Monday, 26 May 2014 - 5:15pm
Floor Brouwer
NETGREEN will host a one-day workshop on the typology of indicators and tools. The workshop will be held in The Hague (The Netherlands) on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 . You are invited to participate and contribute to the work. Please send an e-mail to Floor Brouwer ( ) in case you... Read more
Monday, 26 May 2014 - 12:45pm
Karen Jeffrey and Charles Seaford, NEF
The purpose of this paper is to provide a framework to help identify which indicators should be included in the NETGREEN database, and to help inform the structure of the database. It is based on a literature review of 92 reports on the green economy, interviews with 55 experts from the field, and... Read more
Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 11:12am
Christopher West
The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) was recently ranked as the second most influential environmental think tank in the Global Go-To Think Tank Index, up from number six the year before. This was clearly a nice surprise. But as scientists and academics, we’re programmed to treat league tables... Read more
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 1:28pm
Lauren Pennycook - Carnegie Trust
What does 'being well' mean to you? Is it subjective or objective? Could better public policy improve your wellbeing? Lauren Pennycook, Policy Officer at the Carnegie UK Trust introduces a new consultation for Northern Ireland. More than ever, academics, governments and civil society organisations... Read more
Friday, 9 May 2014 - 7:38pm
Measure What Matters
The Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland, a partnership project between the Carnegie UK Trust and The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, is meeting throughout 2014 to consider how Northern Ireland can put the concept of wellbeing at the heart of government. The... Read more
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 2:15pm
Marius Hasenheit - Ecologic Institute
Transition Erleben (Living Transition) was a seminar held recently in Berlin. It dealt with the questions surrounding new growth models. It encompassed theoretical input before lunch time but also workshops to enable the participants to found little projects and persevere in their engagement. Thus... Read more
Thursday, 1 May 2014 - 10:59am
Claire Jones
What do we mean by ‘economic success’? It’s a basic question, yet one that most of us rarely stop to consider. Here at ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) we’re thinking hard about this question as part of our project ‘ So what is economic success? Going beyond GDP... Read more
Monday, 14 April 2014 - 4:16pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
2014 marks an important, if unnoticed, anniversary. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is now eighty years old. Born in 1934 and in active service until 1944, GDP is an elderly pensioner. The measurement has had a venerable career; having originally been devised to provide information about economic... Read more
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 12:30pm
Vasileios Rizos and Monica Alessi - CEPS
In addition to the the Briefing Paper announced in the previous blog, we are pleased to share the summary and presentations of the NETGREEN seminar held in London on 12 March 2014. Please find below the links to the documents:Read more
Monday, 31 March 2014 - 12:15pm
Karen Jeffrey and Charles Seaford
We are pleased to share the NETGREEN Briefing Paper on "Pathways towards a green economy", which was presented in London on 12 March 2014. This paper has been written as a contribution to the FP7 project, Network for Green Growth Indicators (NETGREEN), which aims to accelerate the transition to a... Read more


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