How Measuring The Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality

Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value …

The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     The Smart Manufacturing Revolution is Going to Transform U.S. Industry   By  Ethan A. Rogers, Senior Program Manager, Industry   Smart manufacturing, the integration of all facets of manufacturing through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

Ethical Markets is happy to post news from the EU “ Beyond GDP” group, since I served on its Advisory Board and Organizing Committee! ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations July 2014 newsletter Interview Quote In the spotlight In brief Agenda On …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

  Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations May 2014 newsletter   Interview Quote In the spotlight   In brief Agenda On the web   In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with Enrico Giovannini Quote from Wayne Visser Spotlight on Using beyond GDP …

The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report

  We recently launched  “The COSA Measuring Sustainability Report.”  together with five sustainable practices in developing coutires. Giants like Mars, Unilever, Starbucks, Nestle and McDonalds are among the firms investing in new approaches to help them understand what makes the segments now integrate no less than 435 sustainability. Some of these are a response to …

2013 World Happiness Report

There is now a rising worldwide demand that policy be more closely aligned with what really matters to people as they themselves characterize their lives. More and more world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron, are talking about the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Deep Earth heat surprise: New findings on how heat is conducted in the deep lower mantle

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Deep Earth heat surprise: New findings on how heat is conducted in the deep lower mantle Posted: 09 Aug 2013 05:41 AM PDT Researchers have for the first time experimentally mimicked the pressure conditions of Earths’ deep mantle to measure thermal conductivity using a new …

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 …

CSR Asia Weekly: Lessons from Bangladesh / Business and children’s rights

CSR Asia Weekly: Lessons from Bangladesh / Business and children’s rights Vol. 9 Week 17 | 08 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific …

CSR Asia Weekly: The real price of cheap clothes / Sustainable palm oil agenda / Water Security

Vol. 9 Week 16 | 02 May 2013     HIGHLIGHT Corporate Community Investment Forum 2013, Singapore A pioneering forum which will give delegates access to the latest research and trends on corporate community investment in the Asean Region, with a specific focus on impact measurement. Click here for more details. CSR and the …