Feb 2008 Newsletter

PERUVIAN PARTNERSHIPS – A new model of sustainable business practice that respects indigenous wisdom. Large corporations aided by a contemptible global economic system, perpetuate notoriously poor business practices in the majority world. From outsourcing production to ‘sweatshops’ in the Far East to appropriating bio-diverse rainforests for the timber trade, it seems there is no end to the lengths these businesses will go to pillage natural resources and in turn exacerbate climate change. But not all businesses are the same, and social entrepreneurship is one area where concerned individuals are setting a precedent for more sustainable, ethical and equitable business practices.