Social Progress Index

From Data to Impact

The global Social Progress Network consists of partner organizations in business, government and civil society that use the Social Progress Index as a tool to advance social progress. The Social Progress Network for Colombia (#Progreso Social Colombia) is active. Initiatives include IPS Bogota—Designing a practical tool to measure social progress in districts of Bogota; and IPS Red Ciudades Como Vamos—Developing a tool to compare 11 cities in the Red Ciudades Como Vamos network of cities. Please contact us (see photo at bottom of this page) if you'd like to support this network or any of these initiatives.

News Section

Image: Manizales, Colombia  | Article Published in Harvard Business Review on January 24, 2017 Excerpt: ‘Independently, Michael Porter’s Social Progress Index in 2016 specifically highlighted opportunity in Manizales as significantly higher than both Medellin and Bogota. And the impact on Manizales’ culture has not gone unnoticed: “Manizales-Más has opened our city to the world,” was how one […]

9 Feb 2017

The results of the 2016 update to the Social Progress Index for the Cities of Colombia have been released. The Index follows approximately the same methodology as the Global Index, but uses indicators chosen by local partner organizations to reflect local priorities and available data. In this update the Social Progress Index measured the cities of Manizales, […]

10 Dec 2016

Live video coverage of the event ”Social Progress Index: IPS. Social and environmental metrics, beyond GDP ” from Bogota, Colombia on November 22nd at Deloitte. To see the full live coverage of this event, please go here.  

7 Dec 2016

Live video coverage of the event ”Social Progress Index: IPS. Social and environmental metrics, beyond GDP ” from Bogota, Colombia on November 22nd at Deloitte. To see the full live coverage of this event, please go here.

22 Nov 2016