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What is the Observatory on Ideas and practices for a sustainable future?

Reformulating a new relationship with the planet and its resources, in the belief that an approach consistent with the principles of environmental and social justice, supported by technological innovation, can give rise to participatory, innovative and sustainable transition practices. The Observatory deals with the environmental, economic and productive aspects that affect citizens’ quality of life, starting with the social-ecological challenges arising from the interactions between people and the places they inhabit, researching long-term effects to identify instruments and policies for a sustainable proposal.

Scientific Committee

Patrizia Nanz, Universität di Potsdam

Nicolò Giangrande, Fondazione Di Vittorio,

Edoardo Zanchini, Vice President Legambiente

Matteo Colleoni, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

Gianfranco Bettin, politician and author


Network (main players)

URBINAT (Urban Innovative & Inclusive Nature), European project aimed at designing and implementing Nature-Based Solutions; Milan Center for Food Law and Policy; Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna; Green Office Politecnico di Torino; National Observatory for Sharing Mobility; RUS, University Network for Sustainable Development; ASVIS, Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development; ECDPM, The European Centre for Development Policy Management; Best4Food, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca.

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