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Main projects in connection with SQM

Since 1996 many projects have been carried out with the SQM methodology. 
The most important ones are:

period project client contractor issue role of SQM  
2002 - 
INNESTO - INstruments and NEtworks for developing logistics towards Sustainable Territorial Objectives European Commission
DG Research
EURES, SRS, NEA, Roskilde Unifversity, Grupo Entorno, Province Arezzo Development of different managment tools to support regional logistic co-operation of SME. Elaboration of the concept of SDL (Sustainable District Logistics) on the basis of SQM. Development of the online instrument SDL.development on the basis of SQM technologies and concepts website
2002 - 2003             Elaboration of sustainable employment and development Local Action Plans in the Region of Molise Italia Lavoro (IT) SRS   Entirely based on the SQM approach  
2002 Practical manual on local action plans for sustainable employment and development Italia Lavoro (IT) SRS Book distributed to all public local agencies for employment Entirely based on the SQM approach book
2002 Common agreed rules -- A group of scholars from Sweden, Greece, Brazil and France Elaboration of a "Grid of reference for analysing international conventions or agreements" Based on the SQM framework report (en)
2001 River basin development programmes Région Midi-Pyrénées (FR) ARPE Elaboration of two river basin development contracts. These contracts with the French state are an instrument for financing local development programs in river basins. The SQM system was used as general basis for the methodology. The MS-Access version of SQM.project was used as  tool in the analysis and elaboration of the programmes  
2001 D2ParcsMiP ARPE Toulouse EURES methodological coordination of the programme development for three "regional natural parks" in Midi-Pyrénées SQM was the adopted method. Use of the MS-Access version of SQM.project  
2001 ILO 2000 - Le Piagge Provincia di Firenze   Training and research project aimed at providing guidelines for a local sustainable development initiative in "Le piagge", a neighbourhood of Flocence city.  SQM was applied looking especially at social reinsertion. Results are available also as a product of the SQM-experience line report (it)
2000 - 


Cross-border landscape scheme Marckolsheim/ Sasbach CCME / Interreg II EURES with INFIS and ECOREGIO Development of a cross-border development scheme and a concept for a cross-border tourism centre SQM was used in the analysis of the territory report de

report fr

2000 - 


web-based guide to the Structural Funds objective 2 programme Préfecture Midi-Pyrénées EURES Construction and implementation of a web-based tool for public users containing a public guide to the programme and an on-line facility for the auto-evaluation of proposals  First implementation of SQM.guide SQM.guide MiP
2000 Local Agenda 21 in Florence City of Firenze SRS Action, training and research project, resulting in the proposal of a Charter   SQM as basic method report (it)
2000 Annex to the UPD: propositions for the implementation mechanisms of the UPD Préfecture Midi-Pyrénées EURES Proposition for the implementation of the Structural Funds Objective 2 Programme in  Midi-Pyrénées  SQM was proposed as a general approach for monitoring and evaluation   
2000 PROMETEO: Programming with efficient and operational methods Organisation of the Engineers of Cosenza SRS CD-ROM for supporting the elaboration of projects respecting the principles for sustainable development based on SQM concepts and tools  
2000 New Management Approach, Natural Park of Gavorrano, Feasibility Study Community of Gavorrano SRS Study aimed at promoting local sustainable development with a specific focus on tourism based on SQM concepts  
1999 SQM - Sustainable Quality Management SRS / Regione Toscana SRS A CD-ROM explaining the basic concepts of SQM (in italian) explanation of SQM  
1999 Sustainable Development  - an integrated approach  Regione Toscana SRS A book based on the results of the INSURED project the origins of the SQM concepts. Examples from the INSURED project in terms of the SQM framework  
1999 D2MiP: Développement durable en Midi-Pyrénées ARPE Toulouse, EU DG 16 EURES pilot project of DG XVI for the integration of SD into structural funds. Participative programme  development in two objective 2 areas.  SQM was the adopted method, comparison with the ECOTEC approach report (fr)
1998 Towards Sustainable Development:  Experiences and Recommendations of seven European Regions ARPE Toulouse, EU DG 16 EURES Exchange of experiences between the environmental administrations of seven European Regions (Göteborg, Wallonie, Baden-Württemberg, Vorarlberg,  Rhône-Alpes, Midi-Pyrénées, Emilia-Romagna)  concerning Sustainable Development Projects An early version of the SQM framework was used report (en)
1998 Development of procedures for the consideration of criteria for sustainable development in the awarding of Structural Funds Wirtschafts-
ministerium Sachsen
EURES Study on the possibilities to integrate principles of Sustainable Development into the Structural Funds in Saxony Proposition of the basic SQM evaluation grid as tool for ranking proposals  report (de)
1998 Sustainable Tourism Development in the Val Tiberina Provincia di Arezzo SRS Training and research project aimed at promoting local sustainable  tourism in a valley.  The project utilised principles and techniques that are at the basis of SQM.  
1996 - 


INSURED: Instruments for Sustainable Development EU DG 12, several regions EURES, SRS, SICA, ÖAR, SIASR EU research project ()

with case studies in

The basic analysis framework of SQM was developed in this research project report




Last update: 02.11.03