Why do sustainable business initiatives so often fail? What fundamental changes do we need from societies and the economic system to stem a climate change-induced collapsed? What economic systems might work on a planet with a finite capacity to sustain life? These are questions Maria Armoudian explores with Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg.

Christopher Wright is a Professor of Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney. Wright is an expert in corporate capitalism and its societal and environmental impact and is the co-author of Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction.

Daniel Nyberg is a Professor of Management at the University of Newcastle. Nyberg is an expert in corporate governance and social responsibility and is the co-author of Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction.

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