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Sustainability and Environmental Resources: Home

This guide will explore sustainability and environmental resources at Shepard Library.

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Below are sources that are useful for finding information about a company's practices, as well as general information on sustainability and social responsibility. To find more information on this topic, try looking up a company name or industry and the terms "social responsibility",

"green marketing", "ethics", "environmental auditing", or use an "environment" term in the A-Z Databases.

Sustainability and Environment by Danielle Colbert-Lewis

Sustainability and Environmental Resources at Shepard Library

Sustainability and Environmental Resources

This guide will explore sustainability and environmental resources at Shepard Library and beyond.

Using the tabs at the top of this web page to navigate through different types of resources that will be helpful for finding general information on sustainability and social responsibility.

Sustainability

In 1987, the United Nations Brundtland Commission defined sustainability as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

From: United Nations Brundtland Commission 

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. The 17 Goals are all interconnected, and in order to leave no one behind (United Nations, Take Action for the Sustainable Development Goals).

 

Shepard Library Databases

To find more information on this topic, try looking up a company name or industry and the terms "social responsibility", "green marketing", "ethics", "environmental auditing," or use an "environmental" or "sustainability" term in the A-Z Databases. 

What is Sustainability

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