From issues to indicators: developing robust community sustainability measures

@article{Magee2012FromIT,
  title={From issues to indicators: developing robust community sustainability measures},
  author={Liam Magee and Andy Scerri},
  journal={Local Environment},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={915 - 933}
}
Recent debate on sustainability indicator development has centred upon top-down and bottom-up methods. In practice, a key difficulty is the establishment of defensible issues and indicators to use. Here, we present a structured approach for transitioning from initial community consultation designed to elicit issues to the downstream definition, composition and measurement of those issues via indicators. The approach incorporates two quantitative techniques from the literature, analytic… 
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