Author Archives: Heidi Hauf

Blog – our planet under pressure

2012 marks 20 years since the first Rio Earth Summit. Although the challenges we face loom large, public expectations about what change might come from this year’s Rio+20 UN conference on sustainable development seem to be more realistic than any …

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Roundtable – How can we put sustainability at the centre of debates around debt and recovery?, 23rd March 2012, 1.30pm

Invitation only event. Recent months have seen growing tensions between arguments for economic growth on the one hand, and sustainability – including energy, carbon and water reduction – on the other. 2020PSH at the RSA is delighted to invite you …

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A collaborative approach to policy: A case study of the Zero Carbon Hub

This case study was conducted by the RSA 2020 at the request of the Zero Carbon Hub and the NHBC (National House-Building Council) as co-sponsors of a wider research project on the role of business in society. The project has looked into …

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News – Politicians and officials must be ready for ‘ridicule’ over public data Francis Maude admits

A Telegraph article following the RSA 2020 and Cabinet Office roundtable held at the RSA on 15th Dec 2011. The Telegraph By Rowena Mason, Political Correspondent 15 Dec 2011 Hospitals, schools and government departments must be prepared for “ridicule” as a …

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Roundtable – Government’s plan for open data, digital infrastructure and the knowledge economy, 15 Dec 2011, 10.30am

Speakers: Rt Hon Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office; Professor Nigel Shadbolt, Southampton University (co-director of the new Open Data Institute) and Tim Kelsey, Senior Adviser, Transparency and Open Data, Cabinet Office. Invitation only, high level roundtable discussion with  …

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Roundtable – A Social Productivity Model for Business, 23 Nov 2011, 8.30am

Invitation only expert roundtable discussion at the RSA to contribute to a 2020PSH project supported by NHBC on the new role of business in society, exploring some fundamental questions about the relationship between businesses, government, public services and social change …

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News- Where are the citizen-focused public services we need?

Despite the grave economic conditions England faces, none of the main political parties are reflecting seriously on what this will mean for public services. By Ben Lucas guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 11 October 2011 This week the Commission on 2020 Public Services …

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The Commission on 2020 Public Services: a progress report

  One year on from its concluding report, the Commission on 2020 Public Services is publishing its assessment of the progress made so far against the long term challenges identified in From Social Security to Social Productivity: a Vision for 2020 Public Services. The Commission is …

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Launch – The Commission on 2020 Public Services:a progress report, 11 Oct 2011 8.30am

Invitation only event 2020PSH is publishing a Progress Report by the Commission on 2020 Public Services.  From its launch in December 2008 until its concluding report in September 2010, the Commission looked critically and innovatively at the long term challenges …

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Blog – Learning from the green approach?

The current UK Coalition focus on cutting red tape, encouraging innovation and local growth has led to a wave of support for deregulation.  As I come at this from an environmental standpoint, I would argue that a clean-up of unnecessary …

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