Environmental sustainability indicators as impact tracker

A review

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Abstract

Sustainability indicators have been used widely by many organisations to track the impact of human activities toward the earth. Measuring the sustainability was like trying to measure the immeasurable. In this research, five sustainability indicators studied were Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI), Environmental Performance Index (EPI), Bandar Lestari-Environmental Awards, Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) and, University of Indonesia Greenmetric (UI Greenmetric). Their roles, usage and impacts were discussed thoroughly in this paper. As overall, researchers focus on measuring sustainability with a great cooperation from various institutions and organisations members were a lot of help to accomplish the mission of indicators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-42
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Sustainability Science and Management
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Sustainable development
sustainability
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human activity
Earth (planet)
rating
performance
measuring
index

Keywords

  • Bandar Lestari
  • EPI
  • ESI
  • STARS
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability indicator
  • UI Greenmetric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Pollution
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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