Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

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Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

by Barry Dalal-clayton, Barry Sadler

Earthscan | May 15, 2014 | Hardcover

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Sustainability Appraisalis a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA can be used to analyse and integrate the key environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability into decision-making at all levels, from policy to project to investment, by government, business and industry, or international organizations.

Distilling both published and unpublished materials, and with contributions from a range of leading experts, organizations and agencies, this book will be of significant value to professionals everywhere who are in need of a solid, reference guide to what constitutes SA practice and, more importantly, how and when it can be applied.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 852 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 in

Published: May 15, 2014

Publisher: Earthscan

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1844073572

ISBN - 13: 9781844073573

Found in: Science and Nature

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Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

by Barry Dalal-clayton, Barry Sadler

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 852 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 in

Published: May 15, 2014

Publisher: Earthscan

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1844073572

ISBN - 13: 9781844073573

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction and Approaches to Sustainability Appraisal; Introduction; Sustainability Appraisal Frameworks and Approaches; Part II: Dimensions of Sustainability; Environmental Assessment for Sustainability Assurance; Economics-based Approaches; Social Assessment Approaches; Integrated Assessment; Part III: Strategies and Processes for Sustainability; Part IV: Land Use and Natural Resourcebased Instruments; Business and Industry Approaches for Sustainability Assessment; Trade Applications; Urban, Municipal and Community Applications; Global Sector-wide Approaches; Part V: International Institutional Arrangements; Developed Countries; Development Cooperation; Transitional Countries; Developing Countries; Part VI: Retrospect and Prospect; Conclusions and Recommendations; Bibliography, Annexes, Index

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Sustainability Appraisalis a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA can be used to analyse and integrate the key environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability into decision-making at all levels, from policy to project to investment, by government, business and industry, or international organizations.

Distilling both published and unpublished materials, and with contributions from a range of leading experts, organizations and agencies, this book will be of significant value to professionals everywhere who are in need of a solid, reference guide to what constitutes SA practice and, more importantly, how and when it can be applied.

About the Author

Barry Dalal-Claytonis Senior Fellow at IIED, author ofSustainable Development Strategies(Earthscan, 2002) and co-author, with Barry Sadler, ofStrategic Environmental Assessment(Earthscan, 2005).

Barry Sadleris an independent consultant and former advisor to a number of international organisations, contributor toAssessing Impact(Routledge, 2004) and co-editor of theHandbook of SEA(Earthscan, 2007).

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