Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4391-3590

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-15-2019

Keywords

sustainable communities; sustainability assessment; performance measurement

Abstract

In order to understand the impact of individual communities on global sustainability, we need a community sustainability assessment system (CSAS). While many sustainability assessment systems exist, they prove inadequate to the task. This article presents the results of a systematic review of the literature on existing sustainability assessment systems; offers a definition of a sustainable community; provides a multi-scale, systems approach to thinking about community; and makes recommendations from the field of performance measurement for the construction of a CSAS.

Publisher Attribution

Sustainability

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