Our qualified consultancy services for co-development

We offer organizations personalized services, meeting their research and qualified consultancy needs in an innovative way.


Impact evaluation

Social impact evaluation

Market analysis

Measuring organizations’ efficiency

Needs analysis

Drafting proposals

Strategic planning

Monitoring and evaluation

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We support companies and organizations that want to have a positive impact on society


• Research,  consultancy and training in social economy and social business
• Market analysis and business plan elaboration
• Social Impact Evaluation
• Capacity Building and training for non-profit organizations
• Design of CSR strategies, social accounting and sustainability reporting

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Encouraging sustainable human development by valuing local resources


• Support local authorities in strategic planning and policy designfor sustainable human development
• Territorial, sectoral and industrial diagnostic and need analysis
• Measurement of multidimensional wellbeing and sustainable development
• Creation of ethical and environmental labels


Inclusive society as a starting point for true and shared development 


• Quantitative and qualitative research on vulnerability, resilience and inclusive processes
• Support in policy elaboration for groups at risk o marginalization
• Simulation of the impact of policies, programmes and social protection policies
• Implementation of Emancipatory Research processes

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At urban level, we support local decision makers for the definition and implementation of innovation, regeneration and cohesion policies

• Innovating processes: rethinking production processes in a circular way focusing on the product’s life cycle.
• Regenerate the city: abandoned or underused spaces and buildings must be destined to new productive, recreational and social functions.
• Increase cohesion: promoting participatory processes and active citizenship within the cities contributes to improving the quality of life and collaboration at all levels.

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Evaluate results to help organizations enhance their programmes and projects

• Mid-term evaluation, final and ex-post evaluations of projects and programmes
• Impact evaluation
• Design of monitoring systems for project management
• Application of mixed quali-quantitative methodologies and participatory approach to evaluation
• Micro-simulation modeling for social policies, programmes and social protection schemes
• Fostering an approach to evaluation that includes training and capacity building for organizations

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Decoding choices to drive social change

• Behavioural and social analysis:
• Design of interventions for social change
• Educational interventions
• Targeted interventions
• Design of digital tools
• Evaluation


Our mission is to provide scientific and operational support to public institutions, non-profit organizations, and other enterprises that want to have a positive impact on society. Our activities are designed to foster sustainable development.


Simply put, we offer a wide variety of services. Organizations can rely on us for action research, designing and planning interventions, evaluating results, communication, and project implementation. This allows our clients to reduce the costs of coordinating for more than one service provider.