TED – Bhutan’s Gross Domestic Happiness and environmental initiatives

In this powerful and illuminating talk, Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan, shares his country’s mission to put GDH before GDP (Gross Domestic Happiness before economic growth), and set a world standard for environmental preservation, including a pledge to remain carbon neutral for all time. How many other small jurisdictions could use their model?

Secrets from the happiest place: Ben Henretig at TEDxStanford

Ben Henretig is the co-founder and creative director of the film production company Micro-Documentaries. Henretig has personally directed and filmed hundreds of short films for world-changing organizations, including the Clinton Global Initiative, TED and (RED), founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver. In 2011, Henretig joined a team of four adventure athletes on an unprecedented quest […]

TEDxHalifax – Silver Donald Cameron – Bhutan: The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness

Silver Donald Cameron is the host and executive producer of the ambitious environmental web site TheGreenInterview.com. He is also the author of numerous plays, films, radio and TV scripts, an extensive body of corporate and governmental writing, innumerable magazine articles, and 17 books. His most recent books are Sailing Away from Winter (2007) and A […]

What Matters in Bhutan: Siok Sian Pek-Dorji at TEDxThimphu

Siok Sian Pek-Dorji is a firm believer that Bhutan must continue to tell its own stories to hold and preserve its rich culture and identity through its stories. She has been telling those stories through her documentaries and articles in her career as a journalist. She has also written on Bhutan’s vision of Gross National […]

The Power of Community. How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (sub español)

CUBA ASÍ ENFRENTÓ EL CRIMINAL BLOQUEO:DOCUMENTO QUE ROMPE EL CERCO MEDIÁTICO Y LA SATANIZACIÓN QUE LOS MEDIOS DEL PODER FINANCIERO HACEN CONTRA ESTE PARADIGMATICO PUEBLO Y SUS LÍDERES(ECONOMÍA,ECOLOGÍA,CIENCIA SOCIALISTA PARA SERVIR..):”El poder de una comunidad que coopera y cuida de sí entre sí y convierte una crisis profunda en una oportunidad de desarrollo,este sí,humano y […]