11. Towards Best Practice and a Social Sustainability Assessment Framework

  1. Andrea Colantonio1 and
  2. Tim Dixon2,3
  1. Andrea Colantonio1 and
  2. Tim Dixon2,3

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch11

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

How to Cite

Colantonio, A. and Dixon, T. (2010) Towards Best Practice and a Social Sustainability Assessment Framework, in Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities (eds A. Colantonio and T. Dixon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK

  2. 2

    Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), UK

  3. 3

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK

  2. 2

    Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), UK

  3. 3

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2010

Book Series:

  1. Real Estate Issues

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stephen Brown4,
  2. John Henneberry5,
  3. K. W. Chau6 and
  4. Elaine Worzala7

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK

  3. 6

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong, China

  4. 7

    Edward St. John Department of Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194198

Online ISBN: 9781444329445

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Keywords:

  • best practices in urban regeneration - concluding perspectives;
  • towards best practice and a social sustainability assessment framework;
  • municipal authorities, use of composite indices - footprint™ (Cardiff) and ‘Sociale Index’ (Rotterdam);
  • selection of social targets and objectives - for urban-regeneration projects, system values and political objectives;
  • best practice in social sustainability monitoring systems - and igloo's SRI system;
  • ten principles of responsible property investment;
  • igloo Regeneration Fund - igloo's success, in regenerating parts of urban fabric in the UK projects;
  • social sustainability assessment framework (SSAF);
  • research approaches and policy linkages;
  • categories of performance - used in social sustainability assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and context

  • Best practice in social sustainability monitoring systems: igloo's SRI system

  • The social sustainability assessment framework

  • Conclusions