Publications We Recommend
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Writings on Indicators
Balaton Group. Indicators and Information Systems for Sustainable Development-Draft. Plainfield, NH: Balaton Group, 1996.
Cobb, Clifford, Ted Halstead, and Jonathan Rowe. The Genuine Progress Indicator. San Francisco, CA: Redefining Progress, 1995.
Farrell, Alex and Maureen Hart. "What Does Sustainability Really Mean? The Search for Useful Indicators." Environment 40, no. 9 (November 1998): 4-9:26-31.
Green Mountain Institute for Environmental Democracy. The Resource Guide to Indicators: Second Edition. (available at http://www.gmied.org) Montpelier, VT: GMIED, 1998.
Hammond, Allen and others. Environmental Indicators: A Systematic Approach to Measuring and Reporting on Environmental Policy Performance in the Context of Sustainable Development. Washington, D.C: World Resources Institute, 1995.
Hardi, Peter and Lazlo Pinter. Measuring Sustainable Development Performance: Canadian Initiatives: First Survey, November 1994. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: International Institute for Sustainable Development, 1994.
Hardi, Peter and Terrence Zdan (eds). Assessing Sustainable Development: Principles in Practice. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: IISD, 1997.
Hodge, Dr. Tony and others. Pathways to Sustainability: Assessing Our Progress. Canada: National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy, 1995.
Hodge, Dr. Tony and Robert Prescott-Allen. Report on British Columbia's Progress Toward Sustainability. British Columbia, Canada: Commission on Resources & Environment, 1997.
Bellagio Principles: Guidelines for the Practical Assessment of Progress Towards Sustainable Development. (available at http://www.iisd.org/pdf/bellagio.pdf ) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: International Institute for Sustainable Development, 1997.
Kuik, O. and H. Verbruggen. In Search of Indicators of Sustainable Development. Environment and Management. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991.
Maclaren, Virginia W. Developing Indicators of Urban Sustainability: A Focus on the Canadian Experience. Toronto, Canada: ICURR Press, 1996.
Moldan, Bedrich and Suzanne Billharz. Sustainability Indicators. England: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
President's Council on Sustainable Development. Sustainable Communities Task Force Report. Washington, D.C.: President's Council on Sustainable Development, 1997.
Scruggs, Patricia and Associates. Proceeding of the Colorado Forum on National and Community Indicators. San Francisco, CA: Redefining Progress, 1996.
SDI Group. Sustainable Development in the United States: An Experimental Set of Indicators: Interim Draft Report. Washington, D.C: U.S. Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators, 1998.