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Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA)
(Zona de Inovação Sustentável de Porto Alegre)
Porto Alegre, Brazil

The Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA--Zona de Inovação Sustentável de Porto Alegre) is the first major implementation step of Global Urban Development's World Bank-funded 2015 Leapfrog Economic Strategy for the City of Porto Alegre and the State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS) to become the most Sustainable and Innovative places in Latin America by 2030.

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Below is Chapter 12 (pages 323-351) in Reconnecting the City with Nature and History: Towards Circular Regeneration Strategies. Book edited by Luigi Fusco Girard, Peter Nijkamp, and Francesca Nocca. Published in 2023 by FrancoAngeli in Milan, Italy.

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Official Launch of our Sustainable Innovation Professional (SIP) Program, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), July 18, 2022

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ZISPOA 7th Anniversary Festival at Vila Flores, December 3, 2022

ZISPOA Course at Paralelo Vivo, November 2015

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ILEA-UFRGS presentation January 15 2020

Text of Inovação Sustentável e Prosperidade Inclusiva Presentation (English and Portuguese)

Escola de Verão, Instituto Latino-Americano de Estudos Avançados (ILEA), UFRGS

 

Porto Alegre, January 15, 2020

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ZISPOA and Participatory Community 

Transformation

 

November 2020

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Global Urban Development (GUD) in Brazil: 2019 Porto Alegre Urban Thinkers Campus in ZISPOA Highlights Progress of Sustainable Innovation Zones

 

United Nations-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, February 2020

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Global Urban Development (GUD) in Brazil: The Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA) and 2017 Urban Thinkers Campus 

 

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, March 2018

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Porto Alegre Urban Thinkers Campus: Sustainable Innovation, Citizen Empowerment, Entrepreneurial Engagement, and Strategic Collaboration

 

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, November 2017

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Global Urban Development: The Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA) -- Two Years of Accomplishment and Progress

 

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, October 2017

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US Consulate ZISPOA Solar Energy Project Proposal

 

September 2017

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The Rio Grande do Sul Leapfrog Economic Strategy and the Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA)

 

United Nations Development Program, Policy in Focus, December 2016

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Global Urban Development (GUD) in Brazil: The Porto Alegre Sustainable Innovation Zone (ZISPOA) and the Paralelo Vivo Sustainable Innovation Hub

 

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, September 2016

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Global Urban Development, Paralelo Vivo, and Sustainable Innovation Zones in Porto Alegre, Brazil

 

UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Newsletter, October 2015

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21st Century Leapfrog Economic Strategy: Rio Grande do Sul Becomes the Most Sustainable and Innovative Place in Latin America by 2030

Global Urban Development, Porto Alegre, Brazil, March, 2015

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