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Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet the Government’s commitments to transparency and sustainable development. A summary of responses to last year's informal consultation is now available.
The OECD’s Better Life Index is a new interactive tool allowing users to visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing and the environment – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries.
News round-up: food statistics, revitalising towns, health and climate, tracking invasive plants, marine protection »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: economic, social and environmental food statistics; re-imagining urban spaces; health effects of climate change; app to track invasive plants; protection for Dorset coast.
The Office for National Statistics has published the first annual experimental subjective well-being results under its Measuring National Well-being programme, with exploratory articles, revised measures and interactive tools.
Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet commitments to transparency and sustainable development, and invites stakeholders to contribute to its consultation, open until 15 October 2012.
Summary of stakeholder feedback on Defra's initial proposals for the development of a new set of indicators to meet the Government’s commitments to sustainable development, and how the indicators are used outside government.
New sustainable development indicators for Wales report progress on the commitment to sustainable development as the central organising principle of the Welsh Government, showing improvement in 19 of 44 areas.
Defra is developing new sustainable development indicators to meet the Government's commitments to sustainable development and is seeking feedback on priority indicators, additions and improvements by 19 September 2011.
National Statistician Jil Matheson has published her reflections on the National Well-being Debate, part of the Office of National Statistics' programme to develop measures of national well-being and progress.
Statistical releases from Defra, based on findings of the 2011 survey of public attitudes and behaviours towards the environment, focus on life satisfaction and public understanding of biodiversity and the natural environment.