How to measure sustainable progress

Dasgupta, P., Duraiappah, A., Managi, S., Barbier, E., Collins, R., Fraumeni, B., Gundimeda, H., Liu, G., & Mumford, K.J. (2015) How to measure sustainable progress. Science, 350(6262), p. 748.

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In September, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be met by the year 2030. These important goals range from poverty eradication and improvements in education and health to the protection of global assets, including the oceans and a stable climate. Unfortunately, neither the SDGs nor their background documents explain how governments should judge whether the development programs they undertake to meet the goals are sustainable.

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ID Code: 95369
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1126/science.350.6262.748
ISSN: 0036-8075
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science
Deposited On: 04 May 2016 23:22
Last Modified: 07 May 2016 09:14

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