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CSA Sharing Economy Best Practice Framework
This tool is designed to help municipalities advance their economic development, inclusion, sustainability and community goals through the sharing economy.
In 2017, CSA Group led an International Workshop Agreement (IWA) that identified and defined 10 guiding principles: integrity; transparency; accountability; accessibility and inclusion; responsiveness; health, safety and environment; confidentiality, privacy and security; capacity; competence; and continual improvement.
This implementation tool serves as a reference point for policymakers and other sharing economy stakeholders as they seek to maximize the public good from sharing and respond to the challenges associated with the sharing economy. For each challenge associated with the adoption of a particular IWA principle, this analytical tool presents a checklist to support the user in its implementation and assess ongoing progress.
This checklist can be used by a range of sharing economy stakeholders in a variety of different ways including:
• To design effective policies to deal with the disruption and challenges caused by sharing enterprises
• To anticipate future challenges and prepare to respond appropriately
• To take proactive steps to promote sharing in their jurisdictions as a means of furthering objectives such as economic development, inclusion, sustainability and social connectedness
Download CSA Group’s research report which consolidated challenges, opportunities, and existing best practices from around the world to help identify specific best practices for each of the 10 guiding principles.