I've been following an interesting concept called "The Economics of Happiness" through The International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC). The poster above is from their award winning documentary which I hope to see soon. Here's a quote from their website:
ISEC a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide. Our emphasis is on education for action: moving beyond single issues to look at the more fundamental influences that shape our lives..
I haven't gotten very far into it except to recognize that it is captivating and something I'm eager to pursue. Here is a link to their website.