Introduction - environmental and economic sustainability, Patricia H. Werhane. Part 1 The problem with consumption: consumption - the economics of value added and the ethics of value distributed, Herman E. Daly; the need to face conflicts between rich and poor nations to solve global environmental problems, Donald A. Brown; "the tragedy of the commons" revisited - a game theoretic analysis of consumption, Joel E. Reichart; institutionalizing overconsumption, Don Mayer; marketing, the ethics of consumption and less-developed countries, George G. Brenkert; reducing the ecological footprint of consumption, William E. Rees; who should bear the burdens of risk and proof in changing consumption patterns?, John Lemons. Part 2 Solutions to problems of consumption: a nonanthropocentric environmental evaluation of technology for public policy - why Norton's approach is insufficient for environmental policy, Laura Westra; consumption and the practice of land health, Eric T. Freyfogle; environmental sustainability - eat better and kill less, R. Goodland; towards an ethics of consumption - rethinking the nature of growth, Rogene A. Buchholz and Sandra B. Rosenthal. Part 3 Consumption and cornucopia: scarcity or abundance?, Julian L. Simon; holes in the cornucopia, Ernest Partridge; do we consume too much?, Mark Sagoff. Part 4 Consumption and sustainable business: a boat for Thoreau - a discourse on ecology, ethics and the making of things, William McDonough; consuming oneself - the dynamics of consumption, Andrea Larson; toward a sustainable tomorrow, Michael E. Gorman et al; shades of green - business, ethics and the environment, R. Edward Freeman et al.