INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
[Prepared by Liz Watchhorn, UBC Graduate Student]
- ICLEI was established in 1990, in a partnership with UNEP, International
Union of Local Authorities (IULA), and the Center for Innovative
Diplomacy (CID). This site: http://www.iclei.org/ provides a great deal
of useful information for sustainability initiatives in general
and indicator development in particular.
- In addition to being a top gateway site, this ICLEI site:http://www.iclei.org/
also qualifies as a top web site. ICLEI accesses information on
local sustainability projects, best practices, policy and practices
publications and a project summary series which includes case
studies from around the world.
- This site: http://www.sustainablemeasures.com
can be accessed through the ICLEI gateway (as well as numerous
others) or directly by its URL. This site includes a useful set
of information on: everything you always wanted to know about
indicators; indicators by category and "what is sustainability,
- This site: http://www.sustainable.org/ wasn't
referenced by any of the Gateway Sites noted above so is best
accessed by its URL. This site is maintained to assist US "grass
roots" sustainability projects to communicate the details
of their sustainability initiatives to each other.