As a member of the Global Progress network, Volta took part in the Global Progress 2017 Summit from September 15 to 17, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec. Organized by Canada 2020 in partnership with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta, under the...
According to Paolo Barberis, founder of the start-up incubator Nana Bianca and Advisor for Innovation to the Prime Minister of Italy, and Lorenzo Chiriatti, telecommunications and digital legal expert, platforms such as Uber, AirBnb & co. can have a positive effect on...
Volta’s two dimensions:
in Europe, VOLTA is actively engaged in the creation
and dissemination of the big ideas needed to reenergize the public debate, restoring a sense of direction to meet the challenges of the 21st century;
in Italy, VOLTA accompanies a new generation in the government of the country, elaborates and experiments with policies, promotes a model of growth that is open, creative and inclusive.
To be understood in its original form:
a protected place within which discussions about key themes can be held and different perspectives freely-explored.
A generator of sustainable initiatives:
VOLTA’s projects are tailor-made so that they can be applied to the different
fields of culture, social innovation, and the environment.
A small library of highly readable e-books; including documents, working papers and white papers but not limited to these. Books that are good enough to print and sell but won’t be, so that they can be distributed for free, and in timely form, where each and every text can participate in or fire up new conversations in public debate..
An ongoing portfolio of best practices from around the world, selected according to their relevance to the Italian and European context. Cutting-edge concrete models that provide new instruments for public action.