hackAIR: citizen science and open hardware

hackAIR: citizen science and open hardware

In the coming three years, ON:SUBJECT will support the EU-funded project “hackAIR: Collective awareness platform for outdoor air pollution”. The overall objective of hackAIR is to develop and pilot test an open platform that will enable communities of citizens to easily set up air quality monitoring networks and engage their members in measuring and publishing outdoor air pollution levels, leveraging the power of online social networks, mobile and open hardware technologies, and […]

Project: Changemakers Forward

Project: Changemakers Forward

2014-2015 | Changemakers Forward

Changemakers Forward is an online community for, by and about being changemakers, supporting each other to thrive and sustain our mission to make the world a better place.

Like many others, we’ve always loved making a difference. Too often this meant traveling a path that doesn’t exist yet. It’s hard to know where to start or how to have what it takes to follow through.

Together we can change this: Through […]

Report: Technology Innovations for Sustainability Standards

Report: Technology Innovations for Sustainability Standards

2015 | ISEAL Alliance

Today’s sustainability standards systems are challenged to keep up with a rapidly evolving technological landscape. While the corporate world has learned to integrate data flows across global supply chains, most standards systems are lagging behind. This report explores the relevance of current trends in technology to sustainability standards – from mobile data collection and the internet of things, to open data and blockchains – and proposes […]

Project: ASI Client Satisfaction Study

Project: ASI Client Satisfaction Study

2013-2015 | Accreditation Services International

Accreditation Services International (ASI) is one of the world’s leading accreditation bodies for sustainability standards systems.

ASI conducts an annual survey to solicit feedback from its clients, i.e. scheme owners and certification bodies for ASC, FSC, MSC, RSB and RSPO. The results are used to inform the organizational development of ASI and to instigate conversations with clients and stakeholders.

Since 2013, ON:SUBJECT is the lead contractor for the study. As […]

Projects: LIFE Climate Action

Projects: LIFE Climate Action

2014-2016 | European Commission

When the EU approved new funding for its LIFE programme for 2014-2020, they included a new sub-programme for climate action, with the aim to

Contribute to the shift towards a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy;
Improve the development, implementation and enforcement of EU climate change policy and legislation; and
Support better environmental and climate change governance at all levels.

ON:SUBJECT provides expert evaluations of project proposals submitted under the governance and information strand of […]

MOOC “Leadership for Global Responsibility”

MOOC “Leadership for Global Responsibility”

2013-2014 | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

What kind of leadership is needed to address today’s global challenges? How can leadership development scale? 3.500 learners from 100+ countries joined GIZ’s invitation to embark on a 7-week online leadership journey, exploring the domains of diversity, collaboration, transformation and innovation. ON:SUBJECT supported the project team with technology advice, didactic design and facilitation.

More: www.leadership-mooc.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x44C4Maxew

Project: Powered by Nature

Project: Powered by Nature

2012-2013 | IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and Alcoa Foundation

Powered by Nature is an award programme for European communications students to co-create a social media campaign on energy and nature. The award winners participated in a 5-day retreat on 26-30 August in Starnmeer, the Netherlands during which they co-created the social media campaign Better in the Dark.