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Navigating the sustainability transition requires instruments that can tell us where we are with regard to our goals, where we may be headed, and what our options are.

Instruments can help us set our goals and targets, others can be used to monitor and report on progress, and some are useful in exploring alternative futures. Effective sustainable development strategies and adaptive management require robust monitoring and assessment planning. IISD works to develop, enhance and apply measurement and assessment tools and processes for navigating the path to sustainable development.

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