Green roads. Further requirements for sustainablity evaluation of highway projects - Comparison and analysis of existing rating systems for infrastructure projects

Sustainability rating systems are gaining more and more importance for public authorities, contractors and clients. Established approaches for sustainability evaluation of infrastructure projects, as ENVISIOM, CEEQUAL or the IS-Rating System, offer numerous different criteria in order to evaluate environmental, economic and social performance. Due to a missing international standardization, rating systems vary in structure, applicability and range of criteria. By using the example of assessing highway projects, evaluation limits caused by general criteria or neglecting economic, technical and process-related aspects become obvious. Hence, existing rating systems have to be extended in order to ensure a holistic sustainability assessment. (A)


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 44-7
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  • Accession Number: 01530146
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: May 12 2014 7:45AM