Martin Collier: We are what we measure and GDP does not measure what we value Story Transcript ZAA NKWETA, PRESENTER: Forty years ago, Senator Robert Kennedy gave a speech in which he questioned using the GNP as an indicator of economic prosperity in America. (AUDIO CLIP BEGINS) ROBERT KENNEDY: Our gross domestic product now is […]
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Martin Collier is founding Executive Director and a Managing Board Member of the Glaser Progress Foundation, created by Rob Glaser, CEO and Chairman of RealNetworks. At the Foundation, Collier oversees initiatives to: create new and better measures of national progress; support independent and progressive media; and strengthen the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He is the Treasurer for Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media, a Board Member of ProgressNow and FUSE and an Advisory Board Member of Free Press. He is a past Board Member of the National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture. Before joining the Foundation, Collier was an analyst for the Washington State Senate and an attorney focused on environmental and consumer interest class action litigation.