Eco-advising Sustainable Development Evaluation Grid

This tool is an MS Excel spreadsheet with User’s guide applicable for sustainability assessment of projects, strategies, programs and policies. Designed for use by teams including stakeholders, the tool covers six dimensions of sustainability (Cultural, Economic, Environmental, Ethical, Governance, Social). It automatically compiles information, generates graphs and tables to support decision-making, assists in setting goals and indicators, priorities and follow-up. The tool was developed in 1991 and has been applied in numerous countries (developed, emergent and developing). The 2016 edition covers the 17 SDGs. The tool and user’s guide can be downloaded without charge. Training is available on demand. This tool is connected with an SDG targets priority tool and Sustainability governance report sheet for Systemic Sustainability Assessment.

Sustainable Development Goals covered by this tool
  • Integration tools for analysing interconnections, synergies, trade-offs and bottlenecks among SDGs
  • Community-based Planning, Partnership, and Multi-stakeholder Engagement Tools
  • Static Inter-linkage Analysis Tools
  • Indicators and Assessment Tools



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