Sustainability Appraisal: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

Hardcover | May 15, 2014

byBarry Dalal-Clayton, Barry SadlerEditorBarry Dalal-Clayton

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Distilling both published and unpublished materials, and with contributions from a range of leading experts, organizations and agencies, this book will be of significant value to professionals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

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Sustainability Appraisal is 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...

Barry Dalal-Clayton is Senior Fellow at IIED, author of Sustainable Development Strategies (Earthscan, 2002) and co-author, with Barry Sadler, of Strategic Environmental Assessment (Earthscan, 2005). Barry Sadler is an independent consultant and former advisor to a number of international organisations, contributor to Assessing Impa...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:856 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:May 15, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844073572

ISBN - 13:9781844073573

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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