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What are the factors that influence sustainable development?

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In modern world, sustainable development is impacted by three major factors, which are economic development, environmental conservation, and social justice. Let՚s look at each of them:

  • Economic development: Economic development aims to keep the capital stable by focusing on improving social equality, economic sustainability and enhancing the living standard.
  • Social development: Social development keeps social capital preserved and build services that includes in making up the society. It further aims for retention of globalization, communities, andcultures.
  • Environment development: Environmental development helps in improving human welfare by offering protection to natural capital (such as air, water, land, minerals etc.)