By Daniel Goleman
The bestselling writer of Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership now brings us Ecological Intelligence—revealing the hidden environmental outcomes of what we make and purchase, and the way with that wisdom we will be able to force the basic adjustments all of us needs to make to save lots of our planet and ourselves.
We purchase “herbal” shampoos that comprise business chemical compounds that may threaten our healthiness or contaminate the surroundings. We dive all the way down to see coral reefs, now not knowing that an factor in our sunscreen feeds an outbreak that kills the reef. We put on natural cotton t-shirts, yet don’t recognize that its dyes could placed manufacturing facility staff in danger for leukemia. In Ecological Intelligence, Daniel Goleman finds why such a lot of of the goods which are classified eco-friendly are a “mirage,” and illuminates our wild inconsistencies based on the ecological crisis.
Drawing on state of the art study, Goleman explains why we as consumers are at nighttime over the hidden affects of the products and providers we make and eat, sufferers of a blackout of knowledge concerning the hazardous results of manufacturing, delivery, packaging, dispensing, and discarding the products we buy.
But the stability of strength is ready to shift from vendor to purchaser, as a brand new iteration of applied sciences informs us of the ecological evidence approximately items on the element of buy. This “radical transparency” will permit shoppers to make smarter procuring judgements, and should force businesses to reconsider and reform their companies, ushering in, Goleman claims, a brand new age of aggressive advantage.