Daniela Schröter

Evaluation of Sustainability for Sustainability: The Sustainability Evaluation Checklist Revisited

Shortlink: https://www.waxmann.com/artikelART104223
.doi: https://doi.org/10.31244/zfe.2020.02.05

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Abstract

This article presents an expanded reflection of the keynote presented at the 22nd annual conference of DeGEval, the German Language Association for Evaluation, focusing on the evaluation of sustainability for sustainability under consideration of the sustainability evaluation checklist. Concepts of sustainability and sustainability evaluation are discussed in light of recent developments in the field, and the sustainability evaluation checklist is introduced. Throughout, reflections are made related to the current social, economic, and political climate in the world. It is argued that the checklist maintains its relevance for sustainability evaluation, and in particular, for teaching sustainability and evaluation. The article concludes with a brief discussion of sustainability evaluation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords
Sustainability Evaluation, Sustainability Evaluation Checklist, Evaluation of Sustainability, Evaluation for Sustainability