Beyond GDP: Experts preview ‘Inclusive Wealth’ index at Planet under Pressure conference

Public release date: 28-Mar-2012 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Terry Collins [email protected] 416-538-8712 Earth System Science Partnership Beyond GDP: Experts preview ‘Inclusive Wealth’ index at Planet under Pressure conference Needed to surmount sustainability hurdles: New yardstick of national progress; reforms of corporate reporting; …

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 …