Sustainability

What is Sustainability?

A common definition of sustainability comes from a 1987 United Nations Report, Our Common Future: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

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The Global Goals We've Made Progress On -- and the ones were haven't. Michael Green

Many of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are addressed in our series of research guides: “Expanding Our Worldview”