Fomenko Geоrgy Anatolevich, Doctor of Geography, professor, Chairman of the Board of the Research and Designing Institute “Cadaster”, supervisor of studies of master course «Environmental Engineering and Water Conservation» in Yaroslavl State Technical University
In the context of the adoption for the first time in the history of the global objectives of sustainable development in the article shows the direction of the impact of the changing approach of sustainable development is widely understood system environmental design. Approaches to the study of problems of sustainable development in the understanding of building resilience Geosystems, goal-setting in environmental management. Showing the importance of humanization and consideration of social and cultural features of the territories and the settlements in the system design in the field of environmental management.
KEYWORDS: sustainable development, environmental protection system design, system engineering, environmental development of the area, goal-setting.