Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Click here to view this newsletter in your web browser  Interview Quote Spotlight In brief Agenda July 2013 In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with: Robert Manchin on measuring well-being and social progress Quote from: Robert F. Kennedy (1968) Spotlight on: Strong public support worldwide for going …

Friday Video: A Conversation with William McDonough at SB’13

Insights from William McDonough, advisor to the Ethical Markets Qualify of Life Indicators   VIDEO OF THE WEEK:     McDonough Collaboration Announced at SB’13         During his plenary presentation on June 4th at the Sustainable Brands ’13 conference, designer, author and sustainability thought leaderWilliam McDonoughannounced a new partnership …

Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics

Terry Waghorn, Contributor I cover the intersection of innovation and sustainability. Follow (10) LEADERSHIP | 3/11/2013 @ 4:12PM |103 views Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics Comment Now Follow Comments “We live in a world of abundance,” says Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, president of Ethical …

A New Purpose for an Old Metric: The Green Transition Scoreboard

September 27, 2012— Countries tout GDP; shareholders track return on investment. Money-denominated metrics are intuitively (if incorrectly) understood. Money is information, even as we have progressed beyond money as the only measure of success. Ethical Markets Media follows Beyond GDP indicators such as the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI) and …

Dr. Wackernagel Wins Prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award

We at Ethical Markets Media  salute Dr. Mathis Wackernagel ,( who also serves on our Advisory Board for the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators  “ dashboard “) , as well as his co-creator  of the Ecological Footprint  , Dr. William Rees , in winning this prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award …

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities April 24, 2012 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Conference Room A, United Nations North Lawn Building Draft Agenda With increased migration from rural to urban areas for economic opportuities, local governments are faced with the challenges of providing public …

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 …