Sustainable Development is a way of satisfying our basic needs today and enjoying a satisfactory quality of life without compromising the quality of life for future generations. This requires balancing our economic, social and environmental objectives – the three dimensions of Sustainable Development.
Bermuda’s greatest resource is its people. For sustainability to thrive, we must have sound, stable communities built around safe, secure and productive families.
Bermuda has limited natural resources and a finite land mass. We must find innovative ways to provide the necessary infrastructure to meet increasing and sometimes conflicting demands while also preserving our natural environments.
Bermuda’s economic security has always been vulnerable to external influences. Future policies should continue to maintain the economy while ensuring that all Bermudians are prepared for and have the opportunity to share in our prosperity.
Imagine a Bermuda where we work together to sustain our communities while respecting our environmental limits, protecting our natural heritage and doing so within a strong and inclusive economy.
Perhaps one of the most familiar issues in Bermuda is the problem with housing. While many Bermudians believe that this problem is centered in a lack of available housing, this is not completely accurate. The issue actually lies in the fact that the majority of housing in Bermuda is simply not affordable. Case-in-Point, the average cost of a basic 2 bedroom 1-2 bathroom hou>