Indicators of sustainable development: guidelines and methodologies
United Nations, 2001 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
This publication provides a detailed discussion of key sustainable development themes. It presents the outcome of a work programme approved by the Commission on Sustainable Development on indicators of sustainable development for use in decision-making processes at the national level. It also presents a proposed framework and a core set of indicators that will be useful to countries who wish to establish their own national programmes for using indicators to measure progress towards sustainable development. The purpose of the report is to stimulate and support further work, testing and development of indicators.
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Guidelines for Developing a National Programme of Indicators
CSD Core Indicator Framework
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AGENCIES INVOLVED Agenda 21 agricultural Alternative Definitions/Indicators ASSESSMENT OF DATA Availability and Sources Basel Convention biodiversity Biological Diversity Brief Definition capita coastal Commission on Sustainable Compile the Indicator contact point Contributing Organizations Conventions and Agreements core set CSD Indicator Set Data Needed Data References Definitions and Concepts Desertification developing countries Economic and Social ecosystems emissions energy consumption energy intensity environmental Eurostat forest framework Gini Index global Habitat hazardous wastes household implementation Indicators of Sustainable institutional International Conventions International Data Availability International Energy Agency International Targets/Recommended Standards Internet land Lead Agency Linkages Measurement Methods METHODOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION methodology sheets monitoring Montreal Protocol National and International Needed to Compile OECD Ozone POLICY RELEVANCE poverty line protected areas Relevance to Sustainable/Unsustainable Report sector species Statistics Status sustainable development Sustainable/Unsustainable Development theme/sub-theme targets Underlying Definitions UNESCO Unit of Measurement United Nations urban World Bank World Health Organization