Assessing the Sustainable Competitiveness of Nations World Economic Forum WEF _de0af670-955b-11e0-9cc9-b0287a64ea2a KLAUS SCHWAB Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum BEÑAT BILBAO-OSORIO Co-Author JENNIFER BLANKE Co-Author ROBERTO CROTTI Co-Author MARGARETA DRZENIEK HANOUZ Co-Author BRINDUSA FIDANZA Co-Author THIERRY GEIGER Co-Author CAROLINE KO Co-Author CECILIA SERIN Co-Author Advisory Board on Sustainability and Competitiveness The Advisory Board on Sustainability and Competitiveness advises the World Economic Forum on integrating the concept of sustainability more fully into The Global Competitiveness Report. Members are drawn from the network of Global Agenda Councils (GACs), the World Economic Forum's knowledge backbone. They represent voices from key business sectors, government, and civil society. James Cameron Chairman, Climate Change Capital, United Kingdom Dan Esty Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, USA Edwin J. Feulner Jr. President, The Heritage Foundation, USA Clément Gignac Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife of Quebec, Canada Jeni Klugman Director for Gender, The World Bank, USA Marc A. Levy Deputy Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University, USA John W. McArthur Senior Fellow, UN Foundation & Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution Kevin X. Murphy President and Chief Executive Officer, J.E. Austin Associates Inc., USA Mari Elka Pangestu Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia Xavier Sala-i-Martín Professor, Economics Department, Columbia University, USA Mark Spelman Global Head, Strategy, Accenture, United Kingdom Simon Zadek Senior Visiting Fellow, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Republic of Korea _e53406e2-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef To present our evolving analysis of how country competitiveness can be assessed once issues of social and environmental sustainability are taken into account _e5340d68-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef Environmental Sustainability _e5340e44-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 1 Policy Environmental policy _e5340ec6-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 1.1 Summary Indicators: - Environmental regulations (stringency and enforcement) - Number of ratified international environmental treaties - Terrestrial biome protection b7063ffe-160f-4dac-9796-d5c80771efd9 Renewable Resources Use of renewable resources _e5340f3e-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 1.2 Summary Indicators: - Agricultural water intensity - Forest depletion (change in forest cover and forest loss) - Fish stocks' overexploitation 24282042-0e2b-47f5-a315-61590ab26819 Degradation Degradation of the environment _e5340fb6-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 1.3 Summary Indicators: - Level of particulate matter concentration - CO2 intensity - Quality of the natural environment 17fdec96-d5cf-495f-9cf5-58c78d68d06f Social Sustainability _e5341056-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 2 Necessities Access to basic necessities _e53410f6-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 2.1 Summary Indicators: cc48eeae-0021-4bd0-a5d2-d06df2d513ab Vulnerability Vulnerability to shocks _e53411d2-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 2.2 Summary Indicators: - Vulnerable employment - Extent of informal economy - Social safety net protection 004da60e-817a-4318-afea-e435decfd9d7 Cohesion Social cohesion _e5341254-7ab7-11e2-b226-cb0678044bef 2.3 Summary Indicators: - Income Gini index - Social mobility - Youth unemployment 656c4125-c34b-4e8a-a1a1-8fd98194a33a 2013-02-19 http://reports.weforum.org/global-competitiveness-report-2012-2013/ Owen Ambur Owen.Ambur@verizon.net Submit error.