Insisting on sustainability in the economy means first of all to make sure that current production methods do not compromise the ability of the generations to come to shape their own future.
After all, resources on the globe are finite, but a growing world population has seen us moving further towards a complete depletion of some of these resources. This page collates the latest DW content on sustainability issues.
Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser is confident about business in Mexico. The German company is investing heavily. A new 200 million dollar deal is only the beginning of what could be a multi-billion dollar investment in urban infrastructure, energy and sustainability.
The biggest international agribusiness trade fair is up and running in Berlin. This year Green Week is focusing on the treatment of livestock. With consumers unwilling to pay more, farmers are struggling to find the right cost balance between animal welfare and productivity.
Jeans are perhaps the world's most popular piece of clothing, and each year more than one point two billion pairs of them are sold globally. Most pairs are made in low-cost countries in Asia or Mexico. But now a team of denim enthusiasts in Trondheim, Norway, are bucking the trend - making bespoke pairs of jeans right inside their own shop. Lars Bevanger went to have a browse.