The Objective of Sustainable Development: Are We Coming Closer?
Von Schomberg,Rene(2001). The objective of Sustainable Development: Are we coming closer? Working paper of the services of the European Commission.
25 Pages Posted: 13 May 2014 Last revised: 14 May 2014
Date Written: January 7, 2001
This paper discusses the shortcomings of the two main regulatory arena's for decision making concerning sustainability: state regulation and market regulation. With a view on these shortcoming, a third international arena of decision making is proposed based on fundamental ethical principles and international dialogue.
Keywords: sustainable development, ethics, environmental law
JEL Classification: Q33
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