Sustainable development Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while at the same time sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depend The desired result is a state of society where living conditions and resource use continue to meet human needs without undermining the integrity Sustainable Development IISD The concept of sustainable development is defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs Learn about the topic of sustainable development from IISD s experts and the work being done. Sustainable Development Home allAfrica AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an Sustainable Development Goals UNDP The Sustainable Development Goals SDGs , otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The Age of Sustainable Development Coursera The Age of Sustainable Development gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable The Rio outcome document, The future we want, inter alia, set out a mandate to establish an Open Working Group to develop a set of sustainable development goals for consideration and appropriate action by the General Assembly at its th session It also provided the basis for their conceptualization The Rio outcome gave the mandate that the SDGs should be coherent with and integrated Sustainable Development Solutions Network SDSN Partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors The Global Covenant of Mayors GCoM and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network SDSN are proud to announce a long term partnership delivering on the InnovateCities Call to Action and assisting local governments in advancing the implementation of national and supranational climate commitments. High level Political Forum Sustainable Development The establishment of the United Nations High level Political Forum on Sustainable Development HLPF was mandated in by the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio , The Future We Want The format and organizational aspects of the Forum are IISD The Knowledge to Act An independent think tank, the International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD champions solutions to the world s most pressing problems. What is sustainable development definition and meaning Economic development characterized by low growth rate, absence of pollution, and greatly diminished environment impact.Described by the Brundtland report as the Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.