How is Collective Intelligence used for the SDGs?
Collective intelligence is already being mobilized by organizations around the world to address the SDGs. In our rapid review of the academic literature and case studies, we found practical examples of collective intelligence relating to all 17 SDGs.
Six use cases for collective intelligence for the SDGs
From the analysis of case studies, we see a clustering of current practice around six key use cases relating to just under half of the SDGs – with particular emphasis on goals 10-16. These use cases describe the different ways in which people use collective intelligence methods to try to achieve a particular result or create new value for a community or organization. Informing each of these use cases is a diverse range of practical case studies from around the world, which share either explicitly-stated or implicitly-inferred goals.