Danish Strategy for Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is about finding ways to develop environmental, financial, and social resources that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

The Danish National Strategy for Sustainable Development (Et bæredygtigt Danmark - Udvikling i Balance) was published in October 2014 and is build on the three pillars of sustainability:

  • financial sustainability
  • social sustainability
  • green sustainability

The strategy brings forward 23 objectives in total within the three pillars of sustainability and adds an objective in regards to the international dimension of sustainability. The objectives can be read in full in the strategy (in Danish).

Read the Danish strategy for sustainable development (in Danish)