To mark the 50 year anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s speech, where he expressed the limitations of GDP in leading us to true prosperity, we asked you to get creative and... read more →
Happy City Spring Statement 2018
As the government releases their Spring Statement on the state of the economy, we’ve put together our own set of priorities for an economy that allows everyone to truly thrive.... read more →
Happy City is Recruiting!
Three opportunities to join our all-star team as we expand We have room for a charming and experienced Business Development Manager (3 days/week) to help us grow our service for the... read more →
#50YearsLater: Have we made progress at measuring progress?
It has been 50 years since Robert Kennedy gave his memorable speech on the inadequacy of GDP as a measure of prosperity. Kennedy lambasted GDP for including ‘everything.. except that... read more →
Do you see things differently?
We do. We think the economy needs reprogramming, so that it values what really matters. March 18th marks 50 years since Bobby Kennedy made a famous speech spelling out the... read more →
Who’s thriving now?
For the past week or so, skimming the morning papers and listening to the news, I’ve been asking myself – who is thriving in the UK today? Is it Carillion... read more →
If Kennedy could change, so can the rest of us
On 5 June 1968 US Senator Robert Kennedy was shot in a Los Angeles hotel. Since his death RFK has been revered and romanticised as a rightful heir to the... read more →
Davos debates our ‘shared future’, but local action is starting to deliver
As the world's business and political leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the final day of the annual World Economics Forum, it's worth reminding ourselves that this year's meeting convened... read more →
Just a numbers game? It doesn’t add up
If I were to walk down the street and ask people ‘what is the true purpose of economics?’ how would they answer? I’d put money on many of them giving... read more →
Bristol’s 2017 HappyList is here!
Here's Happy City's 5th Bristol HappyList - our small annual vote of thanks to a roughly representative group of the kind of people here who just can't help making the... read more →