2. Sustainability Metrics, Indicators, and Indices for the Process Industries

  1. Jan Harmsen1 and
  2. Joseph B. Powell2
  1. Joseph B. Powell

Published Online: 14 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch2

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact

How to Cite

Powell, J. B. (2010) Sustainability Metrics, Indicators, and Indices for the Process Industries, in Sustainable Development in the Process Industries: Cases and Impact (eds J. Harmsen and J. B. Powell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586099.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Author Information

  1. Shell Global Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470187791

Online ISBN: 9780470586099

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Keywords:

  • SD and triple bottom line concept;
  • SD hierarchy - SD metrics and indices;
  • life-cycle inventory (LCI) and life-cycle assessment (LCA) approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview and Scope

  • Hierarchy of SD Metrics, Indices, and Indicators

  • Practical Tools for the Process Industries

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References