‘Reports You Need’
An Important Report on the Effects of Climate Change on Indigenous Peoples, with thanks to our colleague, Andrea Carmen. - Editor Download the report (PDF).
This report marks the tenth anniversary of the timebanking movement in the UK and assesses the potential of timebanks for improving public services and strengthening communities. Click here to download
In recent years, Americans have become increasingly concerned about our environment. With climate change threatening the planet, dirty air triggering asthma, and industrial pollutants causing cancer, the nation is more motivated than ever before to take a hard look at the problems we face and seek new approaches that can better secure the future [...]
Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health, WHO, 2008
Social justice is a matter of life and death. It affects the way people live, their consequent chance of illness, and their risk of premature death. We watch in wonder as life expectancy and good health continue to increase in parts of the world and in alarm as they fail to improve in others. Where systemic differences in health are judged to be [...]
A study released by the Environmental Law Institute, a nonpartisan research and policy organization, shows that the federal government has provided substantially larger subsidies to fossil fuels than to renewables.
Media development indicators: a framework for assessing media development. Download the report. Pantene (Thailand) and “I Am Powerful” (USA) win 2009 award
Nature provides human society with a vast diversity of bene?ts such as food, ?bres, clean water, healthy soil and carbon capture and many more. Though our well-being is totally dependent upon the continued ?ow of these “ecosystem services”, they are predominantly public goods with no markets and no prices, so are rarely detected by our current [...]
The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is a new and transformational initiative that will report on the wellbeing of Canadians. It is hoped that the CIW will soon become Canada’s principle means of measuring genuine progress. Indicators are very powerful. What society counts, measures and reports often drives the understanding of whether [...]
Globescan Report: Worldwide Support for True Wealth Measures Three-Quarters Say Governments Should Look Beyond Economics and Measure Social and Environmental Progress.