Sustainability: it's in the balance
The publication this week of the government's proposed new approach to planning (NPPF) has thrown into sharp relief the many different interpretations of what it means to be sustainableGovernments, businesses, charitable organisations and environmentalists each differ in their view of the correctly weighted balance of the triple bottom line – people, planet and profit – depending on
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