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Issue Brief: Creating & Implementing Sustainable Development Performance Indicators & Benchmarks

Date Published: October 2012



This issue brief provides an overview of best practices for creating and implementing performance indicators and benchmarks to improve sustainable development outcomes. Sustainable Communities Partnership grantees may identify a need for a set of community-specific indicators to augment the set of “Flagship Sustainability Indicators” created by the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (OSHC). This document is designed to complement OSHC’s guidance.

Keywords: scenario planning; community development; factsheet; data; factsheet; Flagship Sustainability Indicators; implementation; regional planning; implementation

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  • Reconnecting America
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