Sustainable development

“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." 


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It involves much more than just protecting the environment but includes making sure that we create the circumstances for everyone to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives without destroying opportunities for future generations or our neighbours across the world.  

Sustainability is as concerned with equality, health, employment, leisure, and freedom from crime as it is about protecting biological diversity and reducing waste.  

Environmental, economic and social wellbeing for today and tomorrow


View or download our latest Sustainable Stirling report for 2015-16

For more information on the aims and guiding principles behind the Council's Sustainable Development Strategy please read our Sustainable Development Strategy Framework

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Cornton PS KCVThe Council is working to create thriving, vibrant, sustainable communities which will improve everyone's quality of life.



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