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Sustainability indicators, policy and governance: Issues for ecological economics

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  • Hezri, Adnan A.
  • Dovers, Stephen R.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 (November)
    Pages: 86-99

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    3. Shyamal Gondkar & Sivakumar Sreeramagiri & Edwin Zondervan, 2012. "Methodology for Assessment and Optimization of Industrial Eco-Systems," Challenges, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 3(1), pages 49-69, June.
    4. Lehtonen, Markku, 2009. "OECD organisational discourse, peer reviews and sustainable development: An ecological-institutionalist perspective," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(2), pages 389-397, December.
    5. Tom Waas & Jean Hugé & Thomas Block & Tarah Wright & Francisco Benitez-Capistros & Aviel Verbruggen, 2014. "Sustainability Assessment and Indicators: Tools in a Decision-Making Strategy for Sustainable Development," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(9), pages 5512-5534, August.
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