Blog archive: December 2014

Towards a complete set of sustainability indicators

December 7, 2014 by Bo Weidema

The stakeholder approach to sustainability indicator development has led to a plethora of different indicator sets. This makes cross-comparisons difficult and is inefficient in terms of resources that need to be spent on measurement and reporting. Furthermore, important aspects of sustainability may be omitted, either because there is no particular stakeholder interest that defends a specific aspect, or due to concerns for data availability. An alternative to the stakeholder approach is a more conceptual approach (these approaches are of course not…

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