- Ecological Sustainability - Natural resources are not depleted for short-term improvements.
- Economic Sustainability - Improvements are not dependent on continuing infusions of outside resources.
- Political Sustainability - Changes are consistent with distributions of power in the society.
- Cultural Sustainability - Change must be driven primarily by the community to be consistent with its core values.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
The EWB Dimensions Of Sustainability
Engineers Without Borders defines sustainability for their international efforts and projects within the context of the following four dimensions: