Beyond GDP Newsletter March 2017

Beyond GDP Measuring progress, wealth and wellbeing In this issue – March 2017 ·         In the spotlight ·         Interview ·         Quote ·         In brief ·         Agenda In the spotlight Identifying indicators of progress for cities and sustainablle urban development. More than half of the world’s population and three quarters of …

2017 World Happiness Report Ranks Happiest Countries

The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels, was released on March 20th at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. The report, the fifth one to come out since 2012, continues to gain global recognition as governments, organizations and civil …

EITI Newsletter: March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter EITI reaffirms its leadership on revenue transparency On 8-9 March in Bogotá Colombia, the EITI Board laid out how countries shall report at project level in the 51 implementing countries. With this decision, the EITI remains the leading standard for transparency in revenues. The Board also assessed …

Top Articles – A New SOCAP Initiative: The Good Capital Project

      Top Articles and Upcoming Events from the Invest With Values’ News Center by leading content partners. All news connects to topics and information shared in the essential Resource Directory.   Latest articles you should know about A New SOCAP Initiative: The Good Capital Project SOCAP is excited to announce …

How can stock exchanges advance gender equality?

Gender equality is a fundamental human right. Despite this, women lag male peers in compensation and in leadership roles and the gender pay gap won’t be closed for 100 years. The private sector is well-placed to address this.   To coincide with International Women’s Day, the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative …

March 14 Briefing: The Economic Returns of a National Transportation Infrastructure Initiative

“Ethical Markets recommends this event.  We describe our views in “Greening Trump’s Infrastructure Plan”  ( www.ethicalmarkets.com  and Just Means ) favoring electrified public transit, pedestrian and bike friendly lanes, LED lighting and smart, denser urban redevelopment, as well as making communications and broadband INFOSTRUCTURE available nationwide, including broadband deserts like our home town of St …