Introduction

  • Karoline Van den Brande
  • Hans Bruyninckx
  • Sander Happaerts

Abstract

Since the beginning of the 1970s, the international community has increasingly realized the limits of continued economic growth without concerns for social and environmental objectives. It became clear that the world’s development trajectory was causing large-scale environmental degradation, irreversible loss of natural resources, social injustice between and within societies, rapid depletion of certain energy sources, and even troubling changes to the Earth’s climate. The assumption gained ground that from an economic, social and ecological point of view current development patterns could not be custained

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Sustainable Development United Nations Transnational Network Policy Framing Sustainable Development Policy 
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  • Hans Bruyninckx
  • Sander Happaerts

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