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Brundtland commission definition sustainability

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Unformatted text preview: sing issues from a long-term perspective 16% Social responsibility issues 5% Other 3% 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Percentage of respondents 1. Brundtland Commission definition = "Sustainability refers to meeting the needs of the current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs." Note: Data reflect 1,560 responses from business leaders. MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 08_BOSS_survey questions_45-80.indd 45 08_BOSS_survey questions_45-80.indd 45 45 9/9/09 8:09:01 AM 9/9/09 8:09:01 AM Q1. Continued Q1. ”Other” Comments Primary themes Equilibrium / equity Direct quotes "Addressing the entire life cycle of our products and services and balancing them with our world's needs." "The balance of consumption with the effects it causes to the environment." "A set of environmental, economic and social conditions in which all of society has the capacity and opportunity to maintain and improve its quality of life indefinitely, i.e., without degrading the quantity, quality or the availability of natural resources and ecosystems.&...
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