Italian ministers: ‘Profit maximisation threat to planet’

Italian government ministers have called for a new green economic model that does not focus on profit maximisation

Italian government ministers have called for a new green economic model that does not focus on profit maximisation.

Speaking at a conference in the Italian capital run by sustainability group the Club of Rome on Wednesday, environment minister Sergio Costa said that by giving his ministry jurisdiction over the circular economy, the government showed it “has really understood that that the future of the planet cannot be based on the maximisation of profit.”

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