Theoretical Reasoning of the Use of Indicators and Indices for Sustainable Development Assessment

  • Remigijus Ciegis Vilnius University
  • Jolita Ramanauskiene Kaunas University of Technology
  • Grazina Startiene Kaunas University of Technology
Keywords: sustainable development, assessment, indicators, indexes.

Abstract

The problem of the use of indicators and indexes for the assessment of sustainable development is analyzed in the work. As the objectives, for this the concept of sustainability indicators and indices is analyzed. Then the analysis of the concept of sustainable development is given. After this the analysis of the methodological principles of sustainability indicators and indices development is provided. The methods of systematic scientific literature analysis, general and logical analysis, comparison and generalization were used in the article.

Author Biographies

Remigijus Ciegis, Vilnius University
Jolita Ramanauskiene, Kaunas University of Technology
Grazina Startiene, Kaunas University of Technology
Published
2009-08-03
Section
THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF ENTERPRISE FUNCTIONING