Proposed Green Growth indicators for Australian cities.
|Indicator category||GG indicator||Unit of measurement|
|Built form||Green buildings, green infill||Sqm floor area|
|People in high density and infill||# people per km2|
|Proximity to critical amenities||Reduction in VKT|
|Climate change and energy||Renewable kWh generated||Growth in kWh generated|
|Energy emissions abated, energy consumption reduced||tCO2-e abated, per capita kWh consumption reduced|
|Biophilia (urban greenery)||Increased green space, urban forestry||Forest cover as % of the city land area|
|Increased community participation, health, wellbeing, green jobs||# people with improved well-being|
|Reduced urban heat island effect||Changes in mean temperature (°C)|
|Transport||Investment in public transport system + job creation||$ value of investment + # transport jobs created|
|Use of public transport system and Use of active transport||# people using public transport + VKT|
|Transport emissions abated||tCO2-e abated|
|Water||Investment in infrastructure and creation of jobs||$ value of investment + # water jobs created|
|Access to clean water||# people with access|
|Quality of water||Concentration of water pollutants mg/L|
|Waste||Reduced waste generation, reduced landfill||# tonnes reduced|
|Cleaner (waste free) environment||# tonnes waste removed from illegal dumping|
|Safe disposal/processing of waste, reduced illegal dumping||# tonnes recycled|
|Economic growth||City level GDP and city’s GDP as a share of national GDP||GDP (in dollars) and GDP share (in %)|
|Carbon intensity of GDP||tCO2-e as per unit of GDP|
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