Sustainability analysis - a guide


  • Patrik Baard
  • Maria Vredin Johansson
  • Karin Edvardsson Björnberg

Publish date: 2011-12-30

Report number: FOI-R--3389--SE

Pages: 48

Written in: Swedish


  • adaptation
  • sustainability
  • cost benefit analysis
  • goal conflicts
  • planning
  • decision support


When decision-makers plan adaptation measures the ability to predict the impacts of the different measures is important. To analyse how the measures affect other planning entities, the tool sustainability analysis encompasses all the three sustainability dimensions: the environment, the society and the economy. Given one or several climate adaptation measures, using the tool can help the decision maker to identify impacts within the sustainability dimensions.