Water and Sewage
Green Blue
Buildings & land use
Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Source of tools

Name of the tool
Quality of Life

Where is tool available from
Papers discussing QOL (quite thoroughly) from a planning and private living perspective can be found in: Massam, B.H., (2002) Quality of Life: Public Planning and Private Living, Progress in Planning Diamond, D., Massam, B.H. (Eds) vol 58, Part 3 2002. Pergamon.

When was the tool produced
Not specified

Is support provided

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
Country where the tool was produced:
Origins unknown, but it has been a concept that has grown in discussion.

Organisation and author/s that produced the tool:
No one organisation has produced this tool. The tool is very much a concept that is adapted by each organisation who focus on different indicators that are applicable to each study.

Organisations/ departments also involved in the design/development of the tool:
Quality of Life has been used as a tool on many occasions, The UK Government has used it for Sustainable Development- the UK Government’s approach ( Other case studies from Canada are outlined in question 17.

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
Sustainability Indicators

Cost of the full tool
Not specified