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Share, Learn, Innovate! Toolkit

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) created the "Share, Learn, Innovate!" toolkit to present methods, tools and technologies to enhance knowledge sharing. The toolkit acknowledges multiple experiences and perspectives and aims to be a catalyst for action. It collects the explicit knowledge of the organization, making it accessible, while simultaneously connecting tacit knowledge that is not codified but grounded in the experiences of practitioners. The Share, learn,…
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Value Network Mapping: A method for unravelling system relations

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Translating global sustainable development goals into concrete actions for systemic change remains one of the greatest challenges of our times, requiring changes in the structures of the sociotechnical systems that define our world. Value Network Mapping helps in getting a grip on the structure of these sub-systems and enables users to identify together intervention points that make sustainability transitions happen. The method helps users co-create such changes, while balancing individual needs…
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Ecosystem Mapping

The Danish Design Center created the Ecosystem Mapping tool to help users get an overview of their project stakeholders and potential participants and analyse the motivations, resources and capabilities, that will become valuable for the overall ecosystem. Through its application, users can map all actors (partners, collaborators, contractors, external stakeholders, etc.) in a given ecosystem in order to accomplish its mission. The tool provides users with "Question Cards" to confirm identified…
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APS Framework for engagement and participation

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The Australian Public Service (APS) Framework for Engagement and Participation provides guidance, principles, and links to interactive tools that support public servants and managers to adopt and improve the participation and engagement of stakeholders and citizens as ways to earn trust and overcome complexity in dealing with society's challenges in the 21st century. Public servants and managers are invited to subscribe to the principles that underpin this vision and actively use this toolkit…
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Anticipatory Innovation Starter Kit

The Anticipatory Innovation Starter Kit (AISK) offers a step-by-step approach to access a set of methodologies and tools to solve organisational challenges in the area of anticipatory innovation governance. Developed by the Experimentation Lab for Public Administration (LabX), part of the Administrative Modernisation Agency (AMA) in Portugal, the starter kit intends to be an actionable tool to envisage and anticipate changes in public sector organisations. Users start in a "Pool of Problems"…
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MOTION Handbook: developing a transformative theory of change

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This handbook introduces actionable knowledge on developing a Transformative Theory of Change by applying a portfolio approach to address a systems innovation perspective for projects and programmes. Tools, methods and lessons learned are based on working hand in hand with EIT Climate-KIC projects around a portfolio of knowledge services for sustainable systems transformation. The step-by-step methodology supports practitioners to design, implement and evaluate projects aimed at achieving…
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Virtual circular design course: Tool guide

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This toolkit offers a starting point and a framework for uncovering circular potentials and barriers and to potentially identify new circular business models. The tools in this toolkit focus specifically on mapping a company's circular potentials in the value chain it operates within. And it gives priority to understanding, framing and re-fining the value businesses create in the value chain, exploring the interaction with both customers, collaborators and influential stakeholders. The toolkit…
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Futuremaker’s toolbox

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This toolbox is a guide for shaping the future and developing organisational operations. It guides users through how to build an organisation’s future capability to ready it to deal with new phenomena. It guides users through all the steps of building a vision and for viewing, interpreting or shaping futures. It contains three phases: Trends and Signals, Interpretation and choices, and Shaping futures. Each tool includes step-by-step guidance and downloadable resources.
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Living Guide to Social Innovation Labs

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A living compilation of social innovation lab theory, templates, and tools to help address complex system problems and design a social innovation lab. This web-based resource includes sections Seeing, Doing, and Being, each with links to additional guidance, tools, and videos.
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Visual Toolbox for System Innovation

The book is a collection of ready-to-implement tools to structure and manage the challenges and exploit opportunities of sustainability and transitions. The goal is twofold: improving the understanding of a challenge by going deeper, broader and by improving the quality of the discussions and conversations around the problem among participants. It focuses not only on the problem-solving process but also on the learning process while designing and implementing solutions. The tools are presented…