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Inclusive Wealth Index

Goodbye GDP, Hello IWI

Peter Bjerregaard | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Peter Bjerregaard

It makes little sense to talk about growth if it's not sustainable. The United Nations launches a new index at Rio+20 that seeks to change the way we measure prosperity.

Inclusive Wealth Index Shows Economic Impact of Natural Capital

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
J. Mijin Cha

This week, at Rio +20, two groups launched a new indicator called the Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI). Going beyond GDP, the IWI includes natural capital when looking at a country's capital assets to see the true wealth and sustainability of its growth.