For a fair and inclusive Green Deal
ACCTING (AdvanCing behavioural Change Through an INclusive Green deal) produces knowledge and innovations to advance behavioural change for an inclusive and equal European Green Deal.
in 13 countries
interviews with individuals
from vulnerable groups
from 34 countries
interviews with individuals from vulnerable groups
experimental studies in 13 countries
inspiring practices from 34 countries
the impact of Green Deal policy initiatives on individual and collective behaviours
policymakers to anticipate and mitigate the potential negative impacts of policies on inequalities
and implement pilot actions
to be deployed by policymakers and stakeholders in the policy domains of the Green Deal
Findings from inspiring bottom-up initiatives
ACCTING has published a report on these inspiring practice cases of bottom-up initiatives, examining their types and characteristics. The mapped initiatives are described according to ACCTING’s eight research lines. For each of the following research lines, an analysis of the bottom-up initiatives highlights common themes of implementation, justice profiles and specific barriers and drivers.
What does bottom-up mean?
Bottom-up usually refers to citizen-led activities where citizens collaborate and themselves keep control of the aims, the means, and the actual implementation of their activities.
Co-creating innovative solutions: ACCTING to hold its first Open Studios
As ACCTING’s first project cycle is coming to an end soon, the team is organising the first set of Open Studios, taking place in March and April 2023.
What does circular economy mean?
Circular economy refers to a system that encourages the reuse, recycling and refurbishment of products and materials such that there is minimum use of primary resources. The aim is to establish environmentally friendly production and consumption behaviour by minimising waste generation.
A voluntary system of civil defence in Florence
In Florence, since the terrible floods in 1966, many citizens’ organisations and groups have cooperated daily with the municipal civil defence system.
What does transport poverty mean?
Transport poverty refers to the ways in which socioeconomic conditions affect everyday mobility and people’s access to transport. If someone is transport poor, it means that a person lacks mobility recourses to access work, education, health, and social networks.
What does behavioural change mean?
Behavioural change defines a change in the behaviour of an individual or a group. This change can be temporary, long-term, or permanent. The question of behavioural change and, more generally, changing lifestyles is a key issue in the ecological transition.
Sustainability Transformation: What Does it Mean?
Transformation has become a key word in the sustainability debate. What does sustainability transformation mean? What hinders and what enables transformation?
How values drive sustainable food choices and inclusivity towards a more just European Green Deal
Promoting sustainable food consumption choices is one of the priorities of the European Green Deal. But to understand food choices, we need to increase our understanding of values, priorities, obstacles and challenges faced by different social groups and across cultures and countries in Europe and beyond.