GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems In A Complex World by Yaneer Bar-Yam, NECSI Knowledge Press, Cambridge, MA 2004 Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson, Crown Business, NY, 2012 Review by Hazel Henderson   These two books, …

SSgA bond strategy ‘cornerstone of broader platform’

SSgA bond strategy ‘cornerstone of broader platform’ State Street Global Advisors’ recently announced “high-quality green bond strategy” is expected to be the first part of a broader environmental fixed-income platform, its head of environmental, social and governance investing told Environmental Finance. More >>> US wind power sector soaring – AWEA …

From GDP to Better Life Indexes of Wellbeing

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Consumptionomics by Chandran Nair, J. Wiley & Sons 2011

Review by Hazel Henderson © 2011 From the Washington Consensus to the Beijing Consensus! Reading Chandran Nair’s book was like a breath of fresh air! Nair tackles all the stultifying dogmas of market fundamentalism and shows how the West’s peddling of its Washington Consensus policies over the developing world has …