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Sustainable Happiness Report

September 20, 2015

Sustainable Happiness Report

The Happiness Research Institute released a report named Sustainable Happiness. This report aims to explore links betwee...

The Circular Economy Would Make Labour Market Situation Better

September 18, 2015

The Circular Economy Would Make Labour Market Situation Better

WRAP, a UK charity aiming to create the world in which resources are used sustainably, and the Green Alliances have publ...

How Much Does Gender Inequality Cost Women in Poor Countries?

September 16, 2015

How Much Does Gender Inequality Cost Women in Poor Countries?

International development agency ActionAid released a study which shows gender inequality in work costs women in poor co...

Advantage Local: Why Local Energy Ownership Matters

May 04, 2015

Advantage Local: Why Local Energy Ownership Matters

In September 2014, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance published "Advantage Local: Why Local Energy Ownership Matters"...

The Climate Change Performance Index 2015

May 02, 2015

The Climate Change Performance Index 2015

On 8 December 2014, Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe published "The Climate Change Performance Index 2015"....

Unlocking the sharing economy: an independent review from the UK

April 09, 2015

Unlocking the sharing economy: an independent review from the UK

On 26 November 2014, UK government published a report named "Unlocking the sharing economy". This report makes recommend...

The Global AgeWatch Index 2014

April 07, 2015

The Global AgeWatch Index 2014

HelpAge International published The Global AgeWatch Index 2014. This Index ranks 96 countries according to a survey of t...

The Global Green Economy Index 2014

March 09, 2015

The Global Green Economy Index 2014

In october 2014, Dual Citizen LLC published The Global Green Economy Index (GGEI) 2014. This edition integrates environm...

Greendex 2014

March 04, 2015

Greendex 2014

In September, 2014, the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan published Greendex 2014. Greendex has been published ...

The Real Britain Index

February 23, 2015

The Real Britain Index

New analysis, the Real Britain Index released by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) shows that the government's official...

Global Public Downbeat about Economy

February 20, 2015

Global Public Downbeat about Economy

In September 2014, Pew Research Center published a report entitled Global Public Downbeat about Economy. This report sur...

The Global Gender Gap Report

February 17, 2015

The Global Gender Gap Report

The Global Gender Gap Report was published by The World Economic Forum on 28 October 2014. This report contains a gender...

New Economy Week 2014

February 15, 2015

New Economy Week 2014

The second New Economy Week was held from October 13 to 19 in 2014. This week was sponsored by the New Economic Coalitio...

A primer on global economic sharing

February 04, 2015

A primer on global economic sharing

'A primer on global economic sharing,' a report released by Share The World's Resources, is a guide to economic sharing....

WHICH IS THE MOST ETHICAL BANK?

February 02, 2015

WHICH IS THE MOST ETHICAL BANK?

Jeremy Williams, a writer, project developer and freelance journalist, discusses ethical banks. In the article, he says...

The World Well-Being Project (WWBP)

January 29, 2015

The World Well-Being Project (WWBP)

The World Well-Being Project (WWBP) is a group of computer scientists, psychologists, and statisticians collaborating to...

The Global Slavery Index 2013

October 08, 2014

The Global Slavery Index 2013

Walk Free Foundation released the first edition of the Global Slavery Index in 2013. It measures the size of the modern ...

New American Dream Poll 2014

October 06, 2014

New American Dream Poll 2014

According to New American Dream's 2014 national survey, many Americans believe that it is more difficult to achieve the ...

OECD launches interactive website on regional well-being

October 03, 2014

OECD launches interactive website on regional well-being

The OECD launched a regional well-being website. This site is based on an interactive map covering 34 OECD countries and...

Beyond Storms & Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

September 17, 2014

Beyond Storms & Droughts: The Psychological Impacts of Climate Change

This report aims to summarize impacts of climate change on human well-being and provide leaders with the tools to both r...

Happiness Studies News from Japan

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Survey Shows More than 60% of Japanese Workers Want to Give Higher Priority to Personal Lives

September 11, 2016

Survey Shows More than 60% of Japanese Workers Want to Give Higher Priority to Personal Lives

The Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards in Japan released its 31st Short-Term Survey of Workers in Ma...

Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?

January 26, 2015

Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?

According to a 2014 White Paper by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, a survey conducted by the ministr...

Study Project Begins Seeking Happy Local Communities

December 05, 2014

Study Project Begins Seeking Happy Local Communities

Translated by Japan for Sustainability What factors are essential for local regions and their residents to be happy? Thi...

Municipalities Across Japan Establish 'Happiness League'

October 28, 2013

Municipalities Across Japan Establish 'Happiness League'

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability The Association of Municipalities for Improving Residents' Sense of Well-...

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October 22, 2013

Over 70% of Japanese Satisfied with Life for First Time in 18 Years, Survey Says

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability The results of the Public Opinion Survey on the Life of the People, which...

CollaVol: Social Volunteer Platform for Donating Time

June 07, 2013

CollaVol: Social Volunteer Platform for Donating Time

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability "Donating just a few hours of your time" is a form of volunteering made p...

Citizens in Shiga Prefecture Propose 'Smile Index' as Measure of Well-being

May 14, 2013

Citizens in Shiga Prefecture Propose 'Smile Index' as Measure of Well-being

Original text is from Japan for Sustainability A group of citizens in Shiga Prefecture in Japan announced in December 20...

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December 12, 2011

Japan's Cabinet Office Releases Report on Tentative Indicators of Well-being

The Cabinet Office of Japan (headed by the Prime Minister) released the "The Commission on Measuring Well-Being: A Repor...

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November 22, 2011

Japan Includes Idea of Well-being as Input for Rio+20 Outcome Document

(From Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan) The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on October 31, 2011 the i...

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity

August 09, 2011

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity

The Economics of Happiness on Screen at 113 Places on International Day for Biological Diversity The Economics of Happin...

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