Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Launching the New Paradigm in Papua New Guinea

Well, for a week or so, you won't see me comment about the U.S. economy and the fact that the Washington Post, just this morning, finally decided to run a front page story on pension illiquidity. Ironically, they were behind all the European media in getting that information out into the public.

No, today's a day to celebrate. Together with 4 brilliant interns, we're formally launching a program that puts the "Impact on Global Human Welfare" or IGHW - a performance reporting metric developed by M•CAM - at the core of a new value exchange system. In the province of East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, we will be activating the world's first Heritable Innovation Trust ( To follow this exciting and developing story, make sure you're tracking our activities at

And, if something comes up while I'm in PNG or onward in Vietnam, you'll hear about it one way or another.



  1. Congratulations, David. I'm very excited to see (and hear about) what's next. Best of luck.

  2. Hope things are well with you and your team in PNG.

    You were once again "dead-on" with your analysis. I just read Wednesday's Washington Post article by David Hilzenrath regarding the "PBGC's Deficit Triples to $33.5 Billion" (
    It is surely reassuring (NOT!) that the former director of the PBGC left the Senate hearing asserting his 5th Amendment rights.

    I cannot wait to read your next issue....


Thank you for your comment. I look forward to considering this in the expanding dialogue. Dave