Indicators to evaluate environmental, social, and economic sustainability: a proposal for the Brazilian oil industry

Sergio Pinto AmaralPetroleo Brasileiro SAEmílio Lèbre La RovereFederal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de JaneiroTerms such as sustainable development, sustainable growth, and sustainable consumption are today used to present a new view of economic and social progress that is more encompassing and appropriate for humanity.The concept of sustainable development, as defined in the 1987 Brundtland Report, views sustainable development as "the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."In the early 1990s, even before the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED 92), industri...

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