Open collaboration is the principle underlying peer production, and mass collaboration. Every agent of our society, be that of the field of policy, economy, science, and beyond who wants to move from risk generating systems towards a better world, finds a partner at GCRI for open collaboration. Building teams and solutions can now be less risky and more nimble, truly elastic and quickly adapt to any space and change. Open Collaboration division provides our global community of individuals and organizations with a mature, scalable, and business-friendly environment for responsible research, sustainable development and open innovation.
Our methods combine technical aspects, social and political issues, equity perspectives, and a design solution accepted through consensus-building among the local and global communities
To refresh our ideas of ownership and governance, we are designing and experimenting with new and remembered ways of working together, sharing resources, group decision making and how to steward commons and common pool resources.
We support open innovation, collaboration and knowledge-sharing amongst our members, partners and the wider research, development, and education communities.
Our mission is to create tools, capacities, and communities for sustainable and democratic societies. Connecting dots across all levels and branches of the local and global governance, we keep the public informed and empowered to shape other actors’ approaches based on principles of transparency, accountability, and good governance.
We foster the wider open collaboration ecosystem, by offering a number of resources such as training material, tools and reports. The topics covered are very broad, from how to use open data, tips to starting a business or how to build teams for social impact.
Our goal is to create a unique nexus where civil society meets and engages the academy, industry, and government to collectively make smarter decisions toward more resilient, democratic, and prosperous communities.
You become a part of a vibrant, rewarding, and supportive community. Membership offers access to our unique tribes, infrastructure and a wide range of service, space and leadership activities worldwide.
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