sustainable development

An approach to developing anything that recognizes the need to meet the challenges of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

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What Does It Take to Achieve a Sustainable Future?

What does it take to achieve a sustainable future? The UN’s Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Global Sustainability’s final report, released on January…
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UN Calls Sustainable Development a Top Priority

The UN High-Level Panel Global Sustainability released its report in Addis Ababa yesterday entitled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing.” The…
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LA’s Transition to a Greener Economy

Our economy - and thus, our lifestyle - is firmly entrenched in the infrastructure that surrounds us and how we use it. This…
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Spotlight on Rio+20: What’s Happened Since 1992?

By: Isabella Scott The meeting billed as the follow-up to the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development is coming to Rio de…

The Economic Importance of Biodiversity

Today we’re faced with a double crisis – environmental and economic, and all across the world there’s a tug of war between the…
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Mixed Green Business Results

GreenBiz Group offers a mixed view of the green and sustainable business landscape.
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India Emerges as Solar Energy Hotspot

A growing host of India's business conglomerates is leveraging the Indian government's national solar energy program and investing in the sector, that latest…

The 10 Emerging Sustainable Cities to Watch in 2012

Whether they benefit from visionary leaders, flourishing social enterprise, or commitment from community activists, the following 10 cities are well worth a visit…

Indian Women Find Self-Reliance Through Embroidery Businesses

In a store in my hometown of Ahmedabad, India, I was immediately charmed by the colorful display of intricate handcrafted embroidery on pillow…

Draft Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) Chapters Now Available

The first four chapters of the Sustainable Land Development Code (SLDC) were released to the Santa Fe, NM Board of County Commissioners (BCC)…

iEmployee: Motivate Employees and Avoid a Robot Uprising

Break traditional concepts of "human capital" and achieve business success via employee motivation. And how not to motivate employees based on surprising psychological…

The Power of a Population

As we seek to discover new methods of generating and harnessing energy, there is one source that is worth discussing: the human body.

Greenwashing Labor Injustices in Dubai

Construction projects should not be considered Green or sustainable unless they have applied equal consideration to all resources used. In Dubai, the labor…

In Defense of Bicycle and Pedestrian Project Funding

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Macroeconomics course on a blogging series about “the economics of sustainability.” This post…

Open Letter to Presidio Graduate School MBA Students and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

SLDI Responds to Presidio Students' open letter to the David and Lucille Packard Foundation