Sustainable Development - Government and Civil Society


How do societies change or evolve? Whether the means to solve problems on a global scale come through technological innovation, changing consumption patterns or providing access to important services, progress depends on the complex interactions of people, businesses, NGOs and government. Learning to co-ordinate these is key to making real gains in sustainable development.

Chapter 7 argues that change in our societies, whether it’s negative or positive, does not simply “happen”. It looks at how governments and civil society can set local, national and global communities on the path of sustainable development.

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