We need a pricing for goods and services that includes their full cost and benefits. In the case of a carbon price, this value reflects the impact of CO2 emissions on the environment. The goal of carbon pricing is to create a change in the economy, whereby the market begins to differentiate between goods and services on the basis of their carbon footprints.World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Measure what you care about
Global leaders have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and are tracking them at a national level through specific indicators. e.g. child mortality rates. Indicators for SDGs.