Environmental sustainability: perhaps the most important leg of the thrice-pronged sustainability equation. Without a healthy environment, social and economic equity become irrelevant. Life as we know it is threatened, even impossible in some cases.
Some say the term “sustainability” is used so often for so many different activities, that it has become meaningless. I, for one, don’t think so. Millions of people in these times don’t only think sustainability is a viable concept; they’re also working toward its achievement. Indeed, sustainability may be the greatest need of life today.
Sustainability is usually divided into three sectors: the environment, society, and economy. A look at the four major types of economies: traditional, market-based, command-based, and mixed. And three new ones: circular, global, and green.