Health and sustainable development: addressing the issues and challenges 4 intersectoral planning at national level while there are shared global and transnational problems, each country, region. Gri's contribution to sustainable development 2016-2020 the sdgs seek to build on the millennium development goals, and address vital issues facing businesses, governments and society, such as poverty, gender equality, water use, energy, climate change and biodiversity. Introduction to environmental management and sustainable 2 the global environment issues an introduction to sustainable development, 3rd edition (2006.
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