Sustainable Development: A Complex Phenomenon

  • Dr Naila Maqsood University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
  • Sumaira Nawaz University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan


Sustainable development carries several meanings, and is adopted by scholars, many governments, leaders of socioeconomic reform movements and environmentalists, organs of the United Nations including World Bank (usually under the influence of Industrialized Countries) and, of course, multinational corporations. This paper emphasizes that conceptual multiplicity and ambiguities prevail because of multiplicity of stakeholders whose interests continue to be accommodated in multilateral reports, individual stakeholder’s reports and scholarly articles representing various perspectives/ disciplines.



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How to Cite
MAQSOOD, Dr Naila; NAWAZ, Sumaira. Sustainable Development: A Complex Phenomenon. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 40-48, may 2018. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2019.