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.
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
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).
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.