L6_ECE4001_Fall_2008 - Sustainability Lecture 6...

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Slide #1 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 Lecture 6 Sustainability and Environmental Issues Slide #2 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 Sustainability What is it? Why do we care? What should we do about it? Slide #3 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 What is Sustainability? At Georgia Tech, we define sustainability research as the inventing or reinventing of a process/product which minimizes detrimental effects on the environment and does not hinder economic growth There is not a universal consensus on what sustainability means Slide #4 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 What is Sustainability? Supporters of Sustainable Technology strive to find technological and economic advances that will not have harmful effects on future generations
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Slide #5 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 What is Sustainability? In business, sustainability means managing human and natural capital with the same vigor we apply to the management of financial capitol Slide #6 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 What is Sustainability? It means widening the scope of our awareness so we can understand fully the “true cost” of every decision we make Slide #7 ECE 4001 L6 © 2008 Why do we care? Accreditation issues
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2009 for the course ECE 4001 taught by Professor Frazier during the Fall '09 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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L6_ECE4001_Fall_2008 - Sustainability Lecture 6...

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