‘Partners’ Archive

About PERL

PERL : Partnership for Education and research about Responsible Living Based on six years of work by the Consumer Citizenship Network (CCN), PERL develops methods and materials to encourage people to contribute to constructive change through the way they choose to live. PERL is contributing to the Marrakech Process on Sustainable Consumption and Production, as [...]


Design and Social Innovation for Sustainability DESIS is a network of schools of design and other institutions, companies and non-profit organizations interested in promoting and supporting design for social innovation and sustainability. It is a light, non-profit organization, conceived as a network of partners collaborating in a peer-to-peer spirit. This international network comprises several DESIS-Local [...]


Design and Innovation for Sustainability (DIS) is a research unit led by Prof. Ezio Manzini in the department of Industrial Design and Multimedia Communication at Politecnico di Milano. The research of DIS focuses on sustainable product service-system innovation, from both the environmental and the social perspectives. DIS is actively involved in didactic activities, basic and [...]

About SDS

Strategic Design Scenarios is a consultancy specialised in strategic design, participative scenario building and new product-services system definition. SDS is active in various fields and research projects such as investigating Creatives Communities for Sustainable Lifestyles in China, India, Brazil and Africa for UNEP; exploring immersive service design approach to foster innovation and sustainability in public [...]