sustainable development


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sustainable development

ECONOMIC GROWTH policies that limit the impact of economic activity upon the quality of the environment and that are, therefore, sustainable over the long term. While economic growth brings benefits in the form of higher average incomes, it can also lead to depletion of resources and POLLUTION, and these effects must be controlled.
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The government of Quebec was among the first to put sustainable development on the political agenda in the late 1980s, when it funded the French edition of the Brundtland Report in 1988.
Developing sustainable development goals and suggesting ways to monitor progress in reaching them (indicators).
China is one of the first few countries to propose and implement sustainable development strategies.
The summit should promote comprehensive, balanced and sustainable development of mankind.
The real challenge facing sustainable development is implementation.
The group's final report, Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, contains 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and to make it a part of mainstream economic policy as quickly as possible.
The minister said Namibia can play a key role in setting the international agenda on sustainable development, specifically in areas such as clean and renewable energy production.
The meeting also features workshops on issues relating to sewage treatment, renewable energies and sustainable development.
Sustainable development is not reserved for the West and is a "useful tool that also adds immense value to society and the environment", Nandi said.
In this paper we made a comparative analysis between what sustainable development means in Romanian universities and abroad.
Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
To address this question, companies need to approach sustainable development from three perspectives.

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