Prudent Development - a shared responsibility

19-11-2001

The national strategy for sustainable development is made by the Danish Government to be one of the Danish answers to the Agenda 21 Document from the world summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. The vision of the Danish Government points out 8 objectives and principles as a frame to create a sustainable development.: Denmark must develop the welfare society and decouple economic growth from environmental impact. Denmark must create a safe and healthy environment for everybody and maintain a high level of protection. Denmark must secure a high degree of biological diversity and protect the ecosystems. Denmark must use resources more efficiently. Denmark must take action at the international level. Denmark must ensure that environmental considerations are taken into account in all sectors. Denmark must ensure that the market supports sustainable development. Denmark must ensure that sustainable development is a shared responsibility, and we must measure progress.

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