Sustainability Definitions, Policy Statements, and Principles

Committee on Sustainability of the Technical Activities Committee of ASCE

Part of: Sustainable Engineering Practice: An Introduction


This chapter provides a selected sampling of sustainability definitions, policy statements, and principles, with explanatory notes, that will give the reader a broad sense of the visionary and ethical goals and strategies of sustainable engineering practice. It also contains a wealth of additional information that can be used to pursue the basic material in the report in greater depth and detail.

Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Terminology and definition | Engineering profession | Ethics


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