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    Emergence of Sustainable Fashion Sustainable fashion is a concept that has emerged in the recent past because of increased focus on sustainable development. Despite differences in the definitions of sustainable development, it is a concept that constantly leads people to change priorities and goals because it is an open process that is difficult to achieve definitively. Nonetheless, sustainable development is the development and growth mechanism that allows people to meet their needs without affecting the capability of future generations to accomplish their own needs. Therefore, the achievement of sustainable development entails the use of suitable technologies to enhance the quality of life through long-term maximization of the ecosystems’ productive potential. The main objective of sustainable development is to achieve sustainability, which is a balance between social equity, the environment, and the economy. The emergence of the concept of sustainable development has influenced the fashion and textile industry, which…

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    The concept of sustainable development has become ubiquitous in many aspects of modern society. Most multinational corporations release annual sustainability reports and the word “sustainable” is on stickered onto cereals, water bottles, and even cars. Despite its familiarity, there is little consensus on the term’s true meaning. It means different things to different people at different times, consistently evolving as pertinent to environmental governance at the time, growing from a concept…

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    Sustainable Development Strategy 2007-2009 Summary The term sustainable development was mentioned for the first time in the Our Common Future report, known as the Brundtland Report, at the commission World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987 to highlight the environmental and social problems worldwide. the Government of Canada used the same term in the report A Guide to Green Government in which the government stated its commitment to achieving sustainable development and…

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    Sustainable development refers not only to meeting the needs of modern society but also to not compromising the opportunities of future generation to meet and sustain development needs. It can be summarized as the improvement of economic, ecological, and social factors. Sustainable development and environmental protection work hand in hand but are not the same. Environmental protection is an important aspect of sustainable development as it plays a major role in protecting the finite resources…

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    1. Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Presenters: Marianne Fay and Michael Toman Infrastructure is essential for increasing economic progress and reducing poverty. The choices made in the type and scale of infrastructure investment also have major implications for environmental sustainability. The paper concludes the following: • To date, limited progress has been made in expanding infrastructure access in the vast majority of developing countries, with the notable exception of…

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    to a new kind of development often termed an alternate development. The establishment of the Brundtland Commission paved the pathway for future aggressive plans designed to combat the environmental problems being faced globally. (WCED,1987).Prior to the 1980s, economies were in the rebuilding phase and recovering from years of warfare, civil unrest and other social issues. These countries had a universal goal, economic recovery, regardless of the implications and the consequences their actions…

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    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are a universal call for action to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Goals build on the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals, while entailing new areas such as climate change, sustainable consumption, peace economic inequality, innovation and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected, often the key to success on one will…

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    Broadly speaking the recent boom in mining investment in South America has generated wealth and presents an opportunity for economic growth and development but mines are not an infinite resources and increasing production has brought many international bodies to question environmental and political issues and whether the opening of these new mines bring all the benefits promised by the mining companies and government officials. Toronto is the global financial headquarters of the mine industry…

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    Introduction: “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected — often the key to success on…

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    The Sustainable Development is a systematic concept which translates in a model of global development that has as its main concerns to incorporates the aspects of the system of mass consumption in which nature preservation and the extraction of raw material are done in a responsible way to ensure that the necessity of the actual generation is satisfied without compromise the necessity of future generations. The Sustainable Development field is conceptually divided in three main components:…

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