Historical aspects and conceptual basis of sustainable development

Lyudmyla Anatoliyivna Kyslova


Introduction. The Sustainable Development theory is becoming widely discussed today as one of the central problems of the globe. The problem is of interdisciplinary character and is to be treated from different points of view. The concept tends to combine dynamic economic development with equal possibilities for each member of modern society. The concept stands for an efficient use of natural resources and for overcoming of the environmental pollution.

The Aim of the study is to work out a set of scientific and methodological principles on the content, elements and conditions for the effective introduction of the Sustainable Development of economics.

The methodology. Generalization, both historical and logical, along with abstraction and analysis are used in the research.

The results. The current scientific approaches to the defining the term “Sustainable Development” are described. It combines ecological and social factors that influence welfare today and tomorrow. The author has generalized and tested different approaches to the definition from historical point of view. Conceptual elements of the Sustainable Development have been analyzed as well. The theory deals with two aspects: solving of the current economic, social and environmental problems; provident use of the economic, social and environmental resources to cover the needs of the future generations. The work introduces the definition of the term “Sustainable Development”. 


the Sustainable Development; the aspect of development; the concept; social, ecological; economic; model

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