The SOCIAL PROGRESS IMPERATIVE is a US-based nonprofit created in 2012 best known for the Social Progress Index , a multi-indicator index that assesses the social and environmental performance of different countries. The Social Progress Index is an effort to complement the measure of national performance using traditional economic measures such as gross domestic product with data on social and environmental performance.
* 1 Social Progress Index * 2 Awards * 3 Leadership * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links
SOCIAL PROGRESS INDEX
Main article: List of countries by Social Progress Index
The Social Progress Index examines social and environmental indicators that capture three distinct dimensions of social progress: Basic Human Needs, Foundations of Wellbeing, and Opportunity. The most recent version of the Social Progress Index is the 2015 Social Progress Index.
Michael E Porter of Harvard Business School is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Social Progress Imperative. Other members of its board include Judith Roden of the Rockefeller Foundation and Matthew Bishop of The Economist magazine. Economist Michael Green is Executive Director of the Social Progress Imperative.
* ^ "Going Beyond GDP - Measuring Social Progress". worldwatch-europe.org. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ "The Telegraph\'s pick of the 10 best TED talks". Telegraph.co.uk. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ "Michael Green: What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country". Retrieved 30 October 2015.