Innovation

Advancing techno-acceleration

It happens. There are times in history when the world seems to run faster. We are going through one of these phases from a technological point of view. In fact, the great digital revolution is having an effect on the…

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Growing professions

Digital and technological acceleration is creating new professions and transforming current ones into more innovative ones.  If we talk about technical fields, there is an increase in demand, for example, for energy engineers expert in energy management; for green mechatronics…

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The interview

Soft & Green meets Alex Giordano, Professor of Marketing and Digital Transformation at the University of Naples Federico II. Soft & Green asked Alex Giordano, professor of Marketing and Digital Transformation at the University of Naples Federico II, to reflect…

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At the School of Civil Economy

The Civil Economy is like a site still under construction. Training is therefore needed to convey the principles and values underlying this economic model. The School of Civil Economy (Scuola di Economia Civile, SEC), established in 2013, in Figline and…

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City Prosperity Initiative: an innovative methodology

The search for innovative models of urban coexistence and development also implies the need to be able to rely on more sophisticated and precise analytical tools. The City Prosperity Initiative (CPI) developed by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat),…

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Sky Academy, the commitment of a large group

In recent years there have been some interesting media education initiatives in Italy, such as Sky Academy, the sustainability project of the pay TV platform Sky Italia, dedicated to primary and secondary schools, which provides educational workshops for students aged…

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Skiing on waste becomes a reality in Copenhagen

Can a waste disposal facility become a tourist attraction for a city? In Copenhagen, it looks like it can. The new city waste-to-energy plant houses a ski slope, a 27-metre artificial climbing wall, a restaurant and a café surrounded by…

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From Green to Social Smart City

The influence of new technologies also has significant impacts on ancient and complex structures such as cities. If a Green City is a city model that aims for high environmental quality, a Smart City is something more: it is a…

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