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Geneza idei rozwoju zrównoważonego
The origin of sustainable development idea

Author(s): Adam Płachciak
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: sustainable development; Rio Declaration; ecodevelopment; global order; Brundtland Commission

Summary/Abstract: The paper is an attempt of presentation of the idea of sustainable development. The appearance of such a noble principle is connected with debates concerning global threats in the XX century undertaken by some international organizations, especially by the United Nations. Trying to investigate the origins of sustainable development principle it is important to consider the earlier efforts and initiatives of different representatives of scientific as well as social life, who anticipated the belief about the necessity of life’s survival in natural environment.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 17
  • Page Range: 231-248
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Polish