Monthly Archives: January 2011

Beyond GDP: UK to Measure Well-Being

Here’s another good article about alternative measure to GDP. Beyond GDP Article Advertisements

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Links/Leads for Hong Kong Itinerary

As we discussed at the last meeting, it would be great to keep a list of our ideas, readings and resources here on the blog as we prepare for our trip. Here are some of the leads I mentioned last … Continue reading

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CityLab7 – Our Comrades in Arms

http://www.citylab7.com/pages/invoking-the-pause For the last two years this other Seattle group of seven has been on a quest to gain insights into how they can influence the conversation about climate change.  A few of them are UW peers and comrades in arms.  … Continue reading

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Using Shareholder Engagement to Change Corporate Practices

We’ve discussed how organizations like the Cascade Land Conservancy can magnify their efforts by creatively engaging the private-sector players who would in other contexts be seen as their opponents. This interview with Bruce Herbert, founder of Newground Social Investment, is … Continue reading

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The role of government

Clearly, at the crux of regulation and land use is the question of the role of government. This recent article is one of the best I’ve read about how government should focus its efforts. https://runstadfellows.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/liu-hanauer_pp25-35.pdf

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