A flexible framework for regional sustainable development indicators using system thinking criteria (INSURE)

Manuel Álvarez Arenas, I. Mirón


Developing politics and actions guided by sustainability criteria require to have elements that support decisions at the most strategic levels and facilitate the communication and justification of decisions made. To do so, indicators are simple tools aiming to facilitate high-level decisionmaking, playing the role of making complex systems understandable or perceptible. Sustainable development (SD) indicators are specifically designed to facilitate a perspective on
sustainability, but sustainability is a blurred concept lacking a well based scientific theory that supports it, it is more a social and political approach that implies a transverse vision of different

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5821/sth.v0i1.1022

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