Agenda 21. It is a non-binding, voluntarily implemented action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development.
The Brundtland Report, Our Common Future, is so named for having been authored by a United Nations (UN) commission chaired by the former prime minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland.
Complexity is a term used to describe technically, an interconnected network of components that cannot be characterized by a few rules.
Corporate sustainability is a term describing a business approach that creates long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from environmental, economic and social developments.
Eco-efficiency was already in use in various ecological studies since beginning of 1990’s (Ehelich, Erlich 1991); however, The Dutch government funded “ The Eco capacity a challenge to technological development; of the Working-group on eco efficiency, which was promoted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Read more..
Equilibrium is a term used to describe a steady-state condition in which flow in equals flows out. In a box model, the condition in which there is neither, net gain nor loss of the amount of matter or energy in each box or compartment.
Ezio Manzini is possibly the world’s leading expert on sustainable design, with a focus on scenario building toward solution’s all-embracing social and environmental quality. Read more..