Corporate environmental ethics practicing an

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Unformatted text preview: hin which they can be replenished. The most commonly accepted defini@on of sustainability is that it "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future genera@ons to meet their own needs." What is the best approach to move toward sustainability? There are three schools of thought: (A) Economic growth is necessary to finance conserva@on efforts. (B) Science and Technological Advances will solve many environmental problems as they arise. (C) Economic and Environmental well- being are mutually reinforcing and have to be treated as two simultaneous and interac@ng ends of equal importance. Ecological Economics recognizes that human economies play out within a world of finite resources, and that wealth crea@on is fundamentally @ed to the produc@ve capacity of the environment. Ecosystem Services are resources, func@ons, or proper@es of ecosystems that are useful to us, an...
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