Sustainability, Territories and Circular Economy

Author/s Gian Paolo Cesaretti, Daniela Covino, Irene Paola Borrelli, Immacolata Viola
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/1 Language English
Pages 18 P. 11-28 File size 186 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2020-001002
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The asymmetry in combining ethics, economic efficiency, intra-generational and inter-generational equity, which characterizes the current governance of the three fundamental functions of the planet’s economic systems, is at the origin of the segmented approach to well-being in territories, that is, the inability to be able to satisfy the various demands of the Company without "outsourcing the costs of the scarcity" of capital stocks, generating inequalities and jeopardizing the well-being of future generations. In other words, without being able to pursue an integrated approach to well-being and its sustainability. In this context, the awareness of firms and families of having to adopt new deci-sion-making models, focused on the circular economy, and capable of directing Territories towards a "Circular Economic System" becomes central.

Keywords: Sustainability, ethics, economic efficiency, equity, territories, circular economy

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Gian Paolo Cesaretti, Daniela Covino, Irene Paola Borrelli, Immacolata Viola, Sustainability, Territories and Circular Economy in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2020, pp 11-28, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2020-001002