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‘Beyond GDP’

Tracks efforts in many countries to correct national money-based accounts and scorecards of progress, e.g., GDP. Covers new scorecards beyond money and economics which use systems approaches to quality of life measure by multiple metrics from many sciences and disciplines. These indicators add tracking health, education, poverty gaps and environment.

Relates to: Transforming Finance, GTS, Wealth of Networks, EM TV Series, EM-Globescan surveys, Reports You Need

Ban: New Economic Paradigm Needed, Incorporating Social and Environmental Progress

BAN: NEW ECONOMIC PARADIGM NEEDED, INCORPORATING SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS New York, Apr 2 2012 2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the need for an economic paradigm that incorporates social and environmental progress in efforts to achieve sustainable development. ?Gross National Product (GDP) has long been the [...]

Measuring What Matters: The current economic model is not working for the majority of the world…

Measuring What Matters By Lisa Cowan, European Correspondent, Ethical Markets Media The new lecture theatre at the International Institute for Environment and Development had standing room only as The Green Economy Coalition gathered in London, 15th Feb 2012, in preparation for the Rio+20 UN summit. The current economic model is not working [...]

Two Upcoming Conferences on Ecological Economics

“Degrowth in the Americas” International Conference Montreal, Quebec, Canada May 13-19, 2012 http://montreal.degrowth.org/ Speakers include: David Suzuki, William Rees, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Fullerton, Alain Gras, Joan Martinez-Alier, Serge Mongeau, Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán, Juliet Schor, Peter Victor, François Schneider Want [...]

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about the global financial crisis. The panel consisted of Paul [...]

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011 Brigid Fitzgerald Reading www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C53/economy_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 16, 2012 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Given the [...]

New York Times “The Materialist Fallacy” Misses the Point

New York Times "The Materialist Fallacy" Misses the Point By Kathleen Paylor, Chief Spiritual Officer, Conscious Capital, www.consciouscap.com David Brooks misses the point in his New York Times Op-Ed “The Materialist Fallacy” because he is referencing a context and a debate that also misses the point. Economic determinism is indeed at [...]

Love, marriage and Valentine’s Day

"With words of wisdom on the Love Economy from Hazel Henderson, our editor-in-chief." THIS Tuesday is definitely a good day for flowers. Valentine's Day is the second-busiest day of the year next to Mother's Day for florists like the family owned Winnipeg business McDiarmid Flowers. Click here to read more

The Economics of Happiness Trailer

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5131259/EoH%20trailers/EoH_Trailer_DvPal.mov The Economics of Happiness Trailer About the film ‘Going local’ is a powerful strategy to repair our fractured world—our ecosystems, our societies and our selves Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and [...]

World Database of Happiness

World Database of Happiness The World Database of Happiness is an ongoing register of scientific research on the subjective enjoyment of life. It brings together findings that are scattered throughout many studies and provides a basis for synthetic work. The Database consists of the following interrelated collections, the interconnections of [...]

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation After 'Year of the Protester', Business Leaders Embrace Positive Alternative Submitted by: B Lab/B Corporation   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ - Today, Patagonia became the first company in California to elect benefit corporation status. Patagonia founder Yvon [...]

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