gross national happiness

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Nov 24, 2017
Dawn at Lapa Rios on the south end of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Photo: joiseyshowaa/Flickr

A vision of happiness

Ed Finn
The happiest countries in the world are not necessarily the richest, but those with truly democratic governments.
Blog
Feb 25, 2014

Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

David Suzuki
We've been using gross domestic product to measure progress and well-being for many years. But it's a measure that says nothing about our economic or social well-being. It's time for a change.
Blog
May 7, 2013

Tiny Bhutan redefines 'progress'

David Suzuki
The people of this tiny nation see that money and hyper-consumption aren’t what contribute to happiness and well-being.
Blog
Dec 11, 2012

Let's resolve to make it a real Happy New Year

David Suzuki
Our leaders could make the coming year much brighter by paying attention to important concepts like gross national happiness and the Right to a Healthy Environment.
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