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 Malaysia (#Social Progress Malaysia) is active. Please contact us (see photo at bottom of this page) to learn how to get involved.

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The launch of the Social Progress Network Malaysia appeared on TV news in Malaysia on September 9, 2016. Read the FAQ on Social Progress Network Malaysia. Read the press release on the September 2016 launch of Social Progress Network Malaysia. Explore 2016 Social Progress Index data on Malaysia. Explore the Social Progress Network.

15 Sep 2016

What is the Social Progress Index? The Social Progress Index is an aggregate index of social and environmental indicators that capture three dimensions of social progress: Basic Human Needs, Foundations of Wellbeing, and Opportunity. The Index measures social progress strictly using outcomes of success, not how much effort a country or community makes. For example, […]

10 Sep 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pete Troiano @ +6019 366 0183, [email protected] Kuala Lumpur, 5 September 2016 — Blazing a progressive trail, Malaysia is the first Southeast Asian nation to join the worldwide Social Progress Network. The Social Progress Network Malaysia launch will be held on 9 September 2016, at the Akademi Kenegaraan BTN in Kuala […]

5 Sep 2016

“Malaysia was 38th and scored an overall 88.45 out of 100 for the “Basic Human Needs” indicator. It performed especially well in terms of nutrition and access to basic medical care (97.24 out of 100) followed by access to water and housing. But the country’s score was weighed down by its performance on personal rights. […]

30 Jun 2016