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CIW 2012 Update Report

Canadian Index of Wellbeing – measuring what matters, February, 22, 2013 The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is an idea and a tool. The CIW is a “big idea” that regards wellbeing as encompassing a wide variety of aspects of life, beyond economic measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is a conceptual framework drawing on a broad [...]

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. [...]

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing

The aim of this paper is to describe an approach to the construction of a single composite index worthy of the name “Canadian Index of Wellbeing” (CIW) based on a selection of headline indicators. Imagine, if you can, a single tree capable of capturing some of the magnificence of a Canadian forest and you will be able to appreciate the [...]

How are Canadians Really Doing?

We are living through complicated times in world economics, leaving many feeling uncertain about what the future holds. Canada seems to be faring better than many countries, which raises the question: is this true and if so, why? Asking these questions highlights a weakness in how we currently measure the wellbeing of our country. Up until now, [...]

New index of wellbeing challenges Canada’s GDP as sole measure of progress

Waterloo, Ont. – Canada has become a world leader in measuring wellbeing with the launch of a new comprehensive composite index set to challenge the gross domestic product (GDP) as the sole measure of our country’s progress, says the Honourable Roy Romanow, advisory board chair for the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), located at the [...]

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