Difference Between Sustainable Growth And Sustainable Development

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INTRODUCTION Volcanic eruptions, Tsunami, earthquakes and a series of global disasters is threatening the world. This is the movie 2012 (Roland, E. & Harald, K., 2009) that the end of the world will falls on December 21, 2012 prophecy stated by ancient Mayan calendar. While the movie was released, it did bring the impact that the earth is suffering from the human activities especially the industries development. Each year, tourism and hospitality and the related economic activities produce 11% of Global Domestic Product (GDP) which including 200 million people employment. Nearly 700 million tourists travel globally every year. These figures are expected to double especially in some of the world’s least developed countries by 2020. (WWF, 2017) According to United Nation Sustainable Development Agenda (2017), sustainable development is putting efforts towards building a comprehensive, sustainable and resilient future. Sustainable development has been defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It is important for economic growth, social dimension and environment to make sustainable development achievable. These components are interrelated and all are fundamental for the welfare of individuals and societies. Thus, this essay is about the balance between economic growth and the protection of environmentally sustainable processes with the analysis ofconcept of key principles and the
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