Achieving Sustainable Development

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Ann Dale, John Bridger Robinson
UBC Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 303 pages
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Achieving Sustainable Development explores how well Canada hasmet the Earth Summit's targets and attempts to find ways in whichthe public can become involved in such issues. Its authors stress theimportance of integration of information from various fields and seekto stimulate the exchange of knowledge among the academic community,government, non-governmental organizations and industry. Thecontributors look far beyond merely identifying and analyzing selectedissues and problems. To facilitate public discussion and to affectpolicy development, at least one initiative is proposed and detailedfor each problem identified.
 

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Contents

The Sustainable Society Project
3
Recent Canadian
23
Reconciling Competitiveness and Sustainability in
73
Action
83
A DecisionMaking Context
97
Efficient and Excellent Production
119
Canadian Campaign Rhetoric Agenda 21 and
182
The Basis for PolicyMaking toward Sustainable
204
A Systemic Approach to Assessing Progress toward Sustainability
267
Contributors
293
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Ann Dale (editor) is a Senior Associate of theSustainable Development Research Institute at the University of BritishColumbia. John B. Robinson (editor) is Director of theSustainable Development Research Institute at the University of BritishColumbia.

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