The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is still the predominant indicator used to measure the quality of our life. WiSE will aspire towards a holistic, beyond GDP, assessment of the preconditions for well-being, sustainability and equity. To transform towards a WiSE society, this emerging initiative intends to bring together a broad range of interdisciplinary scientific expertise necessary to understand the interface between well-being, sustainability and equity.
WiSE Transformation aims to achieve three core goals:
While politics, media and economists traditionally focus on economic growth to gauge economic success, WiSE Transformation represents the next generation of thinking and a move towards a globally inclusive narrative that values human well-being, environmental protection and equity for all.