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Co-creative Experiences for the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Jorge Sierra-PérezEmail author
  • Ignacio López-Forniés
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Abstract

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been established by the United Nations to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The challenges to address in the achievement of these objectives, due to their complex and abstract nature, will require the search for specific solutions to local problems in a framework of collaboration. This collaboration will have to take place between different fields of knowledge, social strata or countries. For this reason, co-creation methodologies have been identified treated in a generic way, as a group of promising tools in the achievement of the SDGs, since they are successfully applied in complex and multidisciplinary work environments. This study reviews and analyses various cases of how co-creation methodologies have addressed the SDGs so far; among them, the study has focused on Design Thinking, Living Labs, Citizen Participation and Collective Intelligence. The results of each case are presented and its common applications are discussed for all the SDGs or as a discrimination of methodologies based on the selected objective.

Keywords

Co-creation Sustainable development Creative methodologies Eco-design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Design and Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of ZaragozaSaragossaSpain

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