Country level sustainability Indices Yale

Country level sustainability Indices Yale - Country Level...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Country Level Environmental Indices Project of Yale and Columbia University Professor Doug Cerf Donald Bren Graduate School of Environmental Science and Management Corporate Environmental Management (ESM 281) Spring 2008
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all Indices The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index formally released in Davos, Switzerland, at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on 26 January 2006. The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index: Benchmarking National Environmental Stewardship formally released in Davos, Switzerland, at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on 28 January 2005. These are two separate projects We will focus on the 2006 EPI Index
Background image of page 2
Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index The Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) benchmarks the ability of nations to protect the environment over the next several decades. It does so by integrating 76 data sets into 21 indicators of environmental sustainability by tracking: natural resource endowments, past and present pollution levels, environmental management efforts, the capacity of a society to improve its environmental performance
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index These indicators permit comparison across a range of issues that fall into the following five broad categories: Environmental Systems Reducing Environmental Stresses
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 281 taught by Professor Cerf during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 15

Country level sustainability Indices Yale - Country Level...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online