The original article is posted in French on greenit.fr Un projet open source pour le développement durable
Using Google translate the article in English:
An open source project for sustainability
Advances in information technology have enabled many communities to emerge and work together to solve problems both locally and internationally. The technology of “Web 2.0″ accentuate this phenomenon. Unfortunately, the inefficiency of our systems and processes can lead to many waste and pollution.
Based on this observation, Open Sustainability provides a framework for sustainable data governance (Sustainability Governance Framework) to integrate sustainability at the heart of business practices. Collaborative open source project gathers around a wiki an active community that shares a main tenet: the importance of information management to meet the complex challenges of sustainable development. Indeed, improved data management enables organizations to better understand and assess the environmental and social impact of their decisions. Similarly, better knowledge sharing will promote the capitalization of experience. It is also to encourage an open and transparent to companies and especially publishers and solution integration, sustainable development subject to politicization and growing investment …
The method under development, will be based on FISDev, a collaborative web tool open source, and MIKE2.0, an open source framework for knowledge management developed by BearingPoint. Cut into 5 phases, the approach is comprehensive. She is already rich in content, offers many best practices and can be integrated with other methodologies.