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How can we plan sustainable agri-urban systems in an urbanised world?

How can we plan sustainable agri-urban systems in an urbanised world?

Rapid urbanisation is one of the greatest challenges affecting global development efforts toward sustainable development goals. Such ... Read More

Findings from inspiring bottom-up initiatives

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. ... Read More

What does bottom-up mean?

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 ... Read More

Co-creating innovative solutions: ACCTING to hold its first Open Studios

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 ... Read More

What does circular economy mean?

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 Read More

What does transport poverty mean?

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 ... Read More

What does behavioural change mean?

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 ... Read More

Sustainability Transformation: What Does it Mean?

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 ... Read More

How values drive sustainable food choices and inclusivity towards a more just European Green Deal

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 ... Read More

Can energy-efficiency measures support micro and small entrepreneurs to deal with climate change mitigation and spiralling energy costs?

Can energy-efficiency measures support micro and small entrepreneurs to deal with climate change mitigation and spiralling energy costs?

The adoption of energy-efficiency measures in micro/smaller SMEs is not only important to help mitigate the crucial challenge of ... Read More

How can we achieve sustainable urban mobility for all? Identifying challenges and envisioning inclusive solutions

How can we achieve sustainable urban mobility for all? Identifying challenges and envisioning inclusive solutions

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, we all saw our cities deserted for a few weeks, without the traffic that usually engulfs and ... Read More

For a Better Story of Gender+ Research: Feminist Methodologies with Professor Joni Seager

For a Better Story of Gender+ Research: Feminist Methodologies with Professor Joni Seager

How can we better integrate a gender+ perspective into our exploration of social inequalities in the context of the climate crisis and ... Read More

What is ‘transport poverty’? How can we achieve a more just and sustainable transport system?

What is ‘transport poverty’? How can we achieve a more just and sustainable transport system?

Transport poverty is a problem that affects the daily lives of millions of people. If someone is transport poor, it means that they ... Read More

Access to healthy and sustainable food: a challenge for different vulnerable groups in Europe

Access to healthy and sustainable food: a challenge for different vulnerable groups in Europe

Access to food is not equal across the world, as is common knowledge. Inequalities in food quality and access occur both between ... Read More

ACCTING seminar on Feminist Methodologies

ACCTING seminar on Feminist Methodologies

ACCTING is organising an online seminar which aims to explore the ways in which feminist methodologies will improve research, as well ... Read More

Energy Communities & Energy Poverty

Energy Communities & Energy Poverty

What are energy communities? Who do they typically include and what does it say about how they could be improved? Read More

Join the Green Deal Arena to co-create a fair & sustainable Europe

Join the Green Deal Arena to co-create a fair & sustainable Europe

Join the Green Deal Arena – on 16 September, 4 October & 1 December 2022 – the first event organised by ACCTING's Horizon 2020 sister ... Read More

Balancing environmental stewardship with the needs and practices of local communities

Balancing environmental stewardship with the needs and practices of local communities

The most exciting places in nature typically attract a variety of human activities and interests. However, all human activities can ... Read More

Vulnerable communities to deal with old and new natural disasters

Vulnerable communities to deal with old and new natural disasters

In many countries in the Global South, the active involvement of local communities, including the most vulnerable groups, has long ... Read More

Introducing ACCTING’s research lines

Introducing ACCTING’s research lines

ACCTING aims to understand the impact of Green Deal policy initiatives on individual and collective behaviours with specific attention ... Read More

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