Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience by Barry Dalal-ClaytonSustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience by Barry Dalal-Clayton

Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

byBarry Dalal-Clayton, Barry SadlerEditorBarry Dalal-Clayton

Hardcover | May 15, 2014

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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Distilling both published and unpublished materials, and with contributions from a range of leading experts, organizations and agencies, this book will be of significant value to professionals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.

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(Routledg...
Title:Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International ExperienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:852 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:May 15, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1844073572

ISBN - 13:9781844073573


Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction and Approaches to Sustainability Appraisal  1. Introduction  2. A Macro Framework for Sustainability Appraisal  3. Integrated Approaches to Sustainability Appraisal  Part 2: Dimensions of Sustainability 4. Environmental Sustainability Appraisal and Assurance  5. Economics-based Approaches  6. Social Dimensions of Sustainability Appraisal.  Integrated Assessment Part 3: National and International Experiences to Date  7. Experience in the EU and Selected Developed Countries  8. Experience in Selected Development Cooperation Agencies and Developing Countries  Part 4: Sustainability Appraisal Methodologies and their Application  9. Natural Resources and Land Use  10. Sustainability Appraisal for Business, Industry and Infrastructure Development  11. Sustainable Urban Development  12. Trade Policies and Applications Part 5: Where to from Here?  13. Retrospect and Prospect  References  Appendices