What is Sustainable Development?
The most common and widely accepted definition of sustainability is that developed by the United Nations Brundtland Commission:
"Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
What is the Basis for Sustainable Development?
Goal: Strengthen the municipality’s economic outlook and encourage the private sector to adopt economically sustainable business practices. Learn more...
Goal: Improve the health and wellness of residents and bring them together around the shared values of sustainability. Learn more...
Goal: Foster a resilient community that maintains, protects and enhances existing resources and can adapt to changing environmental conditions over time. Learn more...
The Waukesha County Green team received a grant from the Mosaic Momentum Initiative. This grant was awarded through the Mosaic environmental movement infrastructure grant slate, which is supporting 21 projects involving 91 organizations across 27 states working on clean air and water, a safe climate, and healthy and just communities.