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.
http://steadystate.org/homo-economicus-versus-person-in-community/ by Herman Daly The problem with Homo economicus (the abstract picture of a human being on which economic theory is based) is that she is an atomistic individual connected to other people and things only by external relations. John Cobb and I (For the Common Good) proposed [...]
'CELEBRATING CRISIS' by evolution biologist Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris, is the clearest vision yet for our common human future." We at Ethical Markets Media are honored by her service on our Advisory Board . Hazel Henderson, Editor Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D. (for book in press: Manifesto for Change: Crisis as Opportunity) Dr. Elisabet [...]
December 2010 Dear Hazel, As we approach the 2 year anniversary of the New Economy Roundtable, where many of you joined the effort that eventually became the New Economy Network, there is much to celebrate and still more to do! There are now 170+ individuals and 36 organizations who have joined NEN and they span a wide range of issues and [...]
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Dear list members, Statistics Netherlands is pleased to announce its new publication 'Environmental Accounts of the Netherlands 2009'. What was the impact of the financial and economic crisis on the environment? What is the share of the green economy? Has the Dutch carbon footprint increased over time? Do wealthy households pollute [...]
The recent recession has prompted the adoption of 'return to growth' policies but the tools used to assess growth often have a narrow economic focus. A new report has assessed current macro-economic models and suggests they need to incorporate the impact that environmental factors can have on the economy, and vice versa, and recommends they should [...]
The worlds biggest CO2 polluter is also becoming the biggest investor in green solutions. by Jason Mitchell | November 11th, 2010 From the purist’s perspective, the notion of sustainability makes for a near-impossible pairing with developing countries like China and India. The chief engine of economic growth – industrialization via [...]
The NoVo Foundation will match every gift to the Center for Partnership Studies 100% to support the Caring Economics Campaign. Drawing fromRiane Eisler's The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics, hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as "a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking," the Center for Partnership [...]
Mathis Wackernagel, founder of the Ecological Footprint, is on our Advisory Board for our Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. - Hazel Henderson, Editor If you read the New York Times, the Washington Post, or dozens of other leading publications around the world last month, you may have seen our most recent findings: Humanity is [...]