Author: MobLab Team

What's new in mobilisation technology?

Testing, Tools

Back in 2014, we provided first-hand feedback on several new mobilisation technology and campaigning tools deployed across the global Greenpeace community. We’re continually talking to and working with campaigners around the globe and want a place to keep tabs on  – and share – what we’re seeing and learning about the latest mobilisation technology tools and apps. Can you help with feedback and updates in the comments below or on Twitter (tag it #MobTech)? Tell us what you’re using, what your experience has been like and what looks interesting. Every item includes [on radar] or [in use] as a way to indicate if we or colleagues...

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What do campaigners need to stay sharp, scale impact?

Insights, Learning

Since late-2011, MobLab has trained, studied, shared and convened alongside thousands of global Greenpeace campaigners and allies. This year we worked with Dragonfly Partners to analyse our role in the community and better understand what campaigners need to work bigger and better for a healthier planet. We heard about new ways of communicating, stories that matter, what you need to learn, and how to scale power-building for change (read the full report). We spoke to over 200 people—activists, volunteers, or senior leaders at local, national and international NGOs and INGOs. What campaigners need (in their own words): [1] Mobile and...

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How can we help you change the world?

Insights

What are the biggest challenges you face in your work today? The Mobilisation Lab at Greenpeace is conducting a worldwide listening project to find out how campaigners like you are working today and what you need to work better. We need you to help shape MobLab’s future so we can better support our allies creating winning people-powered campaigns. Please take our survey. It will take about 15 minutes to complete and is available in both English and Spanish. English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JPGLFPM Español: Si prefiere hacer la encuesta en español, por favor utilice este enlace:  https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/FNXXCTD Respond by the 4th of April so that...

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MobLab’s Top Stories of 2015

Insights

The past year will be remembered for people-powered movements that changed the nature of the climate debate, economic and racial justice, and conservation issues around the globe. Tens of thousands of people joined leaders in Paris at COP21 to demand action on climate change. People took to streets, bridges and kayaks to tell the world that Shell should not drill in the Arctic Ocean—the company later abandoned plans to be the first to drill there. Nearly 1.5 Brazilians signed a petition demanding Zero Deforestation. It’s also a year that will be known for the hashtags of global protests for economic,...

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Open Campaigns Camp goes live

Events

What happens when you bring 80 campaigners from around the globe together for three days to learn from each other about technology-enabled open campaigning? That’s what we’re finding out right now at Open Campaigns Camp in Berlin. Along with our colleagues from the Volunteering Lab and Aspiration Technology we are teaching one another about the experiences, skills and tools we can use to build powerful open campaigns. Join in on Open Campaigns Camp. Click here to see what’s...

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