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date: 18 October 2019

Agenda 21 (Measurements, Indicators, and Research Methods for Sustainability)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Joachim H. SPANGENBERGJoachim H. SPANGENBERG

The United Nations’ Agenda 21 plan called for the establishment of indicators for sustainable development. In a broad consultative process, governments, institutions, and organizations developed, tested, and revised these indicators. The latest revision aims at harmonizing the indicators with the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight sustainability goals. The indicators are used not only in the national sustainable development reports to the United Nations, but they stimulated other indicator programs. ...

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