ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Ban: New Economic Paradigm Needed, Incorporating Social and Environmental Progress

BAN: NEW ECONOMIC PARADIGM NEEDED, INCORPORATING SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS New York, Apr 2 2012 2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the need for an economic paradigm that incorporates social and environmental progress in efforts to achieve sustainable development. ?Gross National Product (GDP) has long been the yardstick by which …

Envisioning a Global Economic Dashboard

A publication from The Economist Economic futurist Hazel Henderson offers alternative measures. A growing number of economists and policy makers argue that statistics such as gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national product (GNP) may be useful as snapshots of a nation’s total economic activity, but they are limited in …