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Now that you have found how the different tools work and examples of where they are used. You need to be able to measure their effectivness towards sustainable development. You will examine different sets of indicators and relate these to your organisations' objectives and targets. You will decide how your own recommendation reflects either government or corporate indicators of sustainable development.

Indicators for Sustainable Development - World

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) develops globally applicable guidelines for reporting on the economic, environmental, and social performance for business and other organisations.

Working with all stakeholders they carried out a pilot with 21 major companies and all relevant stakeholders. Global Reporting The GRI produce guidelines, including environmental performance indicators, for sustainable development.

GRI "measurements working groups" have produced detailed indicators for 10 aspects of sustainable development, including labour standards. Measurement Working Groups

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