At times, the climate crisis, pandemic, devastating conflicts and inequality seem to prefigure a less user-friendly future. In order to change direction, each country, community, business and each individual is called upon to put their talents into play and share them. This applies to Italy too. Our country gives its best when it intermingles its a...

“The lesson the pandemic has offered us cannot make us go back to square one. That would be a mistake, a waste of energy, and we wouldn’t have the chance to meet future challenges.” David Sassoli  As David Sassoli, EP President, recalled during the presentation of the Assisi Manifesto, the current crisis has forced Italy to undergo profound transfo...

The aim of this first report on 'Young People in Agriculture' is to examine the role of the new generations in the agricultural sector through an analysis based on primary and secondary statistical sources. The in-depth study distills the Italian reference framework by comparing it with that of its main European competitors. The data highlight the...

It was not obvious, but the 19th Ismea-Qualivita Report confirms it: the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) economy played a crucial role in the Italian agricultural and food districts even in the year of the pandemic. The numbers certify this, with the economic value of production holding steady at 16.6 billion euros and, above all, with export...

There is nothing new about the idea of a circular approach in the use of resources. Circularity is the strategy that nature and the human species, since its appearance on Earth, have refined to efficiently manage scarce resources. It is the strategy that Italy, historically poor in raw materials, has smartly adopted to find materials, to produce –...

Italy and Italians at the test of the global pandemic The Covid-19 epidemic has suspended all forms of mobility, including international migration. Preliminary estimates published in International Migration 2020 suggest a reduction of about two million people, but despite this, the number of international migrants worldwide reached 281 million in 2...

On the eve of COP26 in Glasgow, crucial for climate policies, the twelfth edition of the GreenItaly report, produced by the Symbola Foundation and Unioncamere with the collaboration of Centro Studi Tagliacarne, allows us to take stock, with data and stories, of the situation of the green economy in Italy and its strengths. Conai, Novamont, Ecopneus...

Tourism can play a key role in the sustainable development of the territories because, when adequately planned and managed, it can help to protect and enhance environmental, social and economic resources. The World Tourism Organization believes that a tourism that is connoted in a sustainable sense can contribute to achieving all the goals of susta...

The traditional analysis of social media has consolidated the knowledge of a series of KPIs, by the experts, whose most common purpose is the drawing up of rankings of various kinds, such as the most viewed or most engaged posts, the most quoted hashtags, the influencers with the highest engagement rate, the share of voice compared between brands i...

The new Censis Ranking of Italian Universities. Once again this year, the rankings of Italian universities elaborated by Censis are available. These rankings have become an annual appointment to support the orientation of thousands of students ready to embark on a university career. This is a detailed analysis of the university system based on the...