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Engineering for Sustainable Development

Engineering for Sustainable Development

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Engineering for SustainableDevelopment:Guiding Principles
 
‘Humanity has the ability to make developmentsustainable – to ensure that it meets the needsof the present without compromising the abilityof future generations to meet their own needs.’
From
Our Common Future
(The Brundtland Report) – Report of the 1987 WorldCommission on Environment and DevelopmentEngineering for Sustainable Development :Guiding Principles
© The Royal Academy of Engineering,2005ISBN:1-903496-21-7September 2005Published by The Royal Academy of Engineering29 Great Peter Street,London,SW1P 3LW Tel:020 7227 0500 Fax:020 7233 0054www.raeng.org.uk Registered Charity Number:293074
Front cover picture credits:
WEEE man (top left)
 The RSA WEEE man is an environmental awareness initiative developed by the RSA (Royal Societyfor the encouragement of Arts,Manufactures and Commerce) and Canon Europe – and is a visualreminder of the amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) one UK citizen willgenerate in a lifetime. The WEEE man concept was developed by Mark Freemantle and Hugh Knowles – both RSAFellows,it was designed by Paul Bonomini and built by Stage One.For more information visit
www.WEEEman.org
Mossley Mill (top right)
 The 250 year old Mossley Mill site – eight miles from Belfast – was rescued from demolition whenNewtonabbey Borough Council decided to save and renovate it.In 2000 the Council took over theMill as its new Civic headquarters.From being owned and operated by one of the district’s largest employers as a flax mill,the buildingnow employs approximately 150 people and is an attractive location for residents and visitors.
©
Newtownabbey Borough Council and University of Ulster
Motorway car picture (bottom right)
©
Highways Agency.
Wind turbines (bottom left)
©
National Wind Power
 
Editors:
Professor Richard Dodds
FREngVisiting Professor in the Faculty of Engineering,University of Liverpool
Professor Roger Venables
Managing Director,Crane Environmental Ltdand Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Engineering,Queen’s University,Belfast
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