Sustainable Development: Critical Issues
OECD | 2001 | ISBN: 9264186956 9789264186958 9789264193185 | 490 pages | PDF | 3 MB
This report stresses the urgency to address some of the most pressing challenges for sustainable development. It reviews the conceptual foundations of sustainable development, its measurement, and the institutional reforms needed to make it operational. This report discusses how international trade and investment, as well as development co-operation, can contribute to sustainable development on a global basis, and reviews the experience of OECD countries in using market-based, regulatory and technology policies to reach sustainability goals in a cost-effective way.