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1987 Brundtland Report
Il Nostro Futuro Comune
Gro Harlem Brundtland, President of the World Commission on Environment and Development, was charged by the United Nations with presenting a report and definition of sustainable development : “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.
Part I: Common Concerns
“Sustainability requires views of human needs and well-being that incorporate such non-economic variables as education and health enjoyed for their own sake, clean air and water, and the protection of natural beauty….”
Part II: Common Challenges
“… Resource and environmental considerations must be integrated into the industrial planning and decision-making processes of government and industry. This will allow a steady reduction in the energy and resource content of future growth by increasing the efficiency of resource use, reducing waste, and encouraging resource recovery and recycling…”
Part III: Common Endeavours
“… Environmental protection and sustainable development must be an integral part of the mandates of all agencies of governments, of international organizations, and of major private-sector institutions. These must be made responsible and accountable for ensuring that their policies, programmes, and budgets encourage and support activities that are economically and ecologically sustainable both in the short and longer terms….”
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