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.
IIRC Newsletter - November Edition Building transparency and trust in the public sector Public sector organizations from around the world have met in Washington D.C. for a round table event convened by the World Bank to launch the Public Sector Pioneer Network. [...]
PreviousNext Bhutan: Reconciling Economic Growth and the Environment: Taking a democratically-based, long-term approach to development.
For nature lovers and those interested in politics, Bhutan is a special place. I can think of few countries that are better suited to observe — at close range — the contest of tradition and modernity as well as the coexistence of the old and new. Few countries have changed as rapidly as Bhutan. A few years back, the mountain kingdom [...]
“Ethical Markets congratulates Positive Money for helping advance this vital debate in the UK Parliament on the politics of money-creation and credit allocation. We also try to break this important story to the US voters in our TV special “The Money Fix" on demand at www.ethicalmarkets.tv or for colleges at www.films.com." ~Hazel [...]
<IR> Technology Initiative launches to underpin new generation of reporting Wednesday 26 November 2014 – Leading companies providing technology solutions are joining forces to look at how technology can underpin new trends in corporate reporting, and in particular can be [...]
In 2001, after Japan had fallen into what economist dread: stalled GDP-growth, I published these two articles in Japan. In “Japan at the Crossroads” and “Japan is Not the Only Country Caught in the GNP-Growth Trap,” I viewed Japan through my “Quality of Life” metrics, as transforming from material economic growth at whatever social [...]
"Cornerstone Capital Group's Margarita Pirovska, PhD, has published an excellent report on "Income Inequality: Market Mechanism or Market Failure?" Click here to access the report: http://cornerstonecapinc.com/2014/11/income-inequality-market-mechanism-or-market-failure/
World Energy Outlook 2014 The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Outlook today Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The publication provides a timely update on one of the key challenges to sustainable development: fossil fuel subsidies. In this infographic, IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative provides an overview and [...]
GGKP Knowledge Update 9 – The OECD Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum, Opportunities in eco-innovation, tax preferences and environmental goals and more…
Knowledge Update Research Programme I Resource Library I Sectors I Themes I Country [...]
Some of you may already have noticed that an update of the Sustainable City Index has recently been published. This new version, SCI 2.0, is further developed, improved and extended in comparison with the first edition. It now consists of 24 indicators, including important indicators for Energy, CO2 emissions and Mobility. The index comprises all [...]
GRANVILLE, Ohio— The Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, an independent public policy think-tank, announces the launch of its official website and releases the first set of Working Papers and Policy Notes. The Institute is dedicated to the promotion of interdisciplinary research in the service of an improved quality of life for all [...]