"agenda 21" is a voluntary (non-binding) set of guidelines for sustainability in the 21st century..
Eventually, humanity must achieve sustainability in a finite world, or suffer the same fate of bacteria in petri dish. (extinction)
It's being implemented locally in a city or town near you, there is a reason why mitt romney used "New economy" as a buzzword. Speaking of that annoying sustainability buzzword, those people that want population reduction and that sort of thing should lead by example. The corporations that support this BS are only hurting themselves.