Italian Sustainable Development Foundation comment to Pope Francis’ Encyclical on “Care for our Common Home”

Few weeks ago, Pope Francis published an encyclical, a historic document through which Saint Peter’s successors communicate something important to his religious community. With this last encyclical “Laudato Si’”, Pope Francis explicitly refers his words to the whole mankind. Maybe because he is realizing that we are slowly but seriously destroying our planet Hearth. Actually […]

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The Italian collaborative cities at the European Parliament for the event “Radical Democracy – a Media Showcase”

If it is true that a revolutionary co-cities’ movement is growing up day by day in Italy, it is even more than true that at European level the discussion is going ahead at the same serious level. And, who is familiar with the EU institution’s offices, is admiring to and staring at what is happening […]

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Crowdfunding campaign for SfruttaZero!

Environment, land use and agriculture are particularly relevant issues to discuss in these months. This is due to Expo Milan 2015 and all the discussions carried on about our environment and the way in which all of us are (not) taking care of it. But, with this short article, we want to support and share […]

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Innovation and Territory, the CSR exhibition at LUISS

On May the 6th, LUISS will host the second edition of the CSR and Social Innovation Exhibition in Rome, named “Passion and Inspiration: get ready for the future”. It is the most important event in Italy dedicated to the development of the Corporate Social Responsibility, towards more and more innovative and sustainable scenarios. This edition […]

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Battipaglia is designing the first collaborative urban strategic plan

Before going to the first civic Collaboration Fest in Bologna, we will travel down south to Campania. In Battipaglia – a fifty-thousands inhabitants town in the province of Salerno – on the 7th of May at 10.30 a.m. and at 2.30 p.m at the De Amicis school, two co-working sessions on “Regenerate Battipaglia” and “Green Battipaglia” […]

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Be ready for the first civic Collaboration Fest in Bologna!

It is more than a year since the municipality of Bologna adopted the Regulation for the care and regeneration of Urban Commons, that was also translated into English few months later (you can read it here). Since that moment, the idea behind the project itself has rapidly spread not only in Italy, where tens of […]

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A new pact for Europe: public debate in Leeuwarden about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”

The European Cultural Foundation has organised a very important event. It is the public debate about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”, that means “Community” in the Frisian language. Actually the event will take place in the Netherlands, to be more precise it will be hosted at the Blokhuispoort of the city of Leeuwarden – that will be European […]

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Cooking lesson and talks: the last event of LabGov’s third edition

Tomorrow will be a great day for LabGov! It will be the closing day of the third edition of the laboratory, which focused on Environment, Agriculture and Food, in order to imagine and design a governance strategy suitable for a configuration of the territory as a commons. We are feeling a mix of controversial emotions. […]

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