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GDP is dead: long live social capital

From the archives: GDP is dead. Long live social capital, environmental value and a sense of what makes us happy. It's time to redefine prosperity, change our measures of progress and work harder to achieve a sustainable future, writes David Ward in a June 2004 edition of Industrial Evolution.

That all you got?

From the archives: An Industrial Evolution article by Amanda Wood interviewing Professor Cary Cooper on work/life balance and featuring Professor Cooper's very own work/life balance quiz.

Cash values

From the archives: A June 2004 article by  Louise Tickle on the demand for ethical investments and the rules and regulations covering providers of ethical funds in England's Northwest.

Evolve towards sustainability

From the archives: In 1999 Sustainability Northwest launched its first full business environment programme with the help of the Northwest Business Leadership Team and the then Environment Secretary, Michael Meacher. This report offers a snapshot of what businesses in the Northwest of England were doing at the time to become more sustainable.


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