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SITES is a sustainability-focused framework designed to protect ecosystems and enhance the mosaic of benefits that landscape provides such as climate regulation, carbon storage, and flood mitigation. SITES is intended to distinguish sustainable landscapes, measure their performance and elevate their value. (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
SAVi is a financial tool designed to demonstrate how sustainable infrastructure delivers better value-for-money for governments and taxpayers and offers better financial returns for investors. It is primarily intended to assess the impacts of improved sustainability performance on cash flows and financial returns in in (...)

Developed by: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

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Type of tool: Financial Tool
Country: Canada
The Zofnass Economic Process Tool is a platform that offers a fast and easy way to achieve preliminary quantification and monetization of sustainability externalities in infrastructure projects based on the Envision rating system. The quantification of sustainability externalities becomes an integral part of the design (...)

Developed by: The Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructures

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Type of tool: Financial Tool
Country: USA
IFC’s Environmental and Social Performance Standards define IFC clients’ responsibilities for managing the environmental and social risks of their projects. The Performance Standards provide guidance on how to identify risks and impacts and are designed to help avoid, mitigate, and manage them as a way of d (...)

Developed by: International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: USA
PEER is a third-party certification program and road map for sustainable power system performance and electricity delivery systems. This tool helps energy professionals define, specify, and assess power generation, transmission, and distribution and provides a framework for continuous improvement. (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
Parksmart is a rating system that defines, measures, and recognizes high-performing, sustainable garages. It is intended to reduce operational costs, increase energy efficiency, and foster better lighting and ventilation. The system is designed to advance sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design an (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
IS rating scheme was developed to evaluate sustainability across the planning, design, construction, and operational phases of infrastructure programs, projects, networks, and assets. It is intended to assess a project’s governance, economic, environmental, and social aspects. (...)

Developed by: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: Australia
The IS International rating tool v1.0 (Pilot) is a credit-based, flexible rating framework applicable to both developed and developing economies outside Australia and New Zealand. It was developed to ensure that infrastructure is designed, constructed, and operated to optimize sustainable outcomes over the long-term. (...)

Developed by: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: Australia
Federal Highway Administration(FHVA) developed INVEST as a web-based self-evaluation tool comprised of voluntary sustainability best practices, called criteria, which cover the full lifecycle of transportation services, including system planning, project planning, design, and construction, and continuing through operat (...)

Developed by: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
I-LAST is a rating system aiming to incorporate sustainable practices into the development and completion of Illinois state highway projects. Projects are evaluated for sustainability at the beginning of the project to determine which metrics are applicable and then assessed on the basis of the incorporation of those p (...)

Developed by: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), theAmerican Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Illinois Road and TransportationBuilders Association (IRTBA).

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA