How do we make human and environmental health the measurable proxy for the common good in the emerging, data driven smart city? Can an environmental health clinic be profitable and use markets to scale, and to measurably and significantly improve human and environmental health in Toronto by facilitating distributed local civic innovation, micro-entrepreneurship and convivial participatory research?
This xLECTURE will survey through a series of public experiments the state-of-the-art in socio-ecological systems designed for improving human and environmental health, and argue why these methodologies raise standards of evidence and exploit the opportunities that new technologies provide for social and environmental change.
Pre-competitive purposes / innovation / research / collaboration refers to early stage, multi-sector, “market development” efforts that aim to open up space and capacity for cooperation & competition by developing knowledge, expectations, standards.
SSBMG celebrated its third anniversary by reflecting on achievements to date, including 330 members in LinkedIn, launching of Flourishing Business Canvas (FBC), Future Fit Business Benchmark, and the Social Impact Analysts Association (SIAA) conference.