Sustainable Development Strategies - Chapter 1: Introduction to sustainable development

Elsevier, Sustainable Development Strategies, Engineering, Culture and Economics, 2021, Pages 1-25
Mousumi Roy

This introductory chapter introduces the concepts of sustainable development. The definitions as evolved over time have been briefly discussed. The evolution of the sustainable development concepts coupled with the underling theorems, philosophy, ethics, and social responsibility has also been described. The dimensions of sustainable development along with the recent trends have also been discussed.