Day 1: First Look | What Works 2017

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Please visit our photo album on Facebook of the first day of presentations and events at What Works 2017: The International Summit to Advance Social Progress in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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VIDEO | PRESENTATIONS

Explore five videos from presentations given at What Works 2017.

 

Advancing Social Progress in a Time of Uncertainty

How do we continue to advance social progress in periods of uncertainty? Anchored by the Social Progress Index, What Works 2017 is a global summit bringing together leaders from business, government, and civil society to build collaboration and drive innovation to meet the challenges of our time.

 

Hrönn Ingólfsdóttir on the Balance between Economy, Environment and Society

Hrönn Ingólfsdóttir, PMO Development & Administration Isavia, discusses the balance between the economy, the environment and tourism at the What Works 2017 seminar on the SPI and tourism in Costa Rica.

 

Roberto Artavia on the Social Progress Index in Tourism Destinations in Costa Rica

Roberto Artavia Loría, vice-chair of the Social Progress Imperative, presenting on the Social Progress Index in tourism destinations in Costa Rica at What Works 2017.

 

Minister of Tourism in Iceland Þórdís K Gylfadóttir on Tourism and Social Progress

Iceland Magazine founder Jón Kaldal sits down with Inga Hlín Palsdottir, director for tourism and creating industry by Iceland Promotion, Social Progress Imperative vice-chair Roberto Artavia Loría, Róbert Guðfinnsson from Genis, and Hrönn Ingólsdóttir, PMO of Development & Administration at Isavia for a panel on tourism and social progress at What Works 2017.

 

Minister of Tourism in Iceland Þórdís K Gylfadóttir on Tourism and Social Progress

Minister of Tourism in Iceland Þórdís K Gylfadóttir discusses the parallels between Iceland and Costa Rica, two of the world’s leaders in sustainable tourism.

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