DevStat in cooperation with Maestral International LLC have been awarded a UNICEF contract for Co-creating a Child Footprint Tool / Index for Business and will collaborate in measuring the adverse impact business have on children (‘respect’), as well as their positive contribution towards children’s well-being and development (‘support’). The scope of this contract is to allow investors to make better-informed decisions and become an instrument for internal company dialogue and interactions on how the company, together with policy-makers, communities and other partners, can help shape a better life for children. The tool or index shall bring visibility on how business impacts on children’s wellbeing, investor decisions and policy discussions.
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Manual for using Innovation Statistics prepared by DevStat, Diaogic and The Higher School of Economics, Moscow
At the request of Eurostat, a team of experts from DevStat, Dialogic (The Netherlands) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) prepared a manual for users of Innovation Statistics. These are collected in the EU using the Community Innovation Survey (CIS), coherent with the international standards set by the Oslo Manual.
The publication describes the main concepts of business innovation and how to produce indicators and complex statistical analysis to understand the innovative behaviour of companies. It also describes emerging topics such as open innovation, globalisation of innovation and innovation intensity.
To read the publication, please click here.