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The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)

A methodology that helps to make decisions without absolute measurements ... useful in the TVM framework
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The Concepts of True Value Metrics
True Value Metrics (TVM) uses data to build more useful measures of socio-economic performance ... data about money profit and social valuadd
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Issues ... Beyond GDP
National Happiness
Derek Bok ... Policy makers should focus less on GDP - and more on what researchers have shown to consistently make people happy.
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Metrics ...GDP
GDP growth is no measure of societal progress
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth?
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The Question of Happiness
Bhutan ... Coronation Address of His Majesty King Khesar, The 5th Druk Gyalpo of Bhutan
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The Failure of Metrics and Maths
Sorting out failed MBA modelling
Some dialog from Chris McRae, Alan Rayner and Peter Chellen
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Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile
TED Talk ... When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness.
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Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty
TED Talks ... VIDEO Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty.
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Gross National Happiness
What is happiness? ... A video presentation about 'development with values' that originated in Bhutan
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GNP for Countries of the World
Listing of Gross National Product (GNP) by country - 2005
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Countries by GDP - per capita (PPP)
Country Level Economic Data ... Country Comparison ... Per Capita GDP is one of the most widely used economic statistic, but it is also one of the most flawed
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Countries by GDP (PPP)
Country Level Economic Data ... List by the International Monetary Fund (2010)[1] ... Gross Domestic Product is a measure of how much is being consumed, more than anything about value
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Monitoring and Evaluation
Some notes about the approach to monitoring and evaluation at the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation
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Gross domestic product (GDP)
The WikiPedia description of GDP
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If the GDP is Up, Why is America Down? ... This essay written in 1995 explains how the GDP metric measures the wrong things
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The economics of happiness
In Bhutan, national policy emphasises increasing people's happiness, rather than income.
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The pursuit of happiness
In Bhutan, progress is measured by how happy people are, not how much wealth people have.
Open file 0507
TVM ... State, Progress and Performance
Metrics for a Value Market Economy ... A Capitalist Market Economy needs to be reformed so that it becomes a Value Market Economy
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Analytics ... Text Analytics
Text Analytics Summit West ... November 10th-11th, Convention Plaza Hotel
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Metrics and Transparency
How it works in Commercial Real Estate ... A bit of dialog about metrics and transparency om cpmmercial real estate. Better data and transparency is better
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Green Building Underwriting - Industry Standard ... This article describes the importance of standards for measuring green building characteristics
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The great debt scare
Robert Schiller notes the drop in economic confidence was sharper in July 2011 than it was in 2008, due to fears of a US debt default.
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Economic Information
Something about the Gallup methodology
Much of the Gallup methodology is based on responses from telephone inquiry
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US Economy ... Quality of Life
Report from Gallup on Life Rating
According to Gallop Americans' Life Ratings at Two-Year Low ... More Americans 'suffering' in August
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US Economy ... Quality of Life
Gallup on Economic Confidence
Upper-Income Americans' Economic Confidence Shaken Gallup's Economic Confidence measure down sharply from July
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Value Metrics
Dialog with Calvert Foundation
Investor Spotlight: Lisa Hall, President and CEO at Calvert Foundation, shares her perspective with the GIIN community.
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Value Metrics
How do you monitor your social performance?
How do you monitor your social performance?
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Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS)
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Impact Investments
Launch of the World's First Ratings and Analytics Platform for Impact Investing: GIIRS-ratings for Funds and Companies
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GIIRS to be used by foundation in Africa
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces Commitment to Impact Investing and GIIRS Ratings & Analytics at The Clinton Global Initiative
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TVM - State, Progress and Performance Overview TVM Methodology - A TVM State, Progress and Performance Overview based on value flows through a period of time
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The Value Metrics Ecosystem
Redefining Value: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business ... Speakers at the Conference
The speakers at the conference for redefining value using The New Metrics of Sustainable Business are essentially not leaders in 're=definition'!
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The Value Metrics Ecosystem
Redefining Value: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business ... About the Conference
The conference about Redefining Value for New Metrics of Sustainable Business is good, but missing the key elements that drive TrueValueMetrics
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The Value Metrics Ecosystem
Redefining Value: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business ... Conference Program
The program for redefining value using The New Metrics of Sustainable Business is a very useful sub-set for the TrueValueMetrics initiative
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Financial and Economic Metrics
The Stock Market has all sorts of metrics
The Stock Market has all sorts of metrics and they may be interpretted in many ways ... Is the Market Rally 'The Real Thing' or Just More Perception Management?
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Financial and Economic Metrics
Gross National Product (GNP)
Rethinking GNP: From welfare to cost ... Gross National Product is a blunt tool that largely fails to take into account environmental and human well-being.
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Value Metrics
In the context of a Church
In the context of a Church or any other religious organization. Parish Meeting ... Cash Accounting ... Accrual Accounting ... Value Accounting
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Social and Economic Metrics
Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index
TED VIDEO Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index
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Society and Economy
Productivity ... labor saving devices
Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. Rosling shows us the magic that pops up when economic growth and electricity turn a boring wash day into an intellectual day of reading.
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Social and Economic Metrics
Moving beyond profit and GDP
TED VIDEO ... Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile
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Metrics related to Social Impact
An initiative in Canada
Social Asset Measurements provides software to determine the profitability of social responsibility
Open file 994
Scientific Modeling
This system is a model to simulate environmental air pollution ... a UNC initiative in collaboration with EPA
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Measuring Happiness in Seattle

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Return as a metric in sustainable investment
It is good to have Impact Investing and to put Endowment Funds to Work for Good, but the metrics should be be return!
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Clayton Christensen on metrics
RADICAL MANAGEMENT: Rethinking leadership and innovation ... Clayton Christensen: How Pursuit of Profits Kills Innovation and the U.S. Economy
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The data are ridiculously inaccurate
Economist article ... Official statistics probably exaggerate global current-account imbalances ... must be Exports to Mars
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Links to more Resources
About Metrics
The material here have many different origins reflecting the diverse universe of initiatives that are developing
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Metrics ... Definitions
Income Inequality
Gini Coefficient
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Metrics, Society and Economy
The importance of intangibles in financial value measurement
Jay Cross ... Balance sheets do not record intangibles
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Metrics, Society and Economy
Washington Post asks prominent economists to explain 2011 in charts
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Metrics, Society and Economy
Lean Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma is a methodology based on Six Sigma but a lot more informal and easier to use
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Measuring time is pretty basic
VIDEO A Short ... but Good ... History of the Modern Calendar
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Introduction to Impact Investing
Impact investing uses profit-seeking investments to generate societal and environmental good in addition to financial returns.
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Per capita GDP by country
A full list of Per capita GDP by country ... but this really tells nothing about all important quality of life
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Statistical method in health
Trials and Errors: Why Science Is Failing Us ... Every year, nearly $100 billion is invested in biomedical research in the US, all of it aimed at teasing apart the invisible bits of the body.
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John De Graaf and David Bakter
John De Graaf and David Batker at the Town Square introducing What`s the Economy For, Anyway?
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A step beyond simply GDP
GDP Needs Help: Let's Build a Second Measure of Economic Strength
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Trends ... The Myth of GDP Growth
Does growth equal progress ... the myth of GDP. A set of time series graphs from DEMOS about progress versus GDP
Open file 2217 Myth of GDP
Community Indicator Projects
Some recent Community Indicator Projects around the United States compiled by The Institute for Innovation in Social Policy at Vassar College
Open file 2218 Community Indicators
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Canada ... Alberta Genuine Progress Indicator ... The Alberta GPI: 51 Indicators of 'Progress'
Open file 2219 Canada example
About the USA
Key metrics about the country as a whole ... USAometer
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Some data about the world
Worldometers ... some data about the world
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The Atlas of Economic Complexity
Measuring and Visualizing Economic Complexity
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GDP is not a good metric
DOES GROWTH EQUAL PROGRESS? THE MYTH OF GDP ... GDP measures economic growth, but is it an accurate measure of progress?
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Initiatives ... Shared Value
Shared Value is a corporate strategy, to fulfill it's systemic mandate sustainability needs more than business on side, argues Mark Kramer
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Why Do We Measure? An Ecosystem Perspective
ANDE Metrics: A panel discussion at the Aspen Institute
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Aspen Institute conference ANDE
David Roodman is the author of Due Diligence: An Impertinent Inquiry into Microfinance (interviewed by Randall Kempner, Executive Director of ANDE)
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Triple Bottom Line
Critical to go beyond money profit accountancy ... Triple bottom line consists of three Ps ... Profit, People and Planet
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The SROI Network
Social Return on Investment ... ABOUT THE SROI NETWORK
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Initiatives ... WikiVOIS
Getting material about metrics of social impact ... WikiVOIS is an initiative of the SROI Network which promotes the use and development of a uniform Social Return on Investment methodology
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2010 ... Progress to get effective metrics is slow
SOCAP 10: Harmonizing Tools to Measure Impact
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2012 ... are meaningful metrics coming together
NexThought Monday: Mindful Metrics - A Conversation With GBF's Metrics Officer
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Social Return on Investment (SROI)
Social Return on Investment (SROI)
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IRIS 2.0 Framework
The detailed definitions used in the IRIS framework
Open file 2882 Iris 2.0
The Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
The Genuine Progress Indicator - A Principled Approach to Economics ... The Pembina Institute ...
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Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Maryland's Genuine Progress Indicator
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Some of the existing Indicators of Social Well-Being
Happy Planet Index ... Gross National Happiness ... Subjective Measures of Human Wellness
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Metrics for Community Sustainability
Elements of 'sustainable' used by the Sustainable New Jersey initiative
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You can manage what you measure
Making Measurement More Than an Add-on ... Jacob discusses the concept of ‘embedded measurement,’ an intentionally integrative approach to measurement
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Measuring ... the approach of the Corporate Philanthropy community
Measuring Social Impact, Business Benefits, and Investor Returns
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Millennium Development Goals
Health ... Malaria
UNDP Report for 2012 on the progress towards the Millennium Development Goals ... Malaria
Open file 3102 MDGs
Mew Metrics of Sustainable Business
Full program for the 2012 New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference
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New Metrics of Sustainable Business
Speakers for the 2012 New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference.
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Human Impact and Profit (HIP)
Some of the presentations from the 2011 Conference at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania
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Gaia Metrics ... An organizations
About Gaia Metrics
Open file 3149 GAIA
Gaia Metrics ... Applications
Applications from Gaia Metrics for Organizations
Open file 3150 GAIA
Gaia Metrics ... Methodology
Uses asset-based methods and information technologies for mapping environmental, social and economic data
Open file 3151 GAIA
Initiative of the Center for Sustainable Organizations
A presentation by Mark McElroy highlighting need for Context Based Metrics (CBM) and also shows GRI system of reporting has major weaknesses
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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
A presentation by Mark McElroy that suggests that GRI reporting has major weaknesses
Open file 3153 GRI
What does GAIA mean? What is it?
The study of planetary habitability is partly based upon extrapolation from knowledge of the Earth's conditions, as the Earth is the only planet currently known to harbour life
Open file 3154 GAIA
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
September 2012 ... Request to work on the exposure draft of the latest Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines
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Example ... PUMA
Puma world's first major company to put a value on its environmental impact ... The footwear company and its parent group PPR have launched a groundbreaking initiative which puts an economic valuation on environmental impacts
Open file 3264
GIIN Launches Public IRIS User Registry
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) collaboration with Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS)
Open file 3275 IRIS registry
Small and Growing Business Metrics (from ANDE)
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) ... Small and Growing Business Metrics (from ANDE)
Open file 3276
Sustainable Trade Metrics (from FAST)
Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) using IRIS ideas for Sustainable Trade
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Glossary ... The IRIS glossary
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Glossary ... The FAST glossary
Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) ... Annex 4: Glossary of Terms
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Glossary ... The TVM Glossary
A listing of the categories that impact world affairs and quality of life ... and need to be incorporated in TVM accounting
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Conference on Metrics
Conference on Metrics at Wharton Business School ... The New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference
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The Alphabet Soup of Impact Measurement Tools: PULSE Makes Data Easier to Digest ... PULSE is the only software on the market that works seamlessly with and integrates with the IRIS taxonomy.
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2012 Conference on Metrics
Conference on Metrics at Wharton Business School ... The New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference
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Trucost Analysis
The True Cost of Food
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The role of Bayesian thinking
A Bayesian Take on Julian Assange ... from December 2010
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Burgess ... This is a grpahic summary of a model for comprehensive malaria interventions that is cost effective and sustainable
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Economic Value Adding (EVA)
A Burgess Note: Economic Value Adding (EVA) ... a proprietary methodology promoted by Stern Stewart & Co.
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in Monoring and Evaluation
MEASURE Evaluation, a USAID-funded project, supports improvements in monitoring and evaluation population, health and nutrition worldwide.
Open file 3526
Management Metrics
Metrics for Corporate Business
IBM ... Monitor. Manage. Perform ... Scorecarding with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
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Happy Planet Index
Happy Planet Index ... Developed in the New Economics Foundation by Nic Marks ... includes a TED talk
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Burgess Promoting TVM
Meaningful Metrics for a Smart Society
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Alternative Metrics
Shared Value
An FSG video ... Creating Shared Value - Roundtable
Open file 3831 Shared Value
Alternative Metrics
Shared Value
Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer writing about Shared Value in the Harvard Business Review in early 2011
Open file 3832 Shared Value
Data for Decisions
D. J. Power ... A Brief History of Decision Support Systems ... 2007
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Alternative Metrics
Profit is not enough
Bill Sharon ... SORMS, Inc. ... The Risk of the Single Metric ... Comparison between Cosco and Walmart
Open file 3834 SORMS Bill Sharon
Global Footprint Network
Global Footprint Network ... Advancing the Science of Sustainability since 2003
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GFN Footprint Calculator
Global Footprint Network ... Footprint Calculator Frequently Asked Questions
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TVM ... The Central Questions
Peter Burgess ... Working Draft
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TVM ... The value of the business payroll
Peter Burgess ... Working Draft
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Maybe charities don't measure up
TINA ROSENBERG ... Putting Charities to the Test ... Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.
Open file 3950
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