What is Sustainability?
The terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’ are increasingly becoming part of our everyday language, but it can be difficult to explain exactly what they mean.
Sustainability is the destination, an end-state, and sustainable development is a means of getting there. It’s about striking the right balance when making decisions, ensuring that our economic and social aspirations are achieved within environmental limits.
Put simply, it’s about leaving the world in a better condition than we found it in.