... According to the Vancouver Sun: 'With that one statement, Home Depot ... did more to change logging practices in [British Columbia] than 10 years of environmental wars and decades of government regulations.' "
"At a meeting of environmental leaders in Los Angeles in 1992 he proposed a 500-year plan for the planet. 'If you say we need to solve smog and congestion in 20 years, it seems understandably hopeless,' Hayes explains today. 'Fifty years, and people are open; 75, and optimism returns. A 500-year plan clears a lot of air.' "
Thanks to Laura Kranz