Accounting for a sustainable Scotland

Shona L. Russell, Ian Thomson

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Sustainable development indicators (SDI) can define priorities, determine sustainable actions, evaluate policy options and legitimate government interventions. Sustainable development strategies and indicators used in Scotland, however, show a lack of consistency with a potential for distortion of performance. The attributes of a sustainable Scotland are used to construct a model of stages through which to develop strategies and indicator sets for sustainable development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-374
Number of pages7
JournalPublic Money and Management
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008


  • Scotland
  • sustainability
  • accounting
  • sustainable development indicators
  • strategy


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