The Human Sustainable Development Index

Authored by: Giangiacomo Bravo

Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators

Print publication date:  June  2018
Online publication date:  June  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138674769
eBook ISBN: 9781315561103
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The Human Sustainable Development Index (HSDI) has been proposed as a way to amend the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI) by adding an environmental dimension. After a slow start, the use of HSDI has slowly gained traction within and outside the scientific community. This chapter aims to critically review the HSDI, including a complete description of the procedure leading to its calculation and a critical assessment of its relation with some established environmental indicators.

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