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Embedded value systems in sustainability assessment tools and their implications.

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This paper explores the implications that arise with the selection of specific sustainability evaluation tools. Sustainability evaluation tools are conceptualized in this paper as value articulating institutions and as such their choice is a far from a trivial matter. In fact their choice can entail various ethical and practical repercussions. However, in most cases the choice of the evaluation tool is made by the analyst(s) without taking into consideration the values of the affected stakeho...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Journal of environmental management
Volume:
91
Issue:
8
Pages:
1613-1622
Publication date:
2010-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-8630
ISSN:
0301-4797
URN:
uuid:802512b9-305c-498b-bc41-cc19bcc46c57
Source identifiers:
264983
Local pid:
pubs:264983

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