Originally posted on  https://www.pulve.com/blogs/news/pulve-sustainability-and-innovation.

In this blog, I want to take you on a literal journey that focuses on touching the topics of food and sustainability. And how complex this journey is and will be for our future generations. I will do my best to touch on a couple of difficult points with regard to food and sustainability and try to give the reader [you] a couple of angles to think about. Let’s go!

What is sustainability?
Let start with the basics. The S word, a.k.a sustainability. What does it mean? The sustainable definition that is quoted most often comes from Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland report:

‘Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’

Okay, sounds clear right? The only caveat I would mention is what need? The definition is not really clear about ‘the needs for present and future generations’. We all have a need to eat, have shelter and socialize with other people. But do we all have a need for an Xbox 360 and play Halo 3 on legendary mode? Some do some don’t. This comparison may sound ludicrous, but the point is that some people feel that they have different needs than…

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