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Are We Measuring up to Sustainable Development

Classification:SD Strategy Review
Document type:SDC Reports & Papers
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Summary:imageScotland is developing a Scottish Sustainable Development Strategy, based on the UK Sustainable Development Framework. This seminar focused on what are the best ways for Scotland to measure and communicate overall progress on sustainable development. The results of the seminar serve as an input to the strategy development.

The seminar explored:
· the value of aggregate or high-level indicators
· the merits of different aggregate indicators to politicians, the public and policy-makers
· a process to determine the best set of aggregate indicators which will provide a rounded view of progress towards sustainable development in Scotland.

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