A sustainable world is needed to ensure sustainable health and some ways to achieve more GDP (which are part of the Sustainable Development Goals) can harm health.  Some related health and sustainability problems are multiplying, for example in food production. However, measures to ensure environmental sustainability can improve health Gilbert Rist points out that the World Bank has misguided the notion of sustainable development in order to demonstrate that economic development should not be discouraged in the interest of preserving the ecosystem. . . .