What is it about?

We identify the key characteristics and contributions of IA to meet the needs of a changing world.

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Why is it important?

It distils the most current thinking about the role of IA in supporting sustainable environmental and social development, as contributed by world-leading experts in the field.


I began 2020 thinking about the future of Impact Assessment and how it can support liberal democracy and sustainability. Seems like a good moment to revisit those ideas.

Professor Sara Bice
Australian National University

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This page is a summary of: Impact assessment for the 21st century – what future?, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, March 2020, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/14615517.2020.1731202.
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