sustainable development


The modern development of the state and the ever-growing competitive struggle require the search for new, more effective strategic capabilities of enterprises, among which social responsibility is of great importance. A comprehensive socio-economic study of social responsibility in Ukraine is now a time requirement.


The existing conceptual approaches to assessment of the environmental security of the Eastern Carpathians have been analyzed. The original vision of the mechanism for maintaining sustainable development in the Pokutsko-Bukovinian Carpathians mountain ecosystem is proposed. The methodological approach used to determine the ecological status and the level of environmental safety of mountain areas is based on the use of sanitary-ecological indicators as sensitive determiners of environmental changes under the influence of the anthropogenic factor.


When 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the concept of sustainable development received a new wave of attention. The present article argues that divergent views on the concept actually come together to make a system of common values shared by different actors across different intellectual disciples. This, in turn, provides space for experimentation the practical efforts in the area of 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.