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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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Video – Terry A’hearn and Mathis Wackernagel discuss ecological-economic issues following 2020PSH roundtable

Terry A’hearn (Global Director at WSP) and Mathis Wackernagel (CEO of Global Footprint Network and inventor of the Ecological Footprint tool) discuss environmental economics and regulation following an expert roundtable hosted by 2020PSH. Terry and Mathis argue that we shouldn’t only focus …

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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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Widening the Lens: What can the UK learn from public service reform in the developing world?

In this report, produced in partnership with the Public Services Academy (PSA), University of Sheffield and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), we look at the imperative of public service innovation by widening our analytical lens beyond the borders of the ‘developed’ world and learning …

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Sunderland’s Community Leadership Programme: A social productivity analysis

In this report we evaluate Sunderland City Council’s Community Leadership Programme, which is a key strand of the city’s ‘Sunderland Way of Working’. RSA 2020 Public Services at the RSA has long argued for a new social settlement based on …

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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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