BC Social Reports

The Concept

What is measured matters. And conversely, what is not measured rarely gets the attention or resources to correct it.measure baby

With this in mind, Board Voice is proposing that the Community Social Service sector and others work together to aggregate available data into a single point annual report to help draw attention to some of BC’s most challenging social issues. Read more…



Examples of Other Social Reportsmeasure barGraph

2010 New Zealand Social Report

2011 Progress board report

Canadian Index of Wellbeing Ontario report 2014

The Social Progress Index is an international effort to measure what matters in societies. There methodology is here: The Social Progress Index methodology

How to get involved?

The BC Social Reports Working Group is open to all interested parties. Please send a request to  christine.thomasbv ‘at’ gmail.com and we will add you to our distribution list.

There have been three meetings of the working group and another is anticipated in September 2015. We expect to create a mock-up of the website in the fall of 2015 and launch the first BC Social Reports in Q2 2016.