Fashion consumers can make better buying decisions if they can find out whether an item is ethically produced or not. Likewise, transparency along the fashion supply chain allows investors to know better where their money is going. Ultimately, clear investor information can help manufacturing workers in the global garment industry to know who they are working for and[...]
ISIRC is the world’s leading interdisciplinary social innovation research conference. The conference brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss social innovation in a variety of perspectives. ISIRC 2018 is hosted by the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Center for Social Investment and Innovation in cooperation with the Westphalian University Gelsenkirchen, Institute for Work and Technology. The conference will take place at[...]
The next edition of the NGI Forum will be held in 2018 on 13th September 2018 in Porto, Portugal. In line with the first edition, which was held in September 2017, the main goal for this event is to ensure the involvement of the best Internet researchers and innovators to address technological opportunities arising from cross-links and advances in various[...]
Crowdsourcing is a varied and growing phenomenon that makes use of digital technology and the open participation of volunteers. It leverages the so-called “wisdom of the crowd” and empowers people to address social challenges in areas as diverse as education, health care, policy making, privacy, the environment, infrastructure, and more. The impact and reach of such crowd-based endeavours depend mainly[...]
EmpoderaLIVE is a reference event on the social use of technologies to generate social innovation and citizen empowerment, it will take place at the beautiful Teatro Echegaray in Málaga, Spain, on September 27th and 28th. This year the theme in EmpoderaLIVE is the use of technology to involve citizens in the achievement of the Sustainable Developments Goals (#Empodera4SDGs) showcasing new[...]
Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPSSI) is manage by the Coordination and Support Action CHiC project which is funded under Grant Agreement No. 687686 by the European Commission.