Sustainability and Governance

  • R. Warren Flint


In recent years, through the advancement of sustainable community development (SCD) programs around the globe, new approaches and techniques have been defined, tested, and proved successful in making constructive use of local and regional government rules, policies, and services. The codification of sustainability principles indicates that citizens and government officials can work together to find new approaches and ways of doing business that mitigate unnecessary bureaucratic resistance to achieving community sustainability goals. In today’s environment of increased public participation in community governance and politics, evidence shows that governance improves with cooperation between citizens and officials. And cooperation works as well in the private sector as the public sector.


Community Member Community Participation Governance System Sustainable Community Social Planning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Warren Flint
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  1. 1.Five E’s UnlimitedNapaUSA

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