Global Happiness Organization launches campaign to raise US happiness


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Sun, 2012-08-19 12:04

NORTH CAROLINA - Global Happiness Organization plans to make their US
launch in Carrboro, NC on August 20th with a campaign designed to
demonstrate the importance of generosity.

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NORTH CAROLINA - Global Happiness Organization plans to make their US
launch in Carrboro, NC on August 20th with a campaign designed to
demonstrate the importance of generosity. GHO US President, James
Evans, and GHO volunteers will begin by handing out two $5 bills to
random people on the street. They will be instructed to spend one bill
on themselves, and the other on someone else.

The campaign was inspired by research out of Harvard Business School
by Michael Norton. In "Spending Money on Others Promotes Happiness"

Happiness wins if Russia wins the European Football Championship


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Thu, 2012-06-07 12:56

The European Football Championship kicks off on Friday. It is speculated who will win the title, how many tickets will be sold, what winner would be best financially for the EU and so on. But few have considered what winner would be best for the happiness in the world.

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The European Football Championship kicks off on Friday. It is speculated who will win the title, how many tickets will be sold, what winner would be best financially for the EU and so on. But few have considered what winner would be best for the happiness in the world. GHO has made an attempt:

First World Happiness Report Launched at the United Nations


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Wed, 2012-04-04 13:46

The first world happiness report has finally been published. It was commissioned for the April 2nd United Nations Conference on Happiness and published by the Earth Institute.

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The first world happiness report has finally been published. It was commissioned for the April 2nd United Nations Conference on Happiness (mandated by the UN General Assembly) and published by the Earth Institute.

GHO launches Expert Group on happiness


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Mon, 2012-02-20 23:17

Today GHO is launching a group of experts in various topics related to happiness. The group will help GHO in its evidence-based work to improve wellbeing in the world.

Today GHO is launching a group of experts in various topics related to happiness. The group will help GHO in its evidence-based work to improve wellbeing in the world. The group's members include people with great knowledge in economy and happiness, happiness and social conditions and happiness linked to food and nutrition. Media, politicians and the public are also able to obtain information from the expert group.

Click HERE to visit the Expert Group. More experts will join shortly.

Polish philosopher new member of GHO's Management team


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Mon, 2012-01-09 18:57

GHO has got a new member in its Management team: Katarzyna deLazari-Radek. Katarzyna is a Polish philosopher focusing on ethics. She works at the University of Lodz where she, among other things, does a lot of teaching.

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GHO has got a new member in its Management team: Katarzyna deLazari-Radek. Katarzyna is a Polish philosopher focusing on ethics. She works at the University of Lodz where she, among other things, does a lot of teaching.

She’s also a writer and has written some books together with Peter Singer, who is also part of GHO’s Management team. Katarzyna’s main role in GHO will be as a strategic and ethical adviser.

Peter Singer joins GHO


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Fri, 2011-12-30 20:09

Dear member,

This is GHO's first members' mail. In the members' mail, we will inform you about what has happened in the organization recently, what's been planned, and a lot of other things related to our work.

Peter Singer joins GHO
The world-famous philosopher Peter Singer has joined Global Happiness Organization. Singer, who is currently Professor of Practical Ethics at Princeton University in New Jersey, will be part of the management team as an advisor on strategic decisions.

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Peter Singer joins Global Happiness Organization


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Sat, 2011-11-26 16:30

Today, the world-famous philosopher Peter Singer joins Global Happiness Organization. Singer, who is currently professor of practical ethics at Princeton University in New Jersey, will be part of the management team as an advisor in strategic decisions.

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Today, the world-famous philosopher Peter Singer joins Global Happiness Organization. Singer, who is currently professor of practical ethics at Princeton University in New Jersey, will be part of the management team as an advisor in strategic decisions.

GHO on Facebook


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Tue, 2011-11-15 22:32

Today, GHO also launched on Facebook. Here, both members and non members have an opportunity to discuss issues related to happiness and the organization.

Today, GHO also launched on [Facebook][]. Here, both members and non members have an opportunity to discuss issues related to happiness and the organization. Exciting news and interesting initiatives will continually be published. Facebook members will also have the opportunity to influence politicians and other decision makers in our efforts to create a happier world.

More features will be added shortly. For example, it will be possible to become a GHO member directly on the Facebook page.

Charity International goes Global Happiness Organization


Submitted by Ludvig Lindström on Sun, 2011-11-13 22:30

Today, Charity International officially switches name to Global Happiness Organization (GHO). It's also a new beginning for the organization that over the past year has implemented a major reorganization in order to become more efficient and establish an international presence.

Today, Charity International officially switches name to Global Happiness Organization (GHO). It's also a new beginning for the organization that over the past year has implemented a major reorganization in order to become more efficient and establish an international presence.