ABCDEF for Sustainability
Six Steps Closer to a Sustainable World
Alan D. Hecht, Director, Sustainable Development, Office of Research and Development, US EPA
January 21, 2014
Dr. Hecht offers a common set of principles incorporating sustainability science that can help business, government, and society deal with highly complex problems and move closer to a sustainable world. He calls them the "six ABCDEF for sustainability":
- Advance and apply science, technology, and innovation.
- Build smarter business practices that promote sustainable solutions.
- Coordinate activities across international organizations, nations, regional and local governments, and NGOs.
- Develop more effective collaboration between business and government.
- Enhance public understanding and support of sustainability.
- Foster collaboration between political organizations.
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