12th July 2012
The speakers discussed why Costa Rica scored well across all three component measures used to calculate NEF’s Happy Planet Index (HPI): life expectancy, experienced well-being and Ecological Footprint. They then discussed the lessons we can learn from this in terms of sustainable development paths and answered questions from the audience.
– Her Excellency Ms Pilar Saborio de Rocafort, Costa Rican Ambassador to the UK
– Juliet Michaelson, Senior Researcher, Centre for Well-being, the New Economics Foundation (NEF)
– Dr Séverine Deneulin, Lecturer in International Development, University of Bath
– Baroness Claire Tyler