Conducting Sustainability Assessments, Edition: Pap/Ado by OECD Collectif

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This quantity reports the state-of-the-art in engaging in sustainability checks, together with the diversity of methodologies and instruments on hand. It describes present perform in OECD international locations, in addition to the ongoing debate on quantifying and evaluating diversified kinds of brief- and long term coverage impacts. Table of content material :Workshop review by means of Candice StevensPART I. DEFINING SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENTSChapter 1. Sustainability effect evaluation: eu techniques by means of Gerald BergerChapter 2. Sustainability impression overview and Strategic Environmental overview via Kerstin ArbterChapter three. Sustainability impression review and Regulatory impression evaluate through Ingeborg NeistroyPART II. deciding on instruments FOR SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENTSChapter four. The Sustainability A-Test through Marjan van HerwijnenChapter five. The position of instruments in influence tests by means of Anneke von RaggambyChapter 6. utilizing review instruments within the coverage Contest by way of Donald MacraePART III. carrying out SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENTSChapter 7. Balancing pursuits in Sustainability tests by way of Daniel WachterChapter eight. Assessing the power Contributions to Sustainability through Helene ConnorChapter nine. Assessing the Sustainability of alternate rules and Agreements by way of Colin Kirkpatrick and Clive George

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Pdf. Wilkinson, D. (2004), Impact Assessment, Policy Brief for the EP Environment Committee, EP/IV/A/2003/09/01. CONDUCTING SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENTS – ISBN-92-64- ISBN-978-92-64-04725-9 © OECD 2008 CHAPTER 2. SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT – 35 Chapter 2. Sustainability Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment Kerstin Arbter, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Austria Introduction This paper firstly defines the terms strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and sustainability impact assessment (SIA) and highlights the common features of and the differences between these two instruments.

Bond, R. et al. (2001), “Integrated Impact Assessment for Sustainable Development: A Case Study Approach”, World Development. Buselich, K. pdf Dalal-Clayton, B. and B. html. pdf. Ecologic (2007), Improving Assessment of the Environment in Impact Assessment, Final Report, Project No. pdf. European Commission (EC) (2001), European Governance: A White Paper, COM (2001)428final. European Commission (EC) (2002), Communication from the Commission on Impact Assessment, COM(2002)276final. pdf. European Commission (EC) (2005a), Better Regulation for Growth and Jobs in the European Union, Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament, COM (2005) 97final.

Given that SIA has the purpose to evaluate economic, social and environmental effects of policies before decisions are taken, it should also streamline and integrate other assessment methods. However, a number of evaluation methods will remain outside the SIA, mainly because of their specific character or position in the policy and regulatory process, like the Kafka test (to avoid administrative burdens), the advice of the Inspectorate of the Budget and the budget agreement. The responsibility for carrying out an SIA lies with the individual ministries that propose a policy.

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