How sustainable development affects today’s job market
It was 20 years ago that the term “sustainable development” was popularized in a United Nations document known as the Brundtland report. Since then, jobs in fields ranging from mining to banking to manufacturing have begun to redefine it. But as we search for solutions that balance economic, social, and ecological realities, is the environment getting the short end of the sustainable stick? Jobs columnist Kevin Doyle of the Environmental Careers Organization weighs in.