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"Doing more with less" has been an environmental guideline for decades. This version of the first principle is sometimes called: Question options:
| biomimicry.|
| cradle-to-grave.|
| cradle-to-cradle.|
| eco- efficiency.|
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Three general principles will guide the move towards sustainability. Firms and industries must become more efficient in using natural resources; they should model their entire production process on biological processes; and they should emphasize the production of services rather than products. Versions of the first principle, sometimes called eco- efficiency, have long been a part of the environmental movement. "Doing more with less" has been an environmental guideline for decades.|

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According to model of the economy (or Economic System) as a subset of the biosphere (or Ecosystem), we recognize that neither matter nor energy can truly be "created," it can only be transferred from one form to another. This conservation of matter/energy is consistent with the: Question options:

| first law of thermodynamics.|
| second law of thermodynamics.|
| third law of thermodynamics.|
| fourth law of thermodynamics.|
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The model of the economy (or Economic System) as a subset of the biosphere (or Ecosystem) differs from the circular flow model is several ways. From the first law of thermodynamics (the conservation of matter/energy), we recognize that neither matter nor energy can truly be "created," it can only be transferred from one form to another.|

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Identify the responsibility which holds that a business should be responsible for incorporating the end results of its products back into the productive cycle. Question options:
| Backcasting|
| Cradle-to-cradle|
| Take-make-waste|
| Cradle-to-grave|
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Cradle-to-cradle responsibility holds that a business should be responsible for incorporating the end results of its products back into the productive cycle.|

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Identify the correct statement about the Brundtland Commission. Question options:
| The United Nations' World Commission on Trading and Development (WCTD) is commonly known as the Brundtland Commission, named after the place in Norway where the summit was held.| | It was charged with developing recommendations for paths towards economic and social development that would not achieve economic growth at the expense of underdeveloped and developing countries.| | It offered what has become the standard definition of sustainable development. "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."| | It led to trading agreements like NAFTA, CAFTA, and the EU.| Hide Feedback|

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The Brundtland Commission offered what has become the standard definition of sustainable development. "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."|

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The evolution of business strategy towards biomimicry can be understood along a continuum. The earliest phase has been described as " _____," where business takes resources, makes products out of them, and discards whatever is left over. Question options:

| cradle-to-grave|
| take-make-waste|
| cradle-to-cradle|
| eco-efficiency|
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The evolution of business strategy towards biomimicry can be understood along a continuum. The earliest phase has been described as "take-make-waste." Business takes resources, makes products out of them, and discards whatever is left over.|

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According to economist Herman Daly, the emphasis of...
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