A large and varied audience at the CDAS/SCDC/CLD Standards Council seminar on ‘Community Profiling, Community Development and Health – Lessons from Quebec’ on 6 March 2013 listened to this presentation by Paul Morin, Universite de Sherbrooke. Bruce Whyte of the … Continue reading
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published a report Measuring National Well-being: Life in the UK 2012 that provides an overview of well-being in the UK. It is the first written output from the Measuring National Well-being Programme launched … Continue reading
The Scottish Environment Link forum, representing Scotland’s environment campaigners, has published a new paper “Helping Scotland to Flourish, the Environment and the Economy”, which is described as “a plea for a national consensus on a new goal of government.” It … Continue reading
A new Carnegie UK Trust research report, ‘Shifting the Dial’, provides evidence from six case studies of experiences of measuring wellbeing in France, the USA and Canada. The report concludes that wellbeing measures are at their most effective when they … Continue reading
The New Economics Foundation have published a short handbook on Measuring Wellbeing. It is designed primarily for voluntary organisations and community groups delivering projects and services, to help them kick-start the process of measuring wellbeing outcomes.
Are the basic accounting principles that have developed over hundreds of years still fit for purpose? Jeremy Nicholls of the SROI Network argues that they could be reshaped to be more relevant to the global economy.