DSpace
 

DSpace at IIT Bombay >
IITB Publications >
Review >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/jspui/handle/100/3058

Title: An overview of sustainability assessment methodologies
Authors: SINGH, RK
MURTY, HR
GUPTA, SK
DIKSHIT, AK
Keywords: sustainable development
sustainability indicators
index
composite index
ratings
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Citation: ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS,9(2)189-212
Abstract: Sustainability indicators and composite index are increasingly recognised as a useful tool for policy making and public communication in conveying information on countries and corporate performance in fields such as environment, economy, society, or technological improvement. By visualizing phenomena and highlighting trends, sustainability indicators simplify, quantify, analyse and communicate otherwise complex and complicated information. There are number of initiatives working on indicators and frameworks for sustainable development (SD). This article provides an overview various sustainability indices applied in policy practice. The paper also compiles the information related to sustainability indices formulation strategy, scaling, normalisation, weighting and aggregation methodology. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2008.05.011
http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/13850
http://hdl.handle.net/100/3058
ISSN: 1470-160X
Appears in Collections:Review

Files in This Item:

There are no files associated with this item.

View Statistics

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback