Marie Michael Library
Dr. Ronald Coleman: Health, Environment and Sustainable Communities
Dr. Coleman presented his lecture at the People's School on Health, UCCB, Sydney, Nova Scotia, on April 29, 2000. The lecture was titled "Healthy people, healthy society: how do we measure progress?". Dr. Coleman is the director of GPI Atlantic, a non-profit research group which is constructing an index of sustainable development for Nova Scotia. This index, the Genuine Progress Index (GPI), consists of twenty social, economic and environmental components.