Monthly Archives: December 2013

Are we on the verge of a clothing revolution?

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We are at a turning point in the apparel industry – everyone from H&M to haute couture is asking how they can incorporate sustainability into their business models. From our work at SecondMuse we want to share some of our observations about what’s happening in the apparel and footwear industry. Consumers are seeking sustainable alternatives that are fashionable and are cost competitive. Price and style are no longer the only factors that consumers care about….

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The Potential of the Open Government Partnership

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The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has come a long way since its inception as an international platform for transparency a mere two years ago. The partnership has rapidly grown from an initial set of eight founding governments to over 60 governments today who are committing to take government towards a new level of integrity, responsiveness and civic engagement. The partnership effectively creates a level-playing field for governments to implement and compare measures that increase government…

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#DiscovertheCrescent and the Collaborative Economy in Philadelphia

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Firefly Prototyping from The Hacktory on Vimeo. Electronic fireflies. 400 years of historic buildings made out of cardboard. A Maker Camp in the park. Bike parades. Ollie competitions. All of these were part of an effort by SecondMuse in collaboration with Public Workshop, Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC), and The Hacktory to build a stronger collaborative economy in Philadelphia and activate an underutilized public space – the Grays Ferry Crescent. SecondMuse drove the process by…

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