Eckart Wintzen (Entrepreneur)
‘If we imagine the planet’s natural resources as our collective inheritance, we should ideally be striving to live from the planet’s interest and not recklessly squander its capital. We must therefore learn to effectively manage the environment just as we would any other business.
[Value Extracted Tax] can within a few decades generate the new market mechanisms necessary for sustainable growth, a growth that ensures freedom of entrepreneurship without depleting the planet’s resources. (…) a truly service-oriented economy will be created in which businesses distinguish themselves by the degree of net value added to their products or services.’