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Towards Sustainable Banking

INTRODUCTION

The effort directed towards sustainable development is an irreversible process that will ultimately result in a second-order process of change. This different approach to the economy will emphasize the importance of a symbiosis between the economic system and ecology as the source of life – and not seeing the ecological dimension simply as a limiting condition for economic activities. After all, a limiting condition will always be seen as a restriction. By applying a different way of thinking in which the economy and ecology are seen as complementary (as yin and yang as opposed to conflicting opposites), it will be possible to develop another way of living and working. This will involve an open process ...

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