The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is a project which aims to expand the use of creative technologies across the South West of England. In this article, SWCTN summarises strategic development of the Vana prototype, outlining the key aims and desired outcomes of Project Vana. This article also highlights the team behind the development of Vana, and the valuable role played by each individual.
Month: May 2021
Friends of the Earth: From Landowner to Land steward – how companies can use data to enhance nature
Friends of the Earth’s Dr Mary Stevens has been supporting Vana since it was a twinkle in the UK’s open data horizon, back in 2019. Since then, following funding and much progress, Friends of the Earth is taking a moment, now in 2021, to analyse Vana’s beginnings and developing position within the corporate world.
Bristol Green Capital: Seeing the Wood for the Trees with Corporate Transparency
In this article, published by Bristol Green Capital Partnership in August of 2019, our digital activist lead Jaya Chakrabarti MBE discusses the strategy behind Vana. Jaya offers a digital solution to increase afforestation in the UK, with aims to tackle the effects of climate change and deforestation by using open data to influence corporate behaviour.…