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Mayor Mufi Hannemann said he is very pleased that
“We who know and love
The rankings are based on a point-scoring index, and cities are ranked against
The report is based on detailed assessments and evaluations of 10 key categories and 39 criteria or factors, according to Mercer, which describes itself as “the global leader for trusted HR and related financial advice, products and services.” The company has more than 18,000 employees serving clients in over 180 cities and 40 countries and territories worldwide.
The report categories include the political and social environment; economic environment; socio-cultural environment; medical and health considerations; schools and education; natural environment; public services and transport; recreation; consumer goods; and housing.
More information about the report is available at: http://www.mercer.com/summary.htm?idContent=1173105 and http://www.mercer.com/qualityofliving#Key_features_and_benefits
Media contact: Bill Brennan, Mayor’s Office, 768-6928