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of the
Global Community Assessment Centre ( GCAC )
for discussion and joint action
on issues of local and global concerns

and for the restoration of the planet, our home

GCAC offers services to the Global Community.

1.     Introduction
2.     GCAC Objectives
3.     Theory, measurement, valuation and management of Sustainable Development and the Scale of Values and measurement of the Gross Environmental Sustainable Development Index (GESDI)
3.0     The Scale of Values and the Benchmark for the 21st Century
3.1     Report on the measurement of the Gross Environmental Sustainable Development Index (GESDI). Title page, Acknowledgement, and Summary
3.2     Scale of Good Practices
3.3     The process of conducting the assessment
3.4     The mathematical model
3.5     On the measurement of sustainable development (GESDI) for a home and the community it belongs to
3.5.1     Historical information about the site
3.5.2     The site
3.5.3    Criteria for home environmental designs to build a healthy home
3.5.4     Management of pollutants in the home
3.5.5     Waste management in the home
3.5.6     Water management in the home
3.5.7     The home transportation system
3.5.8     Shopping habits
Ecological sustainable development
3.5.9     Home maintenance
3.5.10     Environmental behavior when you are outdoors
3.5.11     Environmental behavior at work
3.5.12     Environmental behavior in your yard
3.5.13     Environmental sustainable community development
3.5.14     Energy auditing and management of the home
3.5.15    Energy Management and Conservation Programs in the Community
3.5.16    Air Quality in Buildings
3.5.17    Lighting System in Buildings
3.5.18    Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning System
3.5.19     WHMIS
3.5.20     Health and Safety Hazards
3.5.21     Occupational Health and Safety Committee
3.5.22     Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
3.5.23     National Building Code
3.5.24     Environmental Hazards
3.5.25     Building Systems Management, Operating and Maintenance Programs
3.5.26     Building Custodial Services and Minor Repairs
3.5.27     Project Management
3.6     Evaluation
3.6.1     Evaluation of Social Indicators and Indices
3.6.2     Evaluation of Economic Development Indicators and Indices
3.6.3     Evaluation of the Availability of Resources Indicators and Indices
3.6.4     Evaluation of Environment Indicators and Indices
3.6.5     Evaluation of Sustainable Development
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4.     Active Research Projects
4.1     Transboundary Assessments
4.2     Impact Assessments
4.3     Policy Assessments
4.4     Assessment of local/global indicators
4.5     Integration of local/global indicators to give a sense of direction to The Global Community
4.6     Integration of scientific understanding to policy
4.7     Management of Global Changes

5.     The Global Sustainable Development Project
5.1     Environmental Sustainable Development
5.2     Sustainable Home and Community Development
5.3     Sustainable Economic Development
5.4     Sustainable Resources Development

6.     Integrated Account Systems
7.     Role of businesses, civic organizations, and environmental agencies
in implementing the sustainable use of biodiversity.

8.     Focus 2006
8.1     The Global Community Overall Picture
(i) Energy
(ii) Poverty
(iii) Land
(iv) Biodiversity
(v) Ecological
(vi) Consumption/Production
(vii) Population
(viii) Forests
(ix) Fresh Water
(x) Climate Change
(xi) Financing
(xii) Hazardous Substances/Wastes
(xiii) Ozone Depleting Substances
(xiv) Opportunity for Youth
(xv) Improving Quality of Family Life
(xvi) Developing Healthful Life Styles
(xvii) Home and community Development
8.2     Four Major Quality Systems
i) Environment
ii) People
iii) Availability of Resources
iv) Economic Development
8.3     Global Community Action 1

9.     Volunteering

10.     Collaboration with other organizations

11.     Sponsorship

12.     Contact us

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