Sustainable Development

Authored by: Mark A. Peterson

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  December  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439829271
eBook ISBN: 9781351235860
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Sustainable development includes all business and community planning and operating decisions with due consideration for: (1) people—employees, customers, shareholders, community residents, or anyone that is involved or affected; (2) planet—material and energy resource management that does not hurt the environment; and (3) profits—or economics or prosperity. Sustainable development takes a different, more caring look at how people interact with themselves and how their activities affect the planet and the general well being of life for sustained economic growth.

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