Para medir o progresso através de indicadores mais adequados à realidade.

Eis a explicação:

“To get a feel for how GPI (Genuine Progress Indicator) differs from GDP , imagine two heating-oil trucks leaving from the same utility company: one safely completes its deliveries and the other has a major oil spill on the way to its first customer.

The truck that spilled its oil would make GDP go up because of all the spending to clean up the mess. By contrast, both oil trucks would make the GPI go down: remediation spending would be counted as a negative, and so would the cost to society of emissions from heating with oil and the costs of any long-term damage to aquifers and streams.

A notícia do Guardian pode ser lida aqui.