Development and Quantification of Sustainability Indicators

This book highlights various methods for quantifying sustainability indicators using different indices. To date, numerous sustainability indicators encompassing either all three pillars (economic, environmental and social) or individual or joint indicators (e.g. environmental and social) have been d...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
Series:Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book highlights various methods for quantifying sustainability indicators using different indices. To date, numerous sustainability indicators encompassing either all three pillars (economic, environmental and social) or individual or joint indicators (e.g. environmental and social) have been developed and quantified. In addition to commonly developed indicators, which can be utilized for any industrial sector, sector-specific sustainability indicators are frequently used. Behind each indicator developed, there is a unique scientific model, method or assessment technique. This book explores and elaborates on such indicators, and on associated details such as the concept, development methodology, assessment technique, and applications of each indicator
Physical Description:VII, 90 p. 14 illus., 13 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789811325564