SPI - Social Progress Imperative - SPI Index

Rósbjörg Jónsdóttir, founder and managing director of Cognitio is the local partner of SPI in Iceland.

The Social Progress Imperative defines social progress as: “the capacity of a society to meet the basic human needs of its citizens, establish the building blocks that allow citizens and communities to enhance and sustain the quality of their lives, and create the conditions for all individuals to reach their full potential.”

The Social Progress Index allows everyone, regardless of their role in society, to join in a common understanding of how well their community performs on the things that really matter to everyday people. How does your country compare? Lets take a look at their databank




SPI - Cognitio and GDS the Global Destination Sustainable Index are building up collaboration in the field of evaluation social progress and measurement within tourism and events industry

Strategic Partnership


Intellecon llc in ownership of dr. Gunnar Haraldsson is a strategic partner
when it comes to evaluate and measure projects in relation to social progress index.

Intellecon llc is an independent economic consultancy. It carries out economic research and consulting for public and private entities at international and national levels. The staff has a long, strong and varied experience in economic analysis and econometric s. 


Deloitte Iceland 

Deloitte Global is one of SPI leading partner and the office in Iceland has become
Cognitio one key partner when it come to introduction of the SPI in Iceland,
supporting the international global event, What Works in SPI.
As well to introduce Deloitte goal to use the SPI index
when evaluating investments from social progress point of view.

Deloitte Iceland is a member firm of the DTTL global network which spans across more than 150 countries and employs approx. 250 thousand specialists, who provide expert services in Audit, Risk Advisory, Business Process Solutions, Tax & Legal, Financial Advisory and Digital. Despite local differences all Deloitte member firms are led by a single purpose: to make an impact that matters. That is why Deloitte Iceland is a sponsor of WhatWorksInSPI, because by supporting social progress and innovation we make an impact that matters. Deloitte member firms around the world have also assisted public and private entities in using SPI as a tool to guide decisions around investments and to create a framework to measure their social impact. Deloitte Iceland is proud to be able to provide Icelandic public and private entities with those services.

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