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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

2012 Global Peace Index just released

Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI). The sixth edition of the index has found that the world, for the first time since 2009, is slightly more peaceful. The GPI ranks 158 countries using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators of peace. This year, the GPI has [...]

Dr. Wackernagel Wins Prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award

We at Ethical Markets Media  salute Dr. Mathis Wackernagel ,( who also serves on our Advisory Board for the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators  “ dashboard “) , as well as his co-creator  of the Ecological Footprint  , Dr. William Rees , in winning this prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award  .  Hazel Henderson, [...]

Asia-Pacific Cannot Afford to Grow Without Addressing Environmental Concerns

ASIA-PACIFIC CANNOT AFFORD TO GROW WITHOUT ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS -- UN New York, May 10 2012 9:05AM Countries in the Asia-Pacific region must find ways to continue to grow economically and lift millions out of poverty while also responding to climate change and environmental concerns, according to a United Nations report released [...]

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP and provides Canada's only national index that measures wellbeing across a wide spectrum of domains. The work of CIW extends beyond Canada; both methods and models of the index [...]

If Ann Romney’s Child Rearing is Work, Should All Care Givers Be Compensated?

News Stories May 3, 2012 If Ann Romney's Child Rearing is Work, Should All Care Givers Be Compensated? Nancy Folbre: Raising children is socially valuable work, social programs that support it are a form of payment Go to story | Go to homepage AFRICOM and the Conflict in Mali Nii Akuetteh: Why did US trained officers organize the coup in [...]

1 Canadian Index of Wellbeing 2011 Update Report for the CIW International Advisory Network

Ethical Markets Media congratulates the Canadian Index of Wellbeing for its well-researched approach, as many nations now follow their lead in going Beyond GDP!    Hazel Henderson, Editor, and member CIW International Advisory Board  1 Canadian Index of Wellbeing 2011 Update Report for the CIW International Advisory Network 1. [...]

Young People Tire of Old Economic Models

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/17/young-people-tire-of-old-economic-models/ April 17, 2012, 9:21 AM Young People Tire of Old Economic Models By ANDREW C. REVKIN At the recent United Nations conference on “gross national happiness,” a scattering of young participants looked on with a clear sense of urgency as mainly graying [...]

Alternative GDP Ranking Topped by Scandinavian Nations

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index In a World of limited natural resources and human induced changes to the natural and social environment, the GDP is not an inclusive measurement to compare prosperity and the development potential of countries. Based on models for evaluating corporate sustainability and risk modelling tools, [...]

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Ecosystem Services Conference

Abstract, Poster & Working Group Submissions Submissions deadline EXTENDED to April 30, 2012! During this Ecosystem Services Partnership conference, you will have the opportunity to present a paper in a parallel session, present a poster, or organize a working group. Details of all three options are below: Parallel Session [...]

ECLAC – Economic Policies Must Consider Unpaid Work of Women – Need Data

"With thanks to our Advisory Board member, futurist Rosa Alegria" http://www.eclac.cl/notes/70/EnFoco_1.html ECLAC - United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, has 44 member States and 8 non-independent territories in the Caribbean, and reports to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It is one of five [...]

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