Alsu Mirzagitova, Elena Kirillova, Elena Artemova, Alexey Aleshkov, Alexander Fedorov, Nataliia Panova


For the implementation of circular economy projects and environmental conservation concepts, it is relevant to develop a system of sustainable development indicators to assess the effectiveness of actions taken to conserve nature and protect the environment. The study aims to propose a system of indicators for sustainable development. Within the framework of this thematic qualitative research, the main methods included the analysis of documents and sources selected according to special parameters. Based on the study results, it was concluded that to develop a system of environmental indicators for sustainable development, the theory of biotic regulation should be taken as a basis for determining priorities in ecology. According to this theory, biota is the main factor in ecology and the main mechanism for ensuring environmental sustainability. Its preservation will help maintain environmental standards at the proper level and ensure environmental safety for future generations. The study allows creating a system of sustainable development indicators, within which it is proposed to divide sustainable development indicators into three main groups: indicators of social factors of sustainable development, economic factors of sustainable development, and environmental factors of sustainable development.


Sustainable development; Ecology; Concept of sustainable development; Circular economy; Liability of the parties; Environmental sustainability

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