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Use Sustainability Metrics to Guide Decision-Making

  title={Use Sustainability Metrics to Guide Decision-Making},
  author={Jeanette M. Schwarz and Beth R. Beloff and Earl R. Beaver},
  journal={Chemical Engineering Progress},
The metrics presented in this paper are designed to meet the following criteria: (1) simple - not requiring large amounts of time or manpower to develop; (2) useful to management decision-making and relevant to business; (3) understandable to a variety of audiences, from people in operations to finance to strategic planning; (4) cost-effective in terms of data collection; (5) reproducible - incorporating decision rules that produce consistent and comparable results; (6) robust and non-perverse… 

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