CIW 2012 Update Report

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

Canadian Index of Wellbeing – measuring what matters, February, 22, 2013 The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is an idea and a tool. The CIW is a “big idea” that regards wellbeing as encompassing a wide variety of aspects of life, beyond economic measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It …

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change

kristy Beyond GDP

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP and provides Canada’s only national index that measures wellbeing across a wide spectrum of domains. The work of CIW extends beyond Canada; …

1 Canadian Index of Wellbeing 2011 Update Report for the CIW International Advisory Network

kristy Beyond GDP

Ethical Markets Media congratulates the Canadian Index of Wellbeing for its well-researched approach, as many nations now follow their lead in going Beyond GDP!    Hazel Henderson, Editor, and member CIW International Advisory Board  1 Canadian Index of Wellbeing 2011 Update Report for the CIW International Advisory Network 1. Summary This …

How are Canadians Really Doing?

Ethical Markets Beyond GDP

We are living through complicated times in world economics, leaving many feeling uncertain about what the future holds. Canada seems to be faring better than many countries, which raises the question: is this true and if so, why? Asking these questions highlights a weakness in how we currently measure the …

New index of wellbeing challenges Canada’s GDP as sole measure of progress

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Waterloo, Ont. – Canada has become a world leader in measuring wellbeing with the launch of a new comprehensive composite index set to challenge the gross domestic product (GDP) as the sole measure of our country’s progress, says the Honourable Roy Romanow, advisory board chair for the Canadian Index of …

Canada uses Canadian Index of Wellbeing to measure genuine progress

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The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is a new and transformational initiative that will report on the wellbeing of Canadians. It is hoped that the CIW will soon become Canada’s principle means of measuring genuine progress. Indicators are very powerful. What society counts, measures and reports often drives the understanding …