Archive for 'wellbeing'
The Community Life Survey, commissioned by Cabinet Office, provides statistics on issues key to encouraging social action and empowering communities, including volunteering, charitable giving, community engagement and well-being.
The London Sustainable Development Commission’s fourth Quality of Life Indicators report provides a snapshot of London’s quality of life and identifies the sustainability issues London faces.
Waste Watch's first set of social outcomes from across its 2012 work programme demonstrates how the environmentally focused projects have additionally enabled benefits to the wellbeing of people taking part.
New public health guidance from NICE examines how – and why - to increase the level of walking and cycling in the UK, detailing the multiple, overlapping benefits that increases in exercise can yield in many different areas of public policy.
The OECD’s Better Life Index is a new interactive tool allowing users to visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing and the environment – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries.
As representatives of governments around the world met for the UN Climate Change Conference 2012 in Doha, Qatar, over 80 health and medical organisations signed the Doha declaration on climate, health and wellbeing.
Working towards aims of the National Adaptation Programme's health and wellbeing theme, Defra is supporting work across the country to build resilient communities and reduce the impacts of climate change on the socially vulnerable.
Catherine Max describes Equinox's innovative climate harm reduction project to work with mental health and substance misuse service users to build resilience to climate change, contributing to the National Adaptation Programme.
The Government’s Rural Statement underlines its commitment to helping Rural England prosper and flourish, setting out Government’s support for rural areas through a broad range of policies across Government departments
The Office for National Statistics has published the first annual experimental subjective well-being results under its Measuring National Well-being programme, with exploratory articles, revised measures and interactive tools.