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An important context missing from most discussions of sustainability, especially within academia (or society in general), is individual sustainability. Living a sustainable lifestyle includes creating harmony, interconnection, and relatively high levels of awareness in one's values, thoughts, and behaviors, as well as maintaining an increasing control over one's physical, emotional, social, philosophical, environmental, and intellectual life. The general skills that lead to individual sustainability are awareness, motivation, and the ability to engage in intentional self-development. As well, individual sustainability includes possessing a well-developed and demonstrated value system that acknowledges the interconnectedness of all global biological systems and our appropriate place in the Natural World. ©2013 Published on Oct 5, 2013 Kat McDearis and Eric Pappas produced this presentation.
Steve Cochran is an internationally-recognized and nationally-prominent leader, speaker, writer and advocate in the field of sustainable enterprise, working with private industry, government, academia and the non-profit world to achieve that goal. He addresses the need for balance among people, planet and prosperity and acting to meet our own needs as well as those of future generations.
He is the co-founder of Sustainability Strategies, LLC and a founding partner in the Washington-based National Center for Sustainability, and a founding board member of the DC-based United States Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development.
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Madame Gro Harlem Brundtland and Jim MacNeil, key leaders in the Brundtland Commission, held public hearings in cities and slums around the world to create Our Common Future in 1987. In doing so, they broke through ideological barriers and found a way to reach consensus.
To order Madame Brundtland's book from Amazon click on image or visit your local book store.
Carol Craig (Yakama) introduces the homelands of the Yakama Nation and describes the historic and present day relationship between her people and the food sources available within this region.
This clip is part of a series exploring the meaning of sustainability from the perspectives of indigenous leaders from the bioregion of Salmon Nation. For a complete transcript of this interview and more from the Native Perspectives on Sustainability project, visit Native Perspective Website.
The Natural Step and Sustainability explained in 2 minutes. Finally someone has figured out how to explain The Natural Step and sustainability in two minutes!! We're so excited to share with you this fantastic animation video on core concepts of The Natural Step Framework. It was written by our brilliant friends at RealEyes in Dublin, who help organizations benefit from sustainability. And it was developed by our new friend Trevor Courtney at Igloo Animations. Trevors animation work is fantastic. We hope you will enjoy this video, like it and share it widely to help spread sustainability and the framework
Global warming, volatile energy prices, an economy in meltdown.
The current crisis has provoked an attitude shift in companies, and the buzzword is sustainability. But what is sustainability all about? SAP is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany and is the market leader in enterprise application software.
Defining Sustainability - Business Insights produced by RBC features the founder of The Natural Step Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert. Dr. Robert discusses the importance of defining sustainability and using a common framework to help businesses succeed. Dr. Robert discusses elements of the framework for strategic sustainable development such as ABCD and the 3 prioritizing questions.
Nikos Avlonas, one of the founders and Managing Director of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) shares insights on sustainability during his visit at DePaul University. Learn more at http://www.cse-net.org
Professor Bartlett explains "sustainability" in the context of the First Law of Sustainability. Problems at local, national, and global levels are all tied together with arithmetic. And our greatest shortcoming is our inability to understand the exponential function.
Dr. Albert Bartlett discusses the implications of unending growth on economies, population, and resources. Presented at UBC on 5/19/2011. For more information, see http://www.AlBartlett.org .
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