Book Talk with Melissa Scanlon


Drawing on both her extensive experience founding and directing social enterprises and her interviews with sustainability leaders, Melissa Scanlan provides a legal blueprint for creating alternate corporate business models that mitigate climate change, pay living wages, and act as responsible community members. With an emphasis on cooperatives and their international identity based on shared values and principles, this book reveals the power and potential of cooperating as a unifying concept around which to design social enterprise achieving triple bottom-line results: for society, the environment, and finance.

For more information about the author and book, please go to For additional information and to purchase Melissa’s book, you may go to Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy | Yale University Press on Yale University Press’ website. Enter code YEPFE to save 30% when you purchase through Yale University Press.

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