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e.maps > » emaps Notebook » Human Development Map Published on 13/08/07 by e.maps The Human Development Index (HDI) provides a composite measure of three dimensions of human development: living a long and healthy life (measured by life expectancy), being educated (measured by adult literacy and enrolment at the primary, secondary and tertiary level) and having a decent standard of living (measured by purchasing power parity, PPP, income). Download Human Development Map (Pdf format, 1,6 Mo) Human Developmentes Index (HDI) is a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, and standard of living for countries worldwide. Source: Technorati Tags: world, human, development, maps, countries, country, mapping, life, welfare, economic, worldwide, child, impact, hdi, idh Please leave your comment so we know what you think about this article.

DER KLIMA – LÜGENDETEKTOR Tim Jackson: Prosperity Without Growth Bio Tim Jackson Tim Jackson is Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Research group on Lifestyles, Values and Environment (RESOLVE). His research interests focus on understanding the social, psychological and structural dimensions of sustainable living. Tim joined the University of Surrey in January 1995 under an EPSRC Fellowship on energy and environment, after five years as Senior Researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute. In February 2000, he was appointed Professor of Sustainable Development, the first such chair to be created in the UK. For over twenty years, Tim has been at the forefront of research and teaching in sustainability. In April 2004, Tim was appointed as Economics Commissioner to the UK Sustainable Development Commission (SDC). To download this program become a Front Row member. ZOOM IN: Learn more with related books and additional materials. Encyclopædia Britannica Article economic growth Process by which a nation's wealth increases over time.

Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) Haut de page Les huit objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) forment un plan approuvé par tous les pays du monde et par toutes les grandes institutions mondiales de développement. Ils ont galvanisé des efforts sans précédent pour répondre aux besoins des plus pauvres dans le monde et arrivent à expiration à la fin 2015. Pour leur succéder, l'ONU a travaillé avec les gouvernements, la sociéte civile et les différents partenaires pour exploiter la dynamique dégagée par les OMD et élaborer un programme ambitieux pour l'après-2015 : Transformer notre monde : le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030. Lancement des objectifs de développement durable de l'ONU La réalisation des OMD tire à sa fin et l'année 2016 inaugure le lancement officiel du Programme de développement durable à l'horizon 2030. Où en sommes-nous de la réalisation des OMD? Résumé du rapport - Rapport complet - Presse Le rapport 2015 sur les objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement est disponible

HDR_2011_ES_Complete Green National Product Many economists, environmentalists, and citizens have recently criticized the gross national product. The criticism stems from the fact that this measurement of national product does not account for environmental degradation and resource depletion. A new approach to the situation of allocating these omitted environmental features in the national product has been the advent of the green national product. Criticism of gross national product[edit] The gross national product (GNP) measures the welfare of a nation’s economy through the aggregate of products and services produced in that nation. History of the green national product[edit] Measure of economic welfare[edit] Ever since the Industrial Revolution scientists and economists have warned of an inflection point for the United States economy where expansion is inevitably limited by the steadily decreasing availability of natural resources. Index of sustainable economic welfare[edit] Genuine progress indicator[edit] See also[edit]

Subsea cable rivals quiet on progress Last updated 05:00 19/11/2011 Supplied YELLOW SUBMARINE: A rover used to repair submarine communications cables aboard the cabling-laying ship Ill de Ree. The two companies vying to lay new submarine communications cables to New Zealand to break the Southern Cross Cable's near monopoly over international internet links have failed to report any progress in the past two months. But InternetNZ chief executive Vikram Kumar said broadband users frustrated by the relatively meagre data caps offered by internet providers and hoping for more competition should not be too concerned. While it would be in the companies' interests to keep updating the market, "it would be a good sign if people have their heads down working," he said. Pacific Fibre, a company backed by entrepreneurs Sam Morgan, Sir Stephen Tindall and Rod Drury, announced plans last year to build a US$400 million (NZ$527 million) fibre-optic cable between the United States, Australia and New Zealand. - © Fairfax NZ News

Remonter aux causes des RPS en se centrant sur le travail et son organisation : le modèle d'analyse C2R Le travail est au cœur de la prévention des risques psychosociaux : la meilleure des perspectives, pour prévenir ces risques, consiste à remettre l’activité au centre de la discussion, parler du travail et de l’activité de travail. C’est l’Anact qui a construit le modèle de compréhension C2R, encore appelé modèle des tensions : ce modèle d’analyse des RPS se fonde sur l’existence, inhérente au travail, d’une tension permanente dans l’entreprise, entre les exigences de l’organisation et celles des salariés. Cette tension se place dans un contexte : celui de l’entreprise d’une part, celui des relations professionnelles d’autre part. Cette tension peut être faible, dans le cas d’une relation confiante des salariés avec leur entreprise. Au contraire cette tension augmente lorsque l’écart entre les champs d’exigence de l’entreprise et des salariés est important. Limites de certaines approches des risques psychosociaux Le contexte des relations professionnelles ce sont : Du côté des salariés :

What Is Prosperity and How Do We Measure It? Click here to view this Outlook as an Adobe Acrobat PDF. No. 3, October 2009 Most economists traditionally use a simple economic measure known as GDP to define prosperity. But problems with the GDP measurement exist. Another shortcoming of the GDP measurement involves accounting for quality improvements where no change in price has occurred: BlackBerries or iPhones can do more and are vastly more useful than similarly priced phones from a decade ago. Even with improvements, however, dry, objective measures such as GDP fail to capture a lot of life. Shortcomings of Sarkozy's Report Sarkozy's commission raised some methodological and substantive issues when it released its report September 14; it suggested that household income may be a better prosperity indicator than business production and that median incomes describe societal inequality better than mean averages. The report manages to stay away from endorsing the wackiest evaluation ideas, but it still gives them plenty of oxygen. Notes

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