Measuring Sustainable Production

Most people support sustainable development without knowing what it is. What exactly are sustainable consumption and sustainable production, and how are these practices identified?  This volume reviews the state-of-the-art in measuring sustainable production processes in industry. It includes metric...

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Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2008
Series:OECD Sustainable Development Studies
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520 |a Most people support sustainable development without knowing what it is. What exactly are sustainable consumption and sustainable production, and how are these practices identified?  This volume reviews the state-of-the-art in measuring sustainable production processes in industry. It includes metrics developed by business, trade unions, academics, NGOs, and the OECD and IEA. These measurement approaches cover the "triple bottom line" (economic, environmental and social dimensions) of industrial sustainability. In the Same Series Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Political Economy Aspects Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Economic, Environmental and Social Aspects Institutionalising Sustainable Development   Further Reading Measuring Sustainable Development: Integrated Economic, Environmental and Social Frameworks