care leavers children alternative care sistemi di tutela carINg
Monday April 15th, 2024 ARCO

CarINg, the wellbeing of care leavers in protection systems

CarINg - Empowering child care systems and supporting leaving care from within - is an action-research project whose protagonists are boys and girls living outside their family of origin. The project aims to support boys and girls leaving the care system - care leavers - in building a life project and gaining autonomy. The activities [...]

CSRD corporate sustainability reporting directive rendicontazione non finanziaria annual report UE economia sociale gestione sostenibilità
Thursday March 21st, 2024 ARCO

Corporate Sustainability Reporting: the European CSRD Directive

Sustainability has gained increasing importance in institutions, companies and organisations reporting. Along with tradition financial consistency, new trends in reporting broaden the corporate perspective to include environmental, social and governance elements. The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), introduced by the European Union in 2023, responds to these trends: promoting transparency and comparability of non-financial information. [...]

lista delle 100 fondazioni filantropiche più grandi al mondo per capitale list of 100 largest philanthropic foundations by assest for 2020 economia sociale social economy
Tuesday March 12th, 2024 ARCO

World’s 100 largest philanthropic foundations list

This list is the result of a research, carried out by ARCO's Social Economy Unit about the top 100 largest philanthropic foundations in the world by total assets; it is based on up to date financial data concerning the period 2016-2018. The sources mostly used, are the financial statements published by the foundations and the [...]

certificazione di genere auditor donne empowerment accompagnamento UNI/PdR 125:2022. women gender audits
Wednesday February 21st, 2024 ARCO

What is gender audit and why is it important?

A gender audit informs companies on how to reduce the gender gap. Gender auditing in generale promotes women’s participation in the labour market and opportunities for economic growth. Fostering gender audits help in strengthening women’s empowerment as a collective process, acting on the whole system of relations in which women are embedded: family, community, business, [...]

Wednesday February 14th, 2024 ARCO

MERGE, a Horizon project to measure what matters

The overall objective of MERGE is to bring together researchers, policymakers, statistical authorities, and civil society actors to improve the usefulness and accessibility of policy frameworks and indicators on multidimensional well-being and strengthen the transition towards economic policies that support sustainable development. MERGE is about building a better economy for everyone. MERGE addresses the opportunities [...]

VLR existing guidelines linee guida per voluntary local revieww
Friday January 12th, 2024 ARCO

A comparative review of existing Voluntary Local Reviews (VLR) guidelines

Voluntary Local Reviews can be considered a process to accelerate SDG localization, leading to the “construction of collective knowledge” through the lens of the SDGs. Even though a common, harmonized definition of Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) does not exist, VLRs are strategic documents allowing local and regional governments to share local priorities, challenges and aspirations […]

assegno di ricerca riuso circoalre delle acque economia DISIA posizione aperta CV candidature
Thursday January 11th, 2024 ARCO

Bando per assegno di ricerca su riuso circolare delle acque: aperta la selezione!

Assegno di ricerca su riuso circolare delle acque all’Università di Firenze: aperta la selezione! Scadenza il 17 gennaio 2024 ore 14.  Con le risorse del Fondo per lo Sviluppo e la Coesione – Fondo Sociale Europeo, l’Università di Firenze, nell’ambito del progetto della Regione Toscana “Giovanisì”, ha attivato 30 nuovi assegni di ricerca sul tema […]

health coverage community financing finanziamento sanitario su base comunitaria copertura sanitaria
Monday December 11th, 2023 ARCO

The importance of awareness campaigns to enlarge health coverage in low- and middle-income countries

In Low- and Middle-Income Countries, direct payments often dominate health care financing and represent a serious obstacle to the achievement of Universal Health Coverage. Out-of-pocket expenditures tend to exacerbate the severity of poverty mainly among the populations who lack adequate financial protection. The article “Estimating causal effects of community health financing via principal stratification” written [...]