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Worldwide support found for measuring true wealth of nations

Hazel Henderson (President, Founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC, St Augustine, Florida, USA.)

Foresight

ISSN: 1463-6689

Article publication date: 11 April 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to present a survey by GLOBESCAN for Ethical Markets Media, LLC which was released at the “Beyond GDP” Conference in the European Parliament, 19‐20 November.

Design/methodology/approach

The methodology is survey based.

Findings

Three‐quarters of people in ten countries agree that their governments should look beyond economics and include health, social and environmental statistics in measuring national progress.

Originality/value

This paper is contrary to the accepted view of appropriate national growth measures.

Keywords

Citation

Henderson, H. (2008), "Worldwide support found for measuring true wealth of nations", Foresight, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 67-69. https://doi.org/10.1108/14636680810869699

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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