The concept of sustainability was first introduced in the UN's "Common Future" report in 1983. In its simplest form, the question "What is the concept of sustainability?" is answered as "production without endangering the lives of other living beings today and in the future." The concept of sustainability is a broad one and is mainly dealt with in the headings of environmental protection, economic growth, and social development.

The sustainable environment approach puts the principle that resources are not unlimited in the center. According to this, resources used for production are used to the maximum extent in line with needs, and thus sustainability is aimed.

Economically, sustainability means fair sharing and consumption of resources as much as necessary. As a result of excessive consumption, valuable minerals and various food resources are approaching the limit of extinction.

The relationship between social development and sustainability is about protecting human rights without discrimination in all societies. These include education, health, social justice, security, transportation, water, and electricity.

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