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Vol. 6, No 13, p. 317-333 - 31 ago. 2019

 

Análise dialógica dos níveis, dimensões e indicadores de sustentabilidade



Alexandre André Feil e Dusan Schreiber

Resumo
Este estudo objetiva realizar uma análise crítica dos níveis, das dimensões e dos indicadores de sustentabilidade. A metodologia utilizada é a qualitativa e bibliográfica. Os principais resultados revelam que os níveis de sustentabilidade vinculam-se à substituição do capital natural (ou não) por outros capitais existentes, e o nível mais adequado na prática compreenderia um meio termo entre o nível forte e fraco de sustentabilidade. As dimensões Triple Bottom Line (TBL) da sustentabilidade referem-se à delimitação da área de abrangência, já a sustentabilidade centra-se na vitalidade dos sistemas, mantendo, protegendo e preservando-os. A análise do processo de elaboração e identificação dos indicadores de sustentabilidade revela que se deve observar as qualidades desejáveis e suas características, utilizando, de forma híbrida, a abordagem top-down e bottom-up. Portanto, salienta-se que os conceitos desses termos da sustentabilidade são escassos e dispersos na literatura. Dessa forma, este estudo compilou o conceito desses termos, corroborando com demais estudos centrados neste tema.


Palavras-chave
Triple bottom line; Top-down e bottom-up; Conceitos.

Abstract
Dialogical analysis of levels, dimensions and indicators of sustainability. This study aims at critical analyzing levels, dimensions and sustainability indicators. The methodology approach is qualitative and bibliographic research. The main results reveal that the levels of sustainability are connected to the substitution of natural capital (or not) for other existing capitals; the more adequate level, in practice, would be a middle ground between the strong and weak levels of sustainability. The dimensions of sustainability (triple bottom line) refer to the delimitation of the length or the area covered, whereas the sustainability encompassed by the triple bottom line centers in the vitality of the systems, keeping them, protecting them and preserving them. The analysis of the process of elaboration and identification of the indicators of sustainability reveals that the desired qualities and its characteristics should be observed, using, in a hybrid way, the top-down and bottom-up approach. Therefore, we highlight that the concepts of these terms are scarce and scattered in the literature. This way, this study compiled the concepts of these terms, confirming with other studies about this subject.


Keywords
Triple bottom line; Top-down and bottom-up; Concepts.

DOI
10.21438/rbgas.061305

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