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

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  • Big Data, Public Participation, Sustainable Innovation and the Pullip Doll

    Big Data, Public Participation, Sustainable Innovation and the Pullip Doll
    16.11.2015 | Petteri Repo | Views: 2077

    Big data involves enormous, highly complex and unstructured data sets. It tracks activities and collects logs, often in real time. So when you change from one television channel to another, your activity may be saved on a server and potentially be combined with equally minute activities from...

  • World Wide Views - A worldwide voice of the public

    World Wide Views - A worldwide voice of the public
    02.11.2015 | Lea Amby Ottosen | Views: 1429

    World Wide Views - A worldwide voice of the public   Imagine if every human on the planet had the possibility to use his or her voice in the climate debate and the struggle to achieve a better environment on earth? - This is in fact already a reality. A huge step for...

  • Public participation in defining research priorities to global problems

    Public participation in defining research priorities to global problems
    11.09.2015 | Kaisa Matschoss | Views: 1374

    Sustainability is a topic that concerns a wide array of research areas. Global change is correspondingly a subject that covers a plethora of research fields and is interlinked also to sustainability. It has been understood that global change research needs to feed into greater societal impact by...

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    Education for Sustainable Development
    04.09.2015 | Nedka Gateva | Views: 1328

    “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela   “Education is an indispensable element for achieving sustainable development.” [1] People around the world recognize that current economic development trends are...

  • Shopping for the Environment – and the Table

    Shopping for the Environment – and the Table
    01.09.2015 | Lindsey Martin | Views: 1192

    The term food miles has been around for over 15 years now. Initially the very simplicity of the concept attracted support and attention. The methodology basically calculated the cost to the environment in moving the produce from field to consumer. Ultimately however, it was this simplicity that...

  • Sustainability Blues

    Sustainability Blues
    01.09.2015 | Monique Ramioul | Views: 1457

    Are citizens sick-and-tired of sustainability? Apparently, there seems to be a growing gap between the increasing necessity for a more sustainable lifestyle, where citizens have to reduce their ecological footprint, eat less meat, reduce their car driving and change their overall consumption...

  • Sustainability - Our Part to Play

    Sustainability - Our Part to Play
    20.08.2015 | Lindsey Martin | Views: 2200

    Europe and national governments are keen for us as nations to progress towards (or beyond) the targets set in the Europe 2020 strategy. Whilst it is accepted that our individual or household behaviours have a substantial impact on the environment it can be difficult for us to relate personal...

  • Lego® Serious Play®: a tool to improve the involvement of social stakeholders. How to turn the abstract concepts (eg. sustainability or innovation) in a tangible artifact that you can transform, modify, shape and share.

    Lego® Serious Play®: a tool to improve the involvement of social stakeholders. How to turn the abstract concepts (eg. sustainability or innovation) in a tangible artifact that you can transform, modify, shape and share.
    20.08.2015 | Giorgio Beltrami | Views: 1711

    Some months ago, I made a civic hackathon with Lego® Serious Play® method (LSP) for a municipality near Milan. The focus was “ new projects for a new social innovation” . Results: people communicated better, the goals have been reached more quickly and the ideas have been more concrete and...

  • Digitized social chart record

    Digitized social chart record
    19.08.2015 | Giulia Pessina | Views: 1195

    The “smart welfare” project is granted by Lombardy Region with the aim to elaborate a social chart that can be used by the social workers of all the Municipality of Monza e Brianza Province (55 municipality). The social patient chart contains all the information needed to plan and...

  • Opening minds and hearts with Foresight

    Opening minds and hearts with Foresight
    26.07.2015 | Guillermo Velasco | Views: 1402

    At a time when the benefits of ‘openness’ permeate the policy discourse worldwide (the term ‘ open’ is actually articulating Governments’ discourses from Canada - Open data , Open information and Open dialogue - to Europe - Open Innovation , Open Science and Open to the world- ), it may...

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