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  • IPS Comunidades - June 24th, 2015 in Manaus, Brazil

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    Today we saw the launch of the Social Progress Index, IPS Comunidades - a subnational index spearheaded by IPSOS, Natura Brazil, Coca-Cola Brazil and Deloitte Brazil, members of the Brazil Social Progress network. 


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  • Quality of Life is the Main Long-Term Goal of Polish Development Policy, Not GDP - Polish Undesecretary of Infrastructure and Development, Pawel Orlowski

    News Release: Social Progress Imperative (SPI)
    Embargo: IMMEDIATE (00:01am WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE 2015)
    Contact: Barbara Mitosek: Tel/Direct: +48 (0) 22 348 34 56, Mobile: +48 605 601087,

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    (WARSAW – EMBARGO IMMEDIATE) The Polish Undersecretary of State for Infrastructure and Development has praised the Social Progress Index (SPI), stating that “I was very impressed at the complexity of the Social Progress Index” at a panel event at Warsaw Innovation Days. At the discussion, in which the Index was presented to assembled stakeholders, the need for measures of progress other than GDP was explored, and the details and applications of the SPI were explained by Michael Green, Executive Director of the Social Progress Imperative. The event was organized by Deloitte Central Europe in coordination with the Social Progress Imperative, who publish the annual Index. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firm network worked with Social Progress Imperative to further develop and raise awareness of the 2015 index worldwide.

    Introducing the event, Irena Pichola, Partner, Leader of Sustainability Consulting Central Europe, Deloitte said:“With Deloitte’s purpose of “making an impact that matters”, and a global perspective, we can contribute as a company to the wider development of Poland. It is clear that in this context we should introduce the Social Progress Index to our key stakeholders.”

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