Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for the Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation

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  • Learning from the past

    16.06.2017 | Rick Hölsgens | Views: 29

    In recent years, the study of the transition towards a more sustainable economy has taken up momentum. Transitions are/have to be set in motion by innovations. An international sustainability transitions community has emerged in a relatively short amount of time. The academic, but also...

  • BPM for Sustainable Innovation

    BPM for Sustainable Innovation
    15.06.2017 | Boris Borchev | Views: 151

    In the CASI project we define sustainable innovation as “ any incremental or radical change in the social, service, product, governance, organisational, system and marketing landscape that leads to positive environmental, economic and social transformations without compromising the needs,...

  • The unbearable lightness of being right

    The unbearable lightness of being right
    31.05.2017 | Kaisa Matschoss | Views: 61

    An expert is a person who know more and more about less and less, until she/he knows everything about nothing. Yes, been there and done that. That’s why projects such as CASI are dramatically important. They make us know more and more about more and more, while at the same time ensuring...

  • Did you know that you can produce energy by dancing or walking?

    Did you know that you can produce energy by dancing or walking?
    26.05.2017 | Alba Avarello | Views: 291

    A walk in a shopping centre or a dancing night out are all leisure activities that every one of us can do to relax and enjoy some time during the weekend. But, have you ever thought that just by doing this, you could produce energy? Energy Floors, a dynamic driven company based in...

  • Energy management systems: bridge between individual commitment and responsibility of companies?

    24.05.2017 | Lisa Beiderwieden | Views: 168

    To achieve the climate target, sustainable innovations have to take place not only with individuals but in companies too. Advanced sustainable technology is not enough, information and organisational structures must also become more efficient. These structures can be continuously improved using...

  • How does technology affect social integration of refugees

    How does technology affect social integration of refugees
    12.04.2017 | Martin Doitchev | Views: 234

    Although not a new topic, migration has been put on the forefront of political and societal challenges quite recently. The “discontent” in the Middle East and increasing poverty in Africa have caused hundreds of thousands of people to seek refuge in Europe. Integration policy has seen multiple...

  • Societal engagement with sustainable innovation

    Societal engagement with sustainable innovation
    07.04.2017 | Fernanda Pinto Amorim | Views: 158

    In the current context of growing complexity of territorial problems and high density of actors with contradictory interests, participation is a promising approach for building a more innovative and sustainable society. The advantages of public participation are widely recognized and defended...

  • Why is it important to promote employabilty within a sustainable development model of firms?

    Why is it important to promote  employabilty within a sustainable development  model of firms?
    05.04.2017 | Lisa Frigerio | Views: 282

    The Employability has become a key issue in our society where numerous factors, including the gap between the world of education and the workplace, the decline of the traditional career and the advent of boundaryless career, have replaced the emphasis on the responsibility of the individual to...

  • Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system

    Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system
    31.03.2017 | Fernanda Pinto Amorim | Views: 170

    Sustainable mobility has been gaining increasing prominence in Europe and Portugal, both by the impact of public investments in large cities (even in those characterized by a trend of little bicycle use) and by the recognition in public policies of their importance as a means of transport. ...

  • Can sandy beaches be the answer to a better energy storage?

    Can sandy beaches be the answer to a better energy storage?
    23.03.2017 | Alba Avarello | Views: 417

    Coming from a Sicilian family, I know very well the heat of Sicilian sandy beaches. A memory of my childhood is the burning feet when walking on the sand: for going from your sunbed to the shore for a bit of freshness, you had to run very quickly. At the time, I never thought that the sand...

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