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Pages created for inclusion in the first (2018) ECOLISE status report.
Pages created for inclusion in the first (2018) ECOLISE status report.
ECOLISE 2018 Status Report Publication on
ECOLISE 2018 Status Report Publication on

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Pages created for inclusion in the first (2018) ECOLISE status report.

ECOLISE 2018 Status Report Publication on “European community-led action on climate change and sustainability” a research state-of-the-art -

Vision Compile and highlight the existing scientific evidence of the nature, activity, outcomes and impacts/legacy of community-led initiatives and projects in Europe by March 2018

Mission Support technologically and facilitation wise the collaboration between Academics and Community-Based Initiatives (CBI) Networks on building a long-lasting platform that will compile, synthesise and assess the role of these CBIs.


Target audience: 1) ECOLISE members, Academics, Researchers, EU and National Government scientific advisors; 2) EU/EC members, Governmental bodies, Funders, National Institutions, Policy and Decision-makers, environmental organisations; 3) Civil society, practitioners.

Style: IPCC type of report focused on Community-Based initiatives towards sustainability and Climate Action. Academic style with research evidence.

Metadata assessment will aggregate the total statistics of outcomes, outputs, achievements and key highlights from local sustainability initiatives to give them greater visibility, political recognition and to attract funding & resources for further work.

Boundaries: (what is will be not)

Layout characteristics: A4, 40-100 pages, colour, English, size 11 or 12.

Diverse Topics to Discuss: Translation to different languages of the Executive Summary (even if decided later on). Also a poster version or Infographic short booklet or leaflet. Funding for printing XXX copies? Make it available online in a pdf version. This report will also feed a scientific review article and a book chapter (lead by Gill Seyfang)

Table of Contents:

1. Foreword/intro(s) (1 or 2 pages - 1 or 2 invited high level people, respectively) Who? Aim: Clearly communicate why report is important now and in the context of Europe.

2. Introduction & contextualisation  (1 or 2 pages) Aim: Build the storyline and inter-dependency between: ECOLISE; CLLD (Community Led Local Development); Sustainability; Resilience; Transformation; Transition, Sustainable Development Goals and COP 21, ...

3. European State-of-the-Art CCLD (10 to 15 pages) Overview of community-led action on climate change and sustainability in Europe (including map of initiatives, tables with key stats, facts..) Number of initiatives; themes and initiatives per theme; number of people engaged / involved; hours of work; money created/complementary funds/alternative currency or credits/voluntary equivalent; number of businesses created; jobs/positions created; number of spinoffs/follow on initiatives; new audiences captured; new spaces created; environmental indicators (reduce carbon emission or capture, etc…); public funds saved through CLLD.

4. By Country (2-4 pages??) Country round-up: short reports on activities by Member State (could be in Table form)

5. Success, Replication, Scaling-Up and Indicators (max 6 pages) Key areas of action (themes, illustrated with examples): energy, food production, mobility, construction, with data to support impacts where possible (see Ecovillage Measuring Impacts Working Group, TN/Oxford University evaluations, etc..) Mention here some of the highlights of EU and national projects. Why CLLD matters & future potential. Dissemination, replication, upscaling potential and concrete opportunities. Link back to Sustainable Development Goals, COP 21 and other principles listed in introduction. Explicitly demonstrate why this is important in the pathway for sustainability.

6. Future perspectives (max 6 pages) Policy and Action recommendations - taking some also from EU and national projects but also ECOLISE general policy recommendations and highlight of planned/expected future actions. Trends, major projects/initiatives in development or ongoing, Barriers & enablers & what can be done to progress / implement this agenda further.

7. References and Further Reading (max 2 pages)

8. Book editorial and team

9. Back Cover Aim: Communicate the key message of the report. Should be an infographic of this report.

Next steps: This document can be supported Specific Design process for this document (establishes methodologies) Finding and adding the “literature” to Zotero Add and Complement the Notes on Zotero “Literature” to be used to produce the content on the Wiki Wiki will start compiling information (benefiting from IVA’s policy document)

Pages in category "Status Report"

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