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Rafał Rudzki

About Rafał Rudzki

Rafal Rudzki is a Senior Manager, Sustainability Consulting Central Europe, Deloitte. He is a sustainability expert. He advises Polish and foreign clients in sustainability analysis & strategy, non-financial reporting, stakeholders’ engagement and dialogue, building companies’ reputation, impact measurement and designing and implementing organizational structures & networks. Rafał coordinates regional development of Sustainability Consulting practice within Deloitte Central Europe.

Measuring Growth of Societies with GDP Alone Shows an Incomplete Picture

Recent statistics, for example, those from the Brookings Institution, prove there have been impressive reductions in the percentage of people living in poverty. Is the problem solved and should we all applaud? Well, no, as progress in improving people’s lives has been uneven at best. Often, economic growth has depended on industrial, agricultural, and economic processes that are not environmentally sustainable and which, in many cases, produce social inequity. While it was once assumed that economic growth would solve most problems, it is now clear that social and environmental improvements do not necessarily accompany sustainable economic growth.  Continue reading Measuring Growth of Societies with GDP Alone Shows an Incomplete Picture