ReWealth!: Stake Your Claim in the $2 Trillion Development Trend That's Renewing the World / Edition 1

ReWealth!: Stake Your Claim in the $2 Trillion Development Trend That's Renewing the World / Edition 1

by Storm Cunningham
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ReWealth!: Stake Your Claim in the $2 Trillion Development Trend That's Renewing the World / Edition 1

Across the globe, developers, investors, planners, civic leaders, community activists, and entrepreneurs are tapping into the $2 trillion market of the 21st century's most exciting trend-rewealth. By renewing what's already been developed and repairing damage done to natural resources, we are turning a 5000-year legacy of depletion and destruction into a $100 trillion worldwide inventory of restorable assets.

In ReWealth!, redevelopment expert Storm Cunningham reveals a vast new realm of fast-growing, highly profitable opportunities to revitalize our communities and our planet. He outlines the practices and strategies that achieve rapid, resilient renewal, generating tremendous wealth-not to mention personal satisfaction and happiness-through remarkable career and investment options.

Cunningham explains the three proven, universal principles that, when combined, enable nondestructive, unlimited economic growth that actually heals nature and society. He shows how you can generate rewealth by replenishing natural resources, rebuilding communities, redeveloping polluted land, restoring structures, and revitalizing economies.

You'll discover how to

  • Create a renewal vision, a renewal culture, and a renewal engine within a community
  • Earn a living reversing crises in energy, food, poverty, disease, culture, climate change, and more
  • Create faster, more effective, better-funded, and more sustainable economic growth through renewal partnerships
  • Fuel your education, career, and lifestyle through renewal activities
  • Avoid "bad" public-private partnerships during revitalization

You'll also read the inspiring personal stories of the people and organizations that restore our world: from James Aronson, who is helping Africa shift from dewealth to rewealth; to two cities that pioneered a universal model for community revitalization; to two young friends whose $10 million tea company restores jungle habitats and tribal lands in three nations.

ReWealth! will help you, your organization, and your community make the world healthier, wealthier, and happier through rejuvenation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071489829
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/16/2008
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Impact of The Restoration Economy on the World   William H. Hudnut III     vii
Preface: The Impact of The Restoration Economy on My Life     xi
Acknowledgments     xv
List of Acronyms     xvii
Introduction: Leaving Everything Better than We Found It     xxi
Trends: Redefining How We Create Wealth Can Stop Armageddon, Not Just Delay It     1
The Rewealth of Nations     3
Renewal Rules     29
Reversing Our Relationship with Earth     49
Practice: Restoring Our Planet by Renewing Our Communities     81
The Resolution: A Reliable Recipe for Rapid, Resilient Renewal     83
Good Partnerships: How to Renew on a Grand Scale When You're Broke     119
Bad Partnerships: How Not to Revitalize Your Community     157
Stories: Career, Investment, and Business Opportunities Renewing Farms, Fisheries, Forests, Communities, and Countries     177
The Tom Darden Story     179
The James Aronson Story     193
The John Knott Story     207
Four Short Stories of Postindustrial Evolution     225
Two Stories of Cities that Pioneered the Renewal Engine     241
Two Stories of For-Profit Companies on Rewealth's Leading Edge     287
TwoStories of National Governments on Rewealth's Leading Edge     309
Two Stories of Leading-Edge Rewealth Organizations in Canada     327
Closing Thoughts     343
Links to Organizations Featured in reWealth!     375
An Invitation to Participate in Two Sequels to reWealth!     377
Resolution Fund, LLC     379
Glossary     381
Index     383

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