Sustainable development

Suzanne Benn

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Abstract

Sustainable development (SD) is widely defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. SD entails the integration of environmental protection, social advancement, and economic prosperity. Organizations of all types across the world are now required by national legislation and intergovernmental agreements or encouraged by a range of economic incentives to address its principles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational encyclopedia of organization studies
EditorsStewart R. Clegg, James R Bailey
Place of PublicationThousand Oaks, Calif.
PublisherSAGE Publications
Pages1491-1494
ISBN (Print)9781412915151
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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