Supply Chain + Sustainable Development = Happy Wedding?
What is sustainable development?
The first definition of sustainable development appeared in 1987 in the Brundtland Report published by the UN World Commission on Environment and Development:
“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Concretely, sustainable development is a way of organizing society to enable it to exist in the long term. This implies taking into account both present and future imperatives such as the preservation of the environment and natural resources, or social and economic equity.
The objective of sustainable development is to define viable schemes that reconcile the ecological, so