Устойчивое видение

На сегодняшний день простого роста экономики недостаточно. Нам также необходимо положить конец крайней нищете ‑ цель, которую необходимо достичь к 2030 году. Мы должны управлять экономикой таким образом, чтобы защищать, а не разрушать окружающую среду. И мы должны способствовать более справедливому распределению процветания, а не обществу, разделенному на очень богатых и очень бедных.

Мы используем термин «устойчивое развитие», подразумевая экономический рост, который покончит с крайней нищетой, увеличит социальную интеграцию и будет экологически здоровым. К сожалению, мир далек от этого пути.

Экономики многих бедных стран не растут, а крайняя нищета остается широко распространенным явлением. Человечество вызывает опасные изменения климата, истощая запасы пресной воды и отравляя воздух и океаны. Также, многие экономики становятся все менее справедливыми, увеличивая разрыв между бедными и богатыми. И насильственные конфликты остаются широко распространенным явлением, особенно в беднейших регионах мира, наиболее уязвимых к их вспышкам.

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