The Principles of Sustainable Development as a Form of Structural Transformation

Sergey Zhironkin, Andrey Voloshin, Olga Zhironkina, Stefan Vöth, Gennady Kayachev

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Sustainable development today covers not only certain aspects of the environmental and economic aspects of society. The very structure of the economy, in particular the production sphere, as well as the whole society, is changing radically. Moreover, the structure is not only a systemological, but also the category of sustainable development. It acts as the basis of any material phenomenon or process, that is, it serves as a relatively stable basis on which more mobile elements function. Therefore, the closest concept that allows revealing the essence of sustainable development, the problem of cognition of environmental and economic transformations, transformations and their regulation, is the structure. It is by using the disclosure of the structure as a fundamental element of the system of sustainable development that can reveal the factors of deep changes in the economy, under the influence of which the transformation of industry towards modern environmental guidelines, and with it employment, investment, innovation, systems of their state regulation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number04011
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2020
Externally publishedYes
Event5th International Innovative Mining Symposium, IIMS 2020 - Kemerovo, Russian Federation
Duration: 19 Oct 202021 Oct 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Energy(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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