Measuring What Matters: The current economic model is not working for the majority of the world…

Measuring What Matters By Lisa Cowan, European Correspondent, Ethical Markets Media The new lecture theatre at the International Institute for Environment and Development had standing room only as The Green Economy Coalition gathered in London, 15th Feb 2012, in preparation for the Rio+20 UN summit. The current economic model is …

Two years after the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi report, What Well Being and Sustainability Measures

Ethical Markets Correspondent Lisa Cowan attends the conference “Two years after the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi report, What Well Being and Sustainability Measures,” held at the OECD, Paris on 12th October 2011. I attended this event with great interest; my hope was to witness the beginnings of a shift towards a new paradigm …

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020”

Report on EUROSTAT Conference on “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020” By Lisa Cowan, EMBA, Ethical Markets European Correspondent The 2011 annual gathering of Europe’s key statisticians and policy makers was held in Brussels, March 2011. The conference was opened by Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, who confirmed …