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THE FUTURE…
IS UNDER YOUR FEET

“The Future… is under your feet” is a project format conceived and promoted by Koor Benefit Corporation to support territorial development strategies and propose concrete actions aimed at promoting the social, economic and environmental development of territories and local communities.

AIMS OF THE FORMAT

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COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT AND TERRITORIAL BRANDS

Local communities are protagonists and main promoters of their own territory. Through photos, videos, and storytelling they tell the traditions, culture, assets and typical production chains, the historical, cultural and naturalistic heritage, giving life to heritelling and building the values ​​on which to base their own territorial brand.

Signore con cartello “Every day is future”

TERRITORIAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 

Through a training focused on local professions and trades, young people become the spokespersons of the traditions and culture of their territory. The format “The Future… is under your feet” encourages the intergenerational dialogue and debate; and favors the generation of sustainable business models. Creative and proactive entrepreneurship is the key for the growth and sustainable development of territories and local communities.

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Bambina con cartello “We can be heroes just for one day”

TERRITORIAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 

Through a training focused on local professions and trades, young people become the spokespersons of the traditions and culture of their territory. The format “The Future… is under your feet” encourages the intergenerational dialogue and debate; and favors the generation of sustainable business models. Creative and proactive entrepreneurship is the key for the growth and sustainable development of territories and local communities.

Bambina con cartello “We can be heroes just for one day”

WHERE TO START

The model consists of 4 steps. It is possible to plan all 4 immediately or choose to focus only on one or more steps separately, according to the objectives of the target community.

Step 1 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 1
TERRITORY MAPPING

Step 1 has the dual objective of documenting the traditions of the territory (traditional knowledge linked to the creative assets of the community, to the custodians of local knowledge and to "points of interest" of the territory) and to raise awareness, at various levels, of the thematics related to protection of local heritage: Sustainable Development Goals UN2030 and European Conventions for the protection of cultural heritage.

Step 3 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 3
EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON LOCAL TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Step 3 of the model involves schools and new generations with the aim of activating an intergenerational dialogues with the custodians of local knowledge. This objective becomes achievable through the activation of learning models combined with the use of digital communication languages, learning-by-doing training, activation of Hackathon, role playing etc.

Step 2 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 2
HERITELLING

Step 2 aims to activate a plan to enhance the territory and the local heritage and to develop a heri-tellig (heritage + storytelling) - local / international, based on the story of the context in which the asset develops and evolves, through the adoption of expressive methodologies of storytelling and digital tools (digital storytelling), videos, interviews, texts and photos that document and describe the territory, the local supply chains (people, places and traditions ...) and its creativity.

Step 4 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 4
CREATION OF RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE MODELS

This specific step foresees different proposals to be undertaken on a territory, analyzing not only the expectations of that territory but above all the results obtained in the previous design steps.

Step 1 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 1
TERRITORY MAPPING

Step 1 has the dual objective of documenting the traditions of the territory (traditional knowledge linked to the creative assets of the community, to the custodians of local knowledge and to "points of interest" of the territory) and to raise awareness, at various levels, of the thematics related to protection of local heritage: Sustainable Development Goals UN2030 and European Conventions for the protection of cultural heritage.

Step 2 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 2
HERITELLING

Step 2 aims to activate a plan to enhance the territory and the local heritage and to develop a heri-tellig (heritage + storytelling) - local / international, based on the story of the context in which the asset develops and evolves, through the adoption of expressive methodologies of storytelling and digital tools (digital storytelling), videos, interviews, texts and photos that document and describe the territory, the local supply chains (people, places and traditions ...) and its creativity.

Step 3 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 3
EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON LOCAL TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Step 3 of the model involves schools and new generations with the aim of activating an intergenerational dialogues with the custodians of local knowledge. This objective becomes achievable through the activation of learning models combined with the use of digital communication languages, learning-by-doing training, activation of Hackathon, role playing etc.

Step 4 format “Il futuro? È sotto i tuoi piedi!”

STEP 4
CREATION OF RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE MODELS

This specific step foresees different proposals to be undertaken on a territory, analyzing not only the expectations of that territory but above all the results obtained in the previous design steps.

IMPLEMENTATION

Local authorities that intend to pursue an integrated, inclusive and sustainable local development can adopt the format “The Future… is under your feet” to set up a partnership network that includes:

Institutional bodies
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Are you interested in activating the format in your area?

Fill out the form, describe your role and the idea of ​​how the format can be applied to your territory!

“The Future… is under your feet” is a design format conceived and promoted by the Koor Benefit Corporation.

For additional information contact us at hello@ilfuturosottoituoipiedi.org

“The Future… is under your feet” is a design format conceived and promoted by the Koor Benefit Corporation.

For additional information contact us at hello@ilfuturosottoituoipiedi.org

“The Future… is under your feet” is a design format conceived and promoted by the Koor Benefit Corporation.

For additional information contact us at hello@ilfuturosottoituoipiedi.org