Environment & Community in Economic Growth

Chuck Berger

Environment and community in economic growth: a new economic model that includes much more than GDP - Charles Berger (Chuck) is Director of Strategic Ideas at the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), one of Australia's leading environmental advocacy organisations. He leads ACF's efforts to better align economic thought and policy with ecological and human reality, and to address the underlying drivers of environmental degradation such as unsustainable consumption, growth in resource use and population pressures. Prior to his current role, Chuck worked as a corporate lawyer in private practice in New York and Brussels, and then as ACF's in-house lawyer for several years. He holds law degrees from Yale University and the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

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