On Saturday, December 2 2017, will be held in Milan the third edition of the Day of Social Generativity. It will be inspired by the poet Pessoa, “They all have, like me, the future […]
We4Share is a non profit Social Promotion Association based in Apulia, Monopoli (BA), created by three boys because of their love for the local area, trying to provide a contribution for the community at […]
Sharitaly, the leading event in Italy on the Collaborative Economy, will take place on 5-6 December in Milan.
The event, since 2013, aims to promote debate and exchange of practices by fostering the contamination of […]
The study maps the different value chains for visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, artistic crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV and broadcasting as well as multimedia.
The study also examines how the competitive position […]
It is running these days the first edition of the “school” of how to re-use and manage unused buildings and areas.
The School takes place in Calabria and it is itinerary: the places and the […]
It was launched in Bari the Spazio 13 laboratory awarded by the European Commission as a “Good practice of urban regeneration”, among over 270 applications.
The “Spazio 13” project is an urban laboratory run by […]
Eurocities is showing us the example of Antwerp (Belgium), a city which is working to enhance the principle of participatory democracy through participatory budget: “the city gives people real power and lets them make […]
Article by Kollaborativ Ekonomi Göteborg published on Shareable.net website
Last visit 10/10/2017
On Saturday the 9th of September, Inova Consultancy* will be hosting ‘Community Sharing in Sheffield’, an event celebrating sharing and community engagement that makes Sheffield so unique and welcoming. The day will be filled […]
Article by Fernanda Marin published on Ouishare.net website
Last visit 05/06/2017
Play the City uses gaming to engage multiple stakeholders in resolving complex urban challenges.
Changing the way we engage stakeholders, Play the City designs physical games as a method for collaborative decision making and conflict […]
By Cat Johnson, April 12, 2017
It’s evident that there’s a growing desire among people, especially here in the U.S., to get involved in civic affairs. While online organizing can be an effective means of bringing about change, […]
By New Economy and Social Innovation , April 12, 2017
Commons are often associated with natural resources like the oceans and forests — areas that belong to everyone. But commons are not just resources. They […]
Article by Helen Goulden published on Nesta website
Last visit 26/02/2017
The italian economist Mariana Mazzucato is one of the most innovative thinkers nowadays. In her book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths (2013 by Anthem), she shows a very incisive point of view about the […]
Sharing economy activity across Europe is expanding
The rise of the sharing economy is changing the face of European business – creating opportunities for new entrants, challenges for incumbent players, and searching questions for all […]
The sharing economy has grown exponentially in recent years and is forecast to reach USD 335 billion by 2025, according to projections by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Much of this growth is in the tourism sector, as the fast paced growth […]
Imagine a city where everyone’s needs are met because people make the personal choice to share. Where everyone can create meaningful livelihoods. Where fresh, local food is available to all. Where affordable housing and […]
This Friday, 23rd December, in Lisbon, it is happening the initiative Heat the Street – streetwear your jacket.
The city of Lisbon will become, next Friday, a “giant size” cloakroom of coats. The Heat the […]
This restaurant is a good example of Social Entrepreneurship – the restaurant team is mainly constituted by refugees and migrants.
A stroll in the Ljubljana city centre on the picturesque and international Trubarjeva street takes […]
Article by Cat Johnson published on Shareable.net website
Last visit 14/11/2016
Creativity is a must for companies and candidates that have emerged in recent years. This skill empowers the personal brand and is one of the most valued and sought after in the job market. […]
A new order is presenting itself. It may still be an undercurrent, but maybe that is the best way to grow. We see more and more people who have clearly chosen how they want […]
Globalization and urbanization go hand in hand. The 40 largest mega-regions produce 90 percent of global innovation and two-thirds of global economic output. Still, we lack solid data on global cities. The report, “Redefining […]
Netherlands-based Seats2Meet (S2M) blends shared workspaces and social networking, tapping an immense desire among freelancers to expand opportunities and social connections. Since its launch with just 10 people in 2005, S2M has grown steadily, […]
In Berlin, the Agora Collective provides artists and other creative workers with a shared space and collaborative formats for developing their work. Agora, which was founded as a coworking space in 2011, provides studios […]
How Freelancers Are Reinventing Work Through New Collective Enterprises
By Christopher D. Cook
(…) An emerging collectivist movement
Like an extended smashing of atoms, the 9-to-5 job market has shattered and splintered over the past 25 years […]
C.I.T.I.E.S helps social and solidarity economy initiatives to spread around the world by promoting the sharing of knowledge and the adaptation of good practices at an international level.
An international and collaborative project
Expertise from Quebec, […]
The Sharing Cities workshop for Open Society in Wellington demonstrated the abundance of resources that exist in every community – the stuff, space and skills that can be creatively assembled in new ways to address a […]
As an alternative to the current consumerist society, the Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
A Financial Review article about how utilising urban design can lead to fundamental changes in the economy (2016).
This vital need to bring to people together as city populations change in their make-up, as well […]
A Guardian article about how the sharing economy can transform business and cities, boosting urban resilience and sustainability (2014).
From Chicago to Seoul, the sharing economy can transform business and cities, boosting urban resilience and […]