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CAPITAL APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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Definition:
Sustainable development is development that ensures non-declining per capita national wealth by replacing or conserving the sources of that wealth; that is, stocks of produced, human, social and natural capital.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 1.21
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Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Monday, July 04, 2005