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Investing in the Environment

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 3
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"A true free market would encourage us to properly value our natural resources" - @RobertKennedyJr @VideoforGood

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Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 10:25am

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

In this video, Part Three of the interview, he discusses how the environment benefits from true free markets that promote efficiency and discourage waste.


One of the things I’ve done over the past, 30 years as an environmental advocate and also as a clean-tech business person, is to constantly make this argument that an investment on environment isn't a diminishment of our nation’s wealth.  It's an investment in infrastructure just like investing in telecommunications and road construction...

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