According to the Bruntland Report 1987, Sustainable Development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
PIOJ address Sustainable Development issues by:
(i) Integrated Planning — Vision 2030 Jamaica-National Development Plan;
(ii) Poverty Mapping for targeted intervention;
(iii) Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment of Natural Disasters;
(iv) Awareness Building — through publications, presentations, papers;
(v) External Cooperation Management; and
(vi) Policy Planning & Research — Economic, Environment, Science & Technology, Social & Technology, Social, Urban & Regional Planning