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.
Once upon a time, fishermen and women in Kenya would discard the skin of their catch. Now, thanks to an environmental initiative, they are making it into fish leather. The material is proving a big hit among fashion designers in the country.
What was once a gloomy parking lot is now a green oasis in the middle of the German capital, Berlin. The "Prinzessinnengarten" (princesses' garden) has become one of the best-known urban gardening projects in Europe. Neighborhood city gardening is on trend and in the last few years pretty plots have been sprouting like mushrooms from the earth.