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Tuesday June 30th, 2020 ARCO LAB

Circular Innovation: cities, supply chains, environment and quality

Circular transition at urban level Cities are the main drivers of economic development and the production districts introduce a bio-uniqueness principle among the urban and industrial dimension at a territorial level. The circular economy offers great opportunities for innovation and sustainability of cities and their production systems. Allowing companies to identify and exploit these opportunities [...]

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Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 ARCO LAB

Appel pour un/e expert/e en micro-finance pour le projet SB-Agroin au Sénégal

L'appel à candidature est désormais terminé. Les candidats selectionnés seront contactés par email avant 22 juin pour prendre rendez-vous en vue d'un entretien. Pour le projet triennal « Social business et développement innovant de la filière agro-industrielle de la Région de Thiès (SB-AGROIN) » financé par l’Agence Italienne  pour la Coopération au Développent (AICS), a [...]

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Monday June 1st, 2020 ARCO LAB

Why sustainability reporting is important for private and public organizations?

Nowadays companies are more and more under the spotlight as for the impact they generate affecting communities and their territories. We are assisting to a growing demand for greater transparency regarding non-financial reporting coming from civil society, regulatory bodies, socially responsible investors, international organizations and also from national and international legislations (such as the groundbreaking [...]

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Thursday May 14th, 2020 ARCO LAB

The dynamics of poverty in the world, Mario Biggeri at Incontri con la Città

In recent years, the world economic system has welcomed rich people but has pushed away poors. The pecular times we are living, offer the opportunity to challenge this system and transform the unsustainable development model. These considerations were the starting point of the meeting "Increasingly rich, increasingly poor: the analysis of the dynamics of poverty [...]

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Monday April 27th, 2020 ARCO LAB

Virtual Focus Group Discussion: participatory methods at times of Coronavirus

The restrictive measures imposed by the COVID-19 emergency, which exploded while the Monitoring & Evaluation and Impact Assessment Unit was engaged in data collection for some projects in Italy and abroad, made it necessary to re-consider evaluation strategies to respond to changing needs of field. Determined not to give up the participatory approach - which [...]

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Thursday March 26th, 2020 ARCO LAB

5 key benefits of external evaluation for cooperation and development projects

ARCO Research Center is personally committed in spreading the culture of evaluation. The reason is simple: evaluation is the only way to understand which interventions really work and why! I have learned that success depends on knowing what works  Bill Gates Thanks to the evaluation, organizations can focus their efforts - and resources - on [...]

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Thursday March 5th, 2020 ARCO LAB

Regeneration of urban spaces and buildings, a new European publication!

Cities play an essential role in the transition to the Circular Economy. Indeed, it is increasingly necessary to develop innovative policies for the reduction of energy consumption, emissions and waste and for their management. The Handbook on the Sustainable & Circular Re-Use of Spaces and Buildings, written by the members of the Partnership of the [...]

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Thursday February 27th, 2020 ARCO LAB

Impact evaluation of the projects promoted by the Fund to contrast educational poverty of minors

In 2018, ARCO's Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Evaluation has been chosen as external evaluator in 5 projects promoted by the Fund to contrast educational poverty of minors, managed by the social business Con i Bambini. Involved in 6 regional and national projects,  Reserachers have developed and implemented, for esach, specific impact evaluation plans. An experience [...]

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