What do we mean by Sustainability?
Sustainability is a complex idea. The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines it like this: “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Working for a sustainable future means building a better world for all of us. A world in which a few individuals don't take more than their fair share and resources are spread equally. When we dream of a sustainable future, we think about breathing cleaner air, enjoying healthier oceans and living in a more balanced society, in which the rights of all are respected and the environment is protected. A sustainable future is not just what we need, it's what we want.
Art Buds Collective takes a holistic approach to the complex and interconnected issues surrounding sustainability. Our efforts to build a greener, fairer future must support environmental, social and economic health. We understand that resources are finite, and we must conserve their use, but we must also share access to experiences and learning - sustainable practices should support human as well as ecological needs. Our creativity in the present must stay true to the world we want future generations to inherit.