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Sustainability: Sustainable Development

Sustainable and sustainability are "hot topics" everywhere. Since sustainable is an adjective, you can put just about any noun behind it and have a subject that students are studying, faculty are teaching, and nonprofits are researching.

Defining Sustainable Development

Environmental, economic, and social well-being for today and tomorrow (IISD)

 

...development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. (Our Common Future)