The City, the Commons, the Flower

di Miguel Martinez   Today June 7th, a small event, highly symbolic however for all of Europe’s historic centres being turned into Disneylands for tourism, will take place in Florence, when the children of the Oltrarno district will plant forty rhizomes of iris about one hundred metres from the Brancacci Chapel, where Masaccio unwittingly unleashed […]

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The Sharing Economy Act: a process of change.

The sharing economy is an urban phenomenon that is spreading worldwide and is changing the way we conceive commerce, social relations and economic development. During the last two years, this issue arrived also in the judiciary rooms as in the case of Germany ( if you are interested read on The Guardian article). Recently, political […]

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#Sharing School 2016: Matera the way we like it.

 “CO-Cities and CO-Territories”, how to create cities and territories where we can share, cooperate and collaborate. This was the theme of the Second Edition of the Sharing School which took place in the city of Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019, from the 27th of April to the 1rst of May. The School, organized by LabGov, Casa […]

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Milan goes into Sharing Mode

  2015 was an intense year for the city of Milan in terms of acknowledgment of the sharing potentialities in the urban context and action planning for its . It’s time to take stock, also in view of the primary elections. As the City Councilor for Labour Policy, Economic Development, Research and University, Cristina Tajani, […]

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2nd International Workshop on the Sharing Economy.

The second edition of international workshop on the sharing economy will have a meeting the next 28th and 29th January in Paris. The main topic will be How the sharing economy influence individual behavior, companies and public regulation. Nowdays it’s common to talk about collaborative economy , with its uses and benefits ,however, despite the […]

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SEOUL RETHINKS SHARING ECONOMY AND PROPOSES LOCAL SOLUTIONS

Seoul is becoming famous all around the world for its concrete attempt to include services of the sharing and collaborative economy in the everyday lives of its citizens. The city is reimagining policies and fostering collaboration and participation; promoting social innovation and the social economy; and paving the path for the sharing economy to thrive. […]

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CALIFORNIA SHARING ECONOMY BILL

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO REGULATE SHARING SERVICES. ONLINE VACATION RENTAL LEGISLATION SB 593 The regulation issue in the general sharing economy debate is gaining more and more momentum. New disrupting services are spreading, posing the question of their categorization between personal and professional provision and related forms of regulation. If the service is not […]

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EU Regions and cities talk about sharing economy

On the 29th September at the 5th meeting of the Commission for Economic Policy, the CoR will discuss its draft opinion on “The local and regional dimension of sharing economy”. As anticipated in July this opinion has been drafted by LabGov Director, Professor Christian Iaione, after a long consultation with many experts worldwide. The document […]

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Collaborative cities: Gorenflo launches the first Sharing School

The sharing economy is growing faster than ever and becoming a hot policy issue these days. Casa Netural, Collaboriamo, RENA and LabGov have for this reason decided to launch the “Sharing School”. Thanks to the collaboration between these organizations and with the support of Ouishare, Avanzi and Societing, the School has been able to host highly qualified professionals and experienced innovators. The guest star of the event has been Neal Gorenflo from Shareable, an American leading organization in the field […]

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