We are a team of sustainability and communication professionals based in Barcelona with over 20 years experience working for social change in the UK, Spain and Latin America.
We work in partnership with others who are inspired to change the world.
We are a social enterprise.
… to the world everyone, everywhere wants.
We feel intrinsically part of the problem and the solution to today’s challenges.
We blend scientific rigour, creativity, international credibility and a practical, hands-on approach and are committed to helping others meet their sustainability challenges in a fast, effective and inspirational way.
We aim to make a difference.
We walk the talk!
Education & training – we design innovative learning resources for sustainability and deliver cutting edge training programmes.
Editorial & research – we undertake research on various aspects of sustainability, social innovation and social entrepreneurship and edit a magazine in four languages.
Comunication & events – we design communication strategies and deliver consultancy on sustainable events.
We develop open source solutions and work in multiple languages.
We love work.
The growing global movement of social innovation, which can simply be described as “new ideas that solve social problems” is evolving at an unforeseen pace and we are witnessing an increase in both volume of social innovations as well as types of approach. This book has been inspired by a desire to deepen our understanding of social innovation and its role in addressing today’s most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges.
In the latest issue of Education and Sustainability we celebrate how young people are taking part in the transition to more resilient communities, with examples from Sweden, Denmark and abroad. We explore some of the challenges and opportunities of engaging with different cultures to awaken curiosity and heartfelt concern for laying down a blueprint for a better future.
The unprecedented natural resource crisis we are currently facing, is reflected in another type of crisis; one of human resources. Too many people are unsatisfied with their lives, not doing what they love, un-empowered to fulfill their potential and un-inspired to change the system. So.. where are you?
An international photographic exhibition on water conflicts from around the world. The exhibition captures the human stories of 26 different water related conflicts from around the world, covering dams and forced evacuations, environmental degradation, human rights, catastrofes, privatization and victories and solutions.
We developed a teaching resource pack to accompany the exhibition which can be downloaded for free here.
An educational role play game to explore the social and environmental impact of banking, investments and business and help individuals make more responsible and ethical decisions when managing their own money. Suitable for young people and adults aged 15 upwards and groups of 6 to 27 players.
We offer training programmes for educators, activists, change agents, facilitators and professionals on how to facilitate Ethica and stimulate debate about finance.
An integral learning experience in an international environment for young people aged 13 to 19, combining art, adventure and skills for a resilient future.
Next years camps will be held in Spring and Summer in a beautiful protected wilderness area in the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees.
Watch a video, read the reviews and find out more about our camps in 2013.
A magazine about changing the world through education. Each issue is based around an urgent social and environmental challenge we face, and how learning (in and out of the classroom) can help to solve them.
We edit ES in partnership with Spanish and Swedish Regional Centres for Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development recognized by the United Nations.
Sustainable events keep their ecological footprint to a minimum and maximise their positive social impact.
We have been promoting sustainable events since 2008, producing events, running training sessions and developing resources.
Download our free sustainable events toolkit here or contact us for our training programmes.
Research into cutting edge social innovations from around the world.
We are currently working in partnership with the Institute of Social Innovation at ESADE to deepen understanding of the latest trends in social innovation from around the world, the findings will be published later this year in the next edition of Social Antenna of Innovation.
Satyarthi Wuwei is a space for body awareness and spirituality, offering trainings and consultations in family constellations and other holistic therapies.
Barcelonya supports Satyarthi in his communication strategy and needs.
Facilitation of a Socratic Dialogue with Social Servies at Poble Sec District Barcelona.
We offer socratic dialogue as a process of collective thinking to groups and organisations.
Research on green entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean.
We collected 20 case studies from entrepreneurs across the region, and designed a strategy to stimulate green employment through start-ups, up and coming entrepreneurs and well established professionals.
A dynamic workshop for high school students in the Institut Emperador Carles on fair trade.
We offer workshops to high schools and youth groups on fair trade, ethical finance, responsible consumption and other related issues.
A micro-training course for educators on how to foster a sustainable consumption of water both at home, work and play.
We run workshops for educators, trainers and activists on water education, how to foster a culture of respect and resilience for this precious resource.
A workshop in Montenegro for professionals from a wide variety of civil society organisations on how to integrate pedagogies for responsible consumption into their activities.
We deliver workshops on a range of subjects from sustainable consumption to conflict resolution and ethical finance.
As much as we can, we do what we love and we love what we do, so many times we found ourselves doing things where personal and “professional” world are fully mixed and related.
Today, thinking on how to deal with some issues with a friend, I found this article written by Cherie Burbach.., beyond the stereotypes, is pretty interesting.
Cities, sustainability and the role of learning. Education and Sustainability magazine with articles by Francesco Tonucci, Jordi Borjas, Jaime Lerner and other experts, teaching resources, innovative initiatives and more. Download this issue in English here.
We carried out research on solar energy in the SME sector in Catalunya for the Institute of Social Innovation at ESADE in 2010.
Download a free copy of the publication in Spanish here.
EASY GREEN is a new eco group which enable EASY steps for people to make to learn how to live a Greener lifestyle. Tours on first Sunday of every month. Next one will be a bike tour, on the 3rd of July 2011.
Sustainable events training for university staff in Catalonia.
We offer one, two and three day training modules.
Minimising ecological footprint, maximising social impact.
The fair is on all day and the EASY GREEN group will be there doing workshops, talks and many more things. We leave at 16h from the stall and the walk will be about 2 hours, it is all in English. It will finish in Placa Catalunya at the #acampadaBCN, which is where the #Spanishrevolution has been happening for the last 2 weeks.
An internationally recognized photographic exhibition to give a voice to the nameless millions of people across the world who have lost their homes due to water related conflicts.
Bringing about cultural change on a massive scale needs heroes, clear messages, inclusive language and solid arguments, as well as humour and personal stories. We offer specialised training programmes on communication for sustainability for event managers, advertising agencies, NGOs, public agents and activists.
An issue of Education and Sustainability magazine with articles, resources and innovative examples from around the world on learning about water and how to sustain this precious resource. Download this issue in English here.
“Health is Wealth. Peace of Mind is Happiness.” Swami Vishnu flew this plane on numerous peace missions in the 1970`s, he flew over the Berlin wall, Northern Ireland and various other zones of conflict in Europe, dropping pamphlets with messages of peace and yoga, such as;
CHINA. Beijing. Tien An Men Square. ‘The Tank Man’ stopping the column of T59 tanks. 4th June 1989.