In June 2012, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEPi) together with the United Nations University's International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (UNU-IHDP) presented a new sustainability index which looks beyond GDP. The so-call “Inclusive Wealth Index” (IWI), published via the Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 (IWR), captures the value of natural resources which are being depleted by human activities. The Report provides, in turn, “a comprehensive analysis of the different components of wealth by country; their links to economic development and human well-being; and policies that are based on social management of these assets”.
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