(2005) Sustaining Sustainability

Authored book – Ingeborg Niestroy. Sustaining Sustainability: A benchmark study on national strategies towards sustainable development and the impact of councils in nine EU member states.

This study provides an inside story on the state of the art of national strategies and processes for SD in nine EU member states. It focuses on the governance of sustainability including horizontal and vertical coordination, and the links between government and non-governmental actors. It particularly explores the role of advisory councils for sustainable development and environmental policy, how they operate and contribute to the creation of effective national SD strategies.

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Belgium,  Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom