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The SDGs according to expert Jonathon Porritt

In this video, Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future, introduces us to the Sustainable Development Goals, and gives his reaction to them. Later, we’ll hear from other experts …

Introducing the the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, are a “universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity”. The Millennium Development …

Frameworks of Change

How can we communicate about the direction the world is going, and agree on an idea of what progress looks like? This is where frameworks of change come in. A …

Prosperity in London – The London Prosperity Board

In this video, Professor Henrietta Moore introduces the London Prosperity Board. The London Prosperity Board was launched by the IGP in 2016. It’s a collaboration between universities, charities, businesses, local …

Prosperity in Rural Kenya

Professor Henrietta Moore has been studying the links between agro-environmental changes and wellbeing in rural communities in Kenya for 35 years. In the video above, Dr Constance Smith who leads …

What are sites of exemplification?

We approach prosperity from a global perspective. We undertake long-term research to find out what works, and what the challenges of attaining sustainable, equitable global prosperity might be. We do …

Education, Technology and the RELIEF Centre

The RELIEF Centre explores ways of building prosperous lives for people in the context of displacement. Professor Diana Laurillard is leading the strand of this project which examines the potential …

Prosperity in Lebanon – The RELIEF Centre

There are 65.3 million forcibly displaced people in the world. This means that 1 in every 122 people on the planet is now either a refugee, internally displaced or seeking …

An Introduction to the RELIEF Centre

There are different obstacles to prosperity around the world. In Lebanon, one of the main ones is mass displacement. In this video, Dr Nikolay Mintchev explains why.

Co-designing prosperity measures

Now we’ve had a chance to explore a few post-GDP measurements, lets try and design something together. Comment below on what you think the most effective way of quantifying prosperity …

The Social Progress Index

In this video Michael Green discusses the fact that there is no clear correlation between GDP and social progress, providing empirical proof that “GDP is not our destiny”. He shows …

Alternative measurements

This article will take you through some of the alternative measures of progress that have been put forward by various organisations. They are part of the turning tide against GDP-centric …