Title: Evaluating social impacts of projects, products and organisations
Authors : Carabias-Hütter, Vicente
Winistörfer, Herbert
Conference details: International Sustainability Conference 2005, Strategies for a Sustainable Society, Basel, October 13–14, 2005
Issue Date: Oct-2005
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Social; Impact; Evaluation
Subject (DDC) : 302: Social interaction
Abstract: An assessment of social aspects and the inclusion of this dimension in every decision making process is necessary, because even decisions concerning eco-logical effects have external social consequences. There are already tried, tested and approved methods and instruments for evaluating the ecological and economic dimensions of projects, products and organisations in terms of their sustainability. However, such methods and instruments are conspicuously lacking when it comes to the social dimension. In order to include social compatibility in planning processes, a tool similar to that of the environmental impact assessment has been developed: the Social Compatibility Analysis SCA.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Center for Corporate Responsibility (CCR)
International Management Institute (IMI)
Center for Social Law (ZSR)
Publication type: Conference Other
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/6121
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