According to the National Statistical Coordination Board

According to the National Statistical Coordination Board, in 1972 a Conference on Human Environment was hosted by the United Nations with an objective to identify possible links between the environment and development as part of the effort to address environmental problems. In result, different alternative environment strategies were developed; however, due to traditional economic development policies that does not conform to environmental dispute, abrupt problems still occur. During 1987, the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) or the Brundtland Commission was formed by the United Nations that aims to examine possible solutions to environment and development problems. The study concluded that development should meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of the future generation.