Designing a Framework for Analyzing the Status of Sustainable Development by an Integrated Indicator for Development Measurement: Case Studies of Five Manufacturing Industries

Document Type : Research Article



This paper aims to design a sustainable development integrated indicator in order to integrate information on economic, social and environmental performance of manufacturing industries. For this purpose, Sustainable Development indicators have merged and an integrated indicator presented for measuring sustainable development. This Computational framework has analyzed in various manufacturing industries such as Powder Colour, cardboard production from agricultural waste, cardboard production from waste paper and cardboard, production liquid Pesticide, Production of detergents and  then  the adaptation of manufacturing industry to sustainable development has determined and ranked. The results of this study indicate that the most important factor in reducing the amount of ICSD in companies is Social sustainability sub-criteria. With using of the research model, Recommendations are presented to improve the status of manufacturing industries.


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