Sustainable Development: What Is It, How It Works and What Is Our Role in It?
By Boyan Rashev, Inogen sustainability expert and Managing Partner at denkstatt (Bulgaria)
Boyan Rashev strongly believes and demonstrates through his work that opinions should be backed with data and facts. He is the author of the first industrial voluntary sustainability standard in Bulgaria
THE IDEA: "Sustainable" is a development that enables a continuous cycle of progress and ensures fair benefit distribution within and among societies
Sounds unusual? A good reason to read this article.
In 1972, "The Limits to Growth" projected a dire future for the world – overpopulation, resource depletion and environmental degradation caused by economic growth. The global debate led to: "sustainable is a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." 
 - Donella H. Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jørgen Randers and William W. Behrens III (1972). The Limits to Growth. Universe Books.