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Where Are We Going? - Tools

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Step Two
Trends Analysis
Bulldozer clearing lot of debris

"The level of consumption that we identify with success is utterly unsustainable. We're gobbling up the world."
John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America



Socio-economic

Environmental

Sustainability

Indicators The outcome of answering "Where Are We Now?", is a Community Profile. Many of the indicators your community will use to answer "Where Are We Going?" can be selected from this original inventory. There are may different ways of thinking about and organizing indicators. Each community will come up with its own way of grouping indicators into categories that make sense, based on the community’s unique circumstances. Some indicators may not be appropriate for all regions.

Financial Tools Click here for Financial tools and alternative approaches for funding Green Communities' activities.

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