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Making environmental sustainability economically viable

Making environmental sustainability economically viable

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Published by VSO in Quezon City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environment.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lenore Polotan-dela Cruz.
    ContributionsPolotan dela Cruz, Lenore., Voluntary Service Overseas., Seminar Workshop on Making Environmental Sustainability Economically Viable (23-27 October 1994 : Guimaras, Philippines).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21124422M

    Sustainable development involves environmental, economic, and social aspects. For a particular process to be sustainable, it should not cause irreversible change to the environment, should be economically viable, and should benefit society. One of the example illustrations of the interplay among these three spheres is provided below in Figure In subsequent chapters of this book, the economic 48 The concepts of sustainability and sustainable development An alternative fuel has to be environment friendly and economically viable Author: Mark Diesendorf.

      Here's your sustainability summer reading list. By Mike Hower. J environmental and economic challenges both at home and abroad. this is a must-read for anyone looking to better understand how sustainability can help "make America great again" by building bridges — both literal and figurative — rather than walls.   Finding a balance between economic and environmental sustainability. Organisations require a new training regime that can offer a modern generation of entrepreneurs and Author: David Broadstock.

      Striking a balance between unbounded economic growth and sustainability requires a new mindset By Karen L. Higgins, PhD Posted on 16 May Nearly 90 years ago in his book The Biosphere, Russian biogeologist Vladimir Vernadsky was first to recognize implications of the interdependence between life and the earth's structure.   Books Music Art & design If your company is going to make a significant step toward sustainability, it probably won't make business sense, at least not in any way that can be predicted or Author: Charles Eisenstein.


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