Sustainability is the best opportunity to make our world and society better. Here is a 2mn video explaining it all in a nutshell:
The Natural Step has developed a non-judgmental not-for-profit framework to help every organisation aim towards sustainability. This is a 5 minutes explanation by Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert, founder of The Natural Step.
So… to become a sustainable society, we must eliminate our contributions to…
|1) the systematic increase of concentrations of substances extracted from the Earth’s crust (for example, heavy metals and fossil fuels)|
|2) the systematic increase of concentrations of substances produced by society (for example, plastics, dioxins, PCBs and DDT)|
|3) the systematic physical degradation of nature and natural processes (for example, over harvesting forests, destroying habitat and over-fishing); and…|
|4) conditions that systematically undermine people’s capacity to meet their basic human needs (for example, unsafe working conditions and not enough pay to live on).|