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date: 15 April 2021

Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Matthew CLARKEMatthew CLARKE

Indicators of the well-being of communities continue to evolve. First developed as measures of national economic activity and growth, indicators such as the genuine progress indicator have emerged that also consider social and environmental factors in order to allow a broader understanding of the welfare of the community. Studies suggest there exists a threshold for economic development beyond which well-being in fact declines. ...

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