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Sustainability: characteristics and scientific roots

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  • Nuno Quental

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  • Júlia Lourenço
  • Fernando da Silva
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Environment, Development and Sustainability.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 257-276

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:endesu:v:13:y:2011:i:2:p:257-276

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    Keywords: Sustainable development; Sustainability; Sustainability science; Ecological economics; Scientific development;

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    1. Schoenherr, Tobias, 2012. "The role of environmental management in sustainable business development: A multi-country investigation," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 140(1), pages 116-128.
    2. Tom Waas & Jean Hugé & Aviel Verbruggen & Tarah Wright, 2011. "Sustainable Development: A Bird’s Eye View," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 3(10), pages 1637-1661, September.

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