At a global level, sustainability may be defined as meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.[1] Sustainability at the level of individual businesses may be defined as seeking to find a balance between financial profitability, sustainable economic development, and social responsibility.

BPIR Categories

11.1.2 Manage resource allocation
12.2 Ensure compliance with regulations
12.3 Implement pollution prevention program
12.4 Implement resource preservation program
15.5.3 Activities to reduce & prevent nuisance/harm
15.5.4 Activities to assist in resource preservation

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