Goal: Reframe the national focus and vision for Scotland’s future away from economic growth and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in order to reflect climate change goals towards the prioritisation of a more person and community centred vision of thriving people, thriving communities and thriving climate. – 83% 

 

Measurement Framework: Business and government to adopt a measurement framework for success that incorporates sustainability, well-being and happiness alongside profit. – 95% 

Joseph, Assembly Member

“This is the one I am most proud of because it was one that I was passionate about in group discussions and is a recommendation that is not only easy and cheap to institute but could potentially have huge benefits to the country.”

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Alessia, Assembly Member

“The recommendation I am most proud of is the one that urges business and government to adopt a measurement framework for success that incorporates sustainability, wellbeing and happiness alongside profit, because I believe that both as a nation and as individuals we must stop thinking of income as the sole measurement for wealth and success, as there are many other aspects to consider. This is a structural change that is desperately needed to achieve our climate targets and to ensure that the wellbeing of the planet and the people is at the core of all our values and policies.”

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Iain, Assembly Member

“Without this recommendation, all the other ones would be harder to achieve, in a profit-driven economy.”

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Yvonne, Assembly Member

“I am so proud that we had the courage to make this recommendation as it will be a huge change for our country but one that I believe will make it easier for both Government and business to make decisions to tackle the climate emergency.”