Social equity another macroeconomic objective has 2

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Social equity, another macroeconomic objective, has 2 dimensions: equitable distribution of resources and equitable access to health care, education, economic opportunities, natural areas, etc. When natural capital is lost or degraded, the flow of goods and services is compromised or eliminated entirely. Food miles illustrate the wide ranging benefits associated with locally grown foods such as freshness, reduced carbon emissions, etc. Five common objectives to popular sustainability frameworks: * certification of products, operations, and supply chains * zero waste * eco – efficiency * workplace well being * community vitality efforts to ensure clean, ethical workplaces for major corporations that promote sustainability “zero waste” is the concept of recycling rates and emissions of air and water pollutants,
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including greenhouse gases Carbon neutrality is another zero waste strategy, and offsets are one tool that companies use to achieve this. Products designed with longevity in mind often reduce the refuse in landfills. The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies meaningful and satisfying work, workplace health and safety, and just compensation as key aspects of sustainable work environments.
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  • Fall '10
  • PhineasMarshall
  • Economics, carbon emissions, renewable energy platform

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