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Sustainability

The floral industry strongly encourages sustainability and best practices in the production of flowers and throughout the distribution chain.

What does “sustainability” mean?

The 2005 World Summit defined the pillars of sustainable development as:

Economic Development
Social Development
Environmental Protection

Businesses that practice sustainability operate with the goal of preserving quality interactions with the environment, economy and social systems.

Here are a few frequently-asked questions about sustainability and the floral industry plus links to organizations and articles with useful information.

Frequently-Asked Questions

Organizations

Perspective

 


Additional Resources on Sustainability

PUBLISHED BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Green Talks: Sustainability e-News
Special Report: Sustainability

 

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