Reality Bites

Smith, Ken
November 2006
Sustain' Magazine;2006, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p54
The article offers a look at how a framework for sustainable development can lead to successful practical changes and improvements across the Thames Gateway Region in Great Britain. According to the author, there is growing evidence that claims that thinking about and looking at a development project through a sustainable-development perspective can bring real change in the environment, the social fabric of an area and its economic viability. Four criterions are used to define sustainable development including economic progress, social progress that meets the needs of everyone, prudent use of natural resources and protection of the environment.


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