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How We Measure Progress is a Question of Evolution

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.01.2017 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Lise Pretorius, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community We are in an age of extreme risk and incredible opportu...

Gross National Happiness -- Bhutan's Innovative Metric for Good Governance

Meg Lowman | Posted 01.23.2017 | Impact
Meg Lowman

With national indices of happiness instead of manufactured goods, Bhutan is perhaps the world's most forward-thinking country in how it measures the ultimate health and well-being of its population. Bhutan's Gross National Happiness (GNH) index embraces economic development, environmental conservation, good governance and cultural priorities.

Mallika Rao

Your City May Be Tracking Your Happiness

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

No one understood why a Santa Monica High School student killed himself one January afternoon in 2011, leaping from the roof of a 10-story hotel as hi...

The Happiness Ticket

Meghan Keener | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Meghan Keener

We measure gross domestic product because we believe that the higher our GDP is, the better life will be in our country, and the happier we will be as citizens. The problem is GDP is not a good measurement of well-being.

Occupy Wall Street -- An Opportunity to Redefine Value

Azita Ardakani | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Azita Ardakani

It feels like the world is on fire. From Egypt to Greece, India to the UK, Spain and now North America, we are currently living in an international wo...

What Business Leaders Can Learn From Bhutan

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

For nearly 40 years, Bhutan has been reinventing itself based upon the premise that the ultimate public good a leader can provide people isn't material possessions, but happiness or well-being.

Brazil To Measure Its Happiness Index

Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THIMPHU: Bhutan's Gross National Happiness (GNH) has found a new admirer in Brazil, which says it plans to adopt the unique development index as it wi...