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Représentation du développement durable : ⇨ Social Prosperity: Opportunities for all people to enjoy basic needs and rights, including equality, respect, education and comfortable standards of living. ⇨ Economic Growth: A secure and robust financial and industrial basis for employment, growth, income and enterprise. ⇨ Environmental Conservation: Desirable levels of air and water quality and preservation of natural resources, biological diversity and the natural environment.