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Operationalizing Sustainability in Community Development

  • R. Warren Flint
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Abstract

Sustainable development is a global phenomenon that has arisen out of global politics. Everyone is now talking about sustainability. But despite its popularity, as I have shown in prior chapters, the term is used with a plethora of intended meanings. Thus, efforts to operationalize the concept often are met with confusion and debate around what the idea actually includes. This challenge stands in the way of understanding how the practice of sustainable development, especially in contrast to traditional linear solutions, could be helpful in enacting public policy choices or business decisions. The question is how we move beyond the rhetoric of sustainability?

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Development Critical Thinking Lyme Disease Social Responsible Investing 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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