3. As Malcolm McIntosh said, sustainable future is the next great humanities project (1). In India this concept has even greater relevance due to controversy surrounding the big dams and mega projects and related long term growth. “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs.” This definition has been offered by the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) in its report ‘Our Common Future’ (1987) and widely accepted. Environment And Sustainable Development Lecture By: Ms. Madhu Bhatia, Tutorials Point India Private Limited Sustainable development aims to preserve the natural resources so that even after the current generation used them to meet their needs, there is enough left for the coming generation. The aim of sustainable development could be achieved by conserving the environment. Unplugging electrical devices when not in use is a cost-effective and energy-saving way. /* India Celebrating_300*250_New */ To continue its existence, it is crucial for an organization to be profitable. Sustainable Development is clearly defined and useful concept. Throughout the world, emphasis is now being put on the production of EFP. Protection of Environment and Sustainable Development. With the overpopulation, the consumption of earth’s natural resources is taking place at a faster rate even before they could be replenished. Concerned with the complex interactions between development and environment, its purpose is to seek ways and means for achieving sustainability in … (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});