What is GSSD?

GSSD is an evolving knowledge networking system dedicated to sustainable development. Designed to help identify and extend innovative approaches toward sustainability—including enabling technologies, policies, and strategies—it tracks diverse aspects of challenges, problems, and emergent solutions to date.

Specifically, it is a computer-assisted, organized system linking discrete actors with:

  1. A knowledge producing capacity that is,
  2. combined via common organizing principles, and
  3. based on individual autonomy;

such that

  1. the value of networked knowledge is enhanced, and
  2. the stock of knowledge is expanded further