Gütersloh, Germany-based Bertelsmann Stiftung, one of Germany's largest foundations, just launched vitalizing-democracy.org, the theme site for their 2011 Reinhard Mohn Prize. From the welcome post: Welcome to our platform! On 23 June 2010, the Bertelsmann Stiftung launched this website in order to search for prize-worthy projects for the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2011. With the forthcoming prize in [...]
This post is part of a series of discussion starters on contextual aspects of e-participation. Contributed by our student intern, they are inspired by his master thesis research. In deciding if and what kind of e-participation processes to initiate, it is important to consider not only the capacity available on the side of the host [...]
Over the past few weeks, our student intern has been busy working on his final thesis. He'll be sharing a series of discussion starters on the "contextual aspects of e-participation" here on this blog starting this week. Please have a look and make sure to give him feedback in the comments. Thanks!
I'll be attending the Online Community Unconference 2010 in Mountain View, CA tomorrow. Been meaning to go for a while now and the date finally worked out this year. I believe there is a lot of potential in figuring out ways we can make online participation more community-oriented. There will be a ton of pretty bright folks [...]
Our local IAP2/NCDD group is doing another lunch webinar this Friday, June 4 at 12 noon: About the Stakeholder Score Webinar Environmental sustainability efforts not only reduce company risks, but are emerging as a source of competitive advantage. Sustainability is increasingly central to the operations and ongoing reporting of companies, and increasingly corporate executives are [...]