Creator of alternative economic indicators that include the quality of life.
“Re-shaping the global economy also requires including at all levels the missing feedback from nature, planetary and local ecosystems as well as the human being also marginalized by the current runaway forms of globalization.”
- Hazel Henderson, Beyond Globalization
Hazel Henderson is a writer, evolutionary economist, consultant on sustainable development, and co-executive producer of the TV series, Ethical Markets. Henderson’s work challenges traditional economic measurement, such as GDP, and advocates for alternative money systems that reflect real life values and environmental sustainability. She has served on the board of Worldwatch Institute and Calvert Social Investment fund, where she also co-created the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. Henderson is the author of many books including Beyond Globalization: Shaping a Sustainable Global Economy, Building a Win-Win World, and Creating Alternative Futures.