Chapter 1. Introduction to Sustainable Development

  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Slobodan Perdan Philosopher Freelance Consultant and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University
  1. Slobodan Perdan

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014202.ch1

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Perdan, S. (2004) Introduction to Sustainable Development, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists (eds A. Azapagic, S. Perdan and R. Clift), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014202.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856086

Online ISBN: 9780470014202

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Keywords:

  • sustainable development;
  • sustainable technologies;
  • intergenerational equity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development of the Concept

  • Sustainable Development: Implementation

  • Economic Growth, Environmental Constraints and Social Concerns

  • Equity and Sustainable Development