What is Sustainable Development

The most quoted definition of sustainable development is that of the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987): ‘Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’

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Who we are the Dutch Sustainability Unit

The Dutch Sustainability Unit (DSU) consists of a core team within the international secretariat of the Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA), supported by a dedicated pool of experts in the respective fields. The DSU team works closely with a number of partners.

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