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A tectonic shift

Tom P. Abeles (Editor - On the Horizon, Sagacity Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA)

On the Horizon

ISSN: 1074-8121

Article publication date: 9 February 2015



The purpose of this paper is to present a brief review and analysis of “The Breakthrough Challenge: 10 Ways to Connect Today’s Profits With Tomorrow’s Bottom Line”.


This article consists of a literature review of a recently published book.


The volume puts forth the idea that the corporate world is in the process of adopting a new measure of bottom-line profitability around environmental, social and economic responsibilities. It proposes that for change needed in the rising anthropocene, the private sector must lead.


The review analyzes the argument and raises substantive issues around the authors’ value proposition.



Abeles, T.P. (2015), "A tectonic shift", On the Horizon, Vol. 23 No. 1, pp. 75-78.



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