All life and human achievement is in reciprocal relation to our natural and social environments – born from its environment, yet impacts and re-forms that same environment. We share a responsibility to ensure that our relationship with our environs is concerted and progressive to best meet the needs of the present without compromising our future. To be sustainable is then to engage and form our environment so as to leave it continually better off for the sake of continually better lives and continually superior human achievements.
Sustainability is the carrying out of all we do in such a way that conditions are no worse for subsequent generations than for our own. This notion applies to virtually all areas of our lives but is particularly relevant to issues of environmental quality and resource availability – our interrelationship with the earth. Read more »