What is sustainability?

To develop a sustainable future you need to think about meeting today's needs and protecting the environment and resources for the future.

To develop sustainably means:

Understanding how to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations to meet their own needs.Brundtland Commission 1987

What are sustainable approaches?

World leaders have agreed to implement strategies that aim to help make the way they use resources in their country more sustainable. These agreements are referred to as 'Agenda 21' and 'Local Agenda 21'.

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Strategies for building a sustainable future include: