sustainable development

Motive forces of development of the new world civilization: imperative of social intelligence

The article investigates the actuality of the formation of a new responsible world civilization, examines the contemporary models of sustainable economic development of world civilization, developed by leading scholars of the present: the concept of «complete world» by Daley, the model of sustainable and humane global civilization by Raskin, a model of the zero marginal cost society and empathy civilization by Rifkin.

Concepts of rational land use

Objective. The concept of sustainable land use in the context of sustainable development of land development plays a very important role in modern models of land management. Conditioned by the agrarian orientation of our country, many publications are aimed at solving problems of rational use of agricultural lands, while other categories of land are given less attention. Taking into account the available features for other categories of land, the purpose of this publication is to summarize and to provide conceptual approaches to sustainable land use of industrial areas.

Preconditions for Introducing Integrated Reporting in Ukraine

 Transformations taking place nowadays in the global economy require new approaches to scientific research related to providing the users with the information on activities of economic entities. Traditional approaches to presenting information, which are regulated by legislation, do not satisfy the users any more.

Conceptual approach to define the notion “green logistics”

The article elucidates theoretical and methodological principles of green logistics. The major ecological and economic laws have been generalized. The economic opinion genesis regarding the implementation of new ‘environmental’ paradigm in logistics has been researched. It has been set up that such major categories which play the role of foundation for ‘green’ logistics formation are the following: environmental goods and services, ‘green’ business, cleaner manufacture, ecological management, sustainable development, ‘green’ economics and social business responsibility.

The peculiarities of the strategic planning of the regional power industry sustainable development

The article presents the classification of the regional power industry development strategies according to the characteristics and space dimensions, as well as the stages and objectives of its sustainable development planning. It defines the objectives of sustainable regional economic development, requirements to the local institutional system and possible mistakes in choosing strategy for the regional power industry development.

Development of logistics in Ukraine: environmental dimension

The article summarizes the preconditions for the environmental paradigm formation. It has been set up that implementation of the environmental paradigm has been mostly held in sustainable development doctrine that being an economic theory has stimulated the progress of logistics in the direction of "green" logistics. The evolution of the "green" logistics concept has been researched in retrospect. Determinants that will have an impact on its future development have been identified. The development of logistics industry in Ukraine has been analyzed.

Social accounting: methodological approach and organizational support

Modern management system actualizes the need for monitoring the performance
evaluation of social programs, particularly in terms of personalized costs of conservation,
restoration and rational use of labor resources. Social responsibility of business – is a concept
that encourages business entities to consider the interests of society by taking responsibility for
the impact of performance on consumers, stakeholders, employees, communities and the
environment. Therefore, the baseline corporate social responsibility (CSR) should be

Classification of socially responsible activities enterprises in the process of sustainable development for purposes of management accounting

Two concepts of social responsibility and sustainable development aimed at finding out
objects of managerial accounting for socially responsible activity of companies during their
sustainable development were compared. The main components of the global process of
balanced and gradual changes, as well as elements of the social responsibility, as the internal
policy of companies, were outlined. It will allow companies to solve the problem of the
accurate definition of strategic goals implying sustainable development, social responsibility

The influence ofmodern trends in economic development on the substantiation of public corporate reporting format

Society guidance of today's global economy development can be justified by two crucial
concepts – post-industrial society and sustainable development. The economy of post-industrial
society (post-industrial economy) is characterized primarily by information, intellectual and
telecommunications technologies development, which have led to significant changes in the structure
of population employment and manufactured product and also to enhancing of dynamism and
globalization of its evolution. Sustainable development implies the establishment of social and

Research problems in the development of environmentally-oriented economy (on the instance of the industrial enterprises on the Lviv region)

The anthropogenic environmental problems in the Lviv region studied in scientific paper. Sustainable development characteristics of the Lviv region in 2009-2011 are given using indicators such as the index of sustainable development, detailed by three indicators of sustainable development - economic, environmental and socio-institutional and the harmonization of sustainable development level.