We are a sustainability innovation lab, we experiment with users, script scenarios, trigger social conversation, we co-design solutions: mix of products, services and policies towards new and more sustainable ways of living…
Download the article / “Social innovation in cities, URBACT II capitalisation” Authors / Jégou, F., Bonneau, M. City administrations are facing a whole range of challenges on the social, environmental and economic fronts. New competences are being transferred from the national or regional levels while the budgets available to tackle them... [read more]
Download the handbook : Creating space for sustainable food systems in urban communities – Practical approaches and examples for cities, and watch the elected officials of the partners cities commit to place sustainable food high on the political agenda in 2015 and beyond.
The Product-service systems project is part of the TURAS program (supported by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU). The PSS project is led by Brussels Environment, Ecores, Group One, Strategic Design Scenarios and Egerie Research. The aim was to explore new hybrid-combinations between products and services systems in order... [read more]
URBACT II (2007-2013) is a European exchange programme promoting sustainable and integrated urban development in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. It enables European cities to work... [read more]
To enable local authorities to build upon the national working group reflections on “Rio+20 and after : The future of Agenda 21″ and lead a prospective exercise of their own Local Agenda 21, a... [read more]
The URBACT Thematic Network “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities” is a project involving 10 European cities that wish to grow, deliver and enjoy more sustainable food: they are looking for joint,... [read more]
Started 3 years ago the TESR (Transformation écologique et sociale de la région) stands for Ecological and Social Transformation of the Nord Pas-de-Calais Region in the north of France. We can... [read more]
The Product-service systems project is part of the TURAS program (supported by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU). The PSS project is led by Brussels Environment, Ecores, Group One,... [read more]
Agendas 21 of tomorrow for ‘Conseil General 33’ Toolbox to co-create and build with the ‘Girondin’ stakeholders a desirable vision for the territory. This was for SDS the second occasion... [read more]
Immersion residence at Rhône-Alpes Regional Council to investigate public procurement processes and co-design a series of experimentations to fluidify green procurement and support the regional sustainable transition.
Photo-stories developed with 6 families for the City-Eco-Lab exhibition in the 2008 Design Biennale to picture visitors how daily life could be in a more sustainable Saint-Etienne and engage towards... [read more]
Collection of cases of social innovation promising in terms of transition towards sustainable living with UNEP and the Swedish Task Force on Sustainable Lifestyles in Brazil, China, India and Africa.... [read more]
Development of a Platform for Deliberative Processes on Nanotechnology in the European Consumer Market based on social computing tools. Projective scenarios simulating possible developments of nanotechnologies in food to stimulate... [read more]