The ecological footprint is a term used to describe a “concept of measuring ecological footprints. It was originally intended to measure and track the economy of single national energy and resource through. And added value besides the point and not just with living, but more fundamentally with the ‘art of living well’. Within this paradigm, was suggested that the best development process would be the one that enables improvement in people’s quality of life, allowing people and communities to be coherent within themselves. The aspect of human-scale development is the idea that people have multiple and interdependent needs that interrelate and interact and in a systemic way. And there is no two-way coherence between those comfortable and those in needs. One well-being can contribute simultaneously to the contentment of various needs, or conversely, a requirement can require multiple well-beings.
Those well-beings can be of different types one talks usually about five different types:
- Well-beings those which, how the content a given need, promote and contribute to the simultaneous contentment of other requirements;
- Singular well-being: aiming at the comfort of targeted single needs, this kind of prosperity is neutral regarding the satisfaction of additional needs;
- They could operate under the assumptions and values of consciousness, collaboration, inner orientation.