The Brundtland Commission defines sustainability as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability incorporates societal, environmental and economic impacts into all decision making.
The issues below represent some of the main considerations to address in advancing a sustainable society. Many of them are interdependent and factors affecting one, typically have consequences on others. This list is by no means meant to be comprehensive, rather it strives to build awareness around some of the problems and practices in our society today.