New Zealand tops social progress index, world's biggest economies trail

By Astrid Zweynert | Thu, 3 Apr 2014 01:00 AM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Zealand came first in a global index published on Thursday that ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output in a drive to make social progress a priority for politicians and businesses.

The Social Progress Index (SPI) rates 132 countries on more than 50 indicators, including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety, ...

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