Contemporary paradigm of sustainable development: the evolution of formation and development

  • Received April 13, 2018;
    Accepted May 16, 2018;
    Published May 17, 2018
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    Volume 9 2018, Issue #1, pp. 69-82
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The research reveals the peculiarities of shaping the sustainable development paradigm since the publication of the first studies on the human activity impact on the environment to date. Three main stages of development with the focus on the key goals and tasks through an analysis of the main documents regulating activities in this area are determined. The results showed a change in the vector for further development and identification of the financial component as an independent element.

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    • Fig. 1. Evolution of forming the prerequisites for the sustainable development concept (the first stage – 50-80’s of the 20th century)
    • Fig. 2. Evolution of the implementation and development of the sustainable development paradigm (the second stage – 2000–2007)
    • Fig. 3. Shaping the new paradigm of the sustainable development – the green economy (the third stage – from 2007 to date)
    • Fig. 4. Modern approach to basic elements of the sustainable development paradigm
    • Fig. 5. Harmonization of the modern sustainable development concept and the five capital concept
    • Table 1. СО2 emissions in the world