Introduction

In the words of the African Delegate from Johannesburg to Rio+10, sustainability means:

Enough—for all—forever.

Sustainability integrates the environmental and social dimensions within the economic dimension of an entity’s operations to ensure sufficient resources and a good quality of life for present and future generations. To some, sustainability appears to be an enormous challenge that is too overwhelming and not worth the effort. In contrast, others are well on their way to making our world a better place for all. For example, 89 percent of business leaders say “commitment to sustainability is translating to real impact in their industry” (United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Strategy 2018, p. 11). In line with the sustainability ...

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