Here are the defintions I am working with:Definitions of SustainabilityNatural Step – Non-profit organizationhttp://www.naturalstep.org/4 System Conditions:1. Nature's functions and diversity are not systematically subject to increasing concentrations of substances extracted from the Earth's crust.2. Nature's functions and diversity are not systematically subject to increasing concentrations of substances produced by society. 3. Nature's functions and diversity are not systematically impoverished by overharvesting or other forms of ecosystem manipulation.4. Resources are used fairly and efficiently in order to meet basic human needs worldwide.Natural Capitalism – Book by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins & Hunter Lovinshttp://www.naturalstep.org/4 Central Strategies:1. Radical Resource Productivity2. Biomimicry3. Service and Flow Economy4. Investing in Natural CapitalCradle to Cradle – Book by William McDonough & Michael Braungarthttp://www.mbdc.com/5 Steps to Eco-Effectiveness:1. Get “free of” known culprits2. Follow informed personal preferencesa. Prefer ecological intelligenceb. Prefer respectc. Prefer delight, celebration and fun3. Create a “passive positive” lista. The X listb. The gray listc. The P list (positive list)4. Activate the positive list5. Reinvent5 Guiding Principles1. Signal your intention2. Restore3. Be ready to innovate further4. Understand and prepare for the learning curve5. Exert intergenerational responsibility
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