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1.2 Sustainability is…

Not everyone has the same understanding of sustainability. Ask 10 people on the streets what it is and you will probably get 10 different answers. If you want to work together on a sustainable future, it helps if you understand each other and speak the same language. Below you see the definition for sustainability.

Improve quality of life within the boundaries of the earth

If you take this a little further, sustainable organizational development means that you improve the quality of life for your colleagues, customers and society, in a way that suits the natural boundaries of the earth. So that life is not only valuable for the current generation, but also for the generations to come. In this way you can guarantee the continuity and health of your company.

This definition requires some further explanation. What determines quality of life and what are the limits of the earth?