§0: the-enpi.org: 

  1. Is a governance experiment with a mission to become a network of social enterprises under the control of a scientific think-tank
  2. It aims to investigate and realize sustainable value creation through the science-policy interface
  3. It is premised on the exploration of statehood and post-sovereign entities’ capacity to govern transitions to sustainability and resilience to fragility
  4. It aims to contribute to the formulation and implementation of sustainable development.

  Chapter I: Values and Structure

§1. the-enpi.org commits to the following values:

  1. Societal welfare, achieved predominantly through upscaleable research.
  2. Ecological sustainability, driven by the globalization of well-being and intergenerational equity.
  3. Technocracy, respectively the rule of science bound with the rule of law as a just end of transforming the externalities of global capitalism.
  4. Inclusivity, achieved through complementing electoral democracy with experimental direct, liquid, deliberative, consultative and quasi-capitalist tools.
  5. Interdisciplinarity, resp. the necessary insight into the parallelisms between internal and external dimensions of post-sovereign entities as the mean towards solving externalities of the human-environment interactions.
  6. Justice, fairness and equity, as the possibly trinity in its actions towards planetary sustainable development.
  7. Increased scientific literacy as a mean towards solving societal deficiencies.
  8. Policy effectiveness as the overcoming of the barriers of a sustainability gap.

§2. the-enpi.org conducts the following activities:

  1. Translation of scientific attainments and accumulated scientific trends into policy debates and recommendations.
  2. Adaptation of scientific literature to different policy audiences in order to contribute to the materialization of science-policy interface.
  3. Missions for inclusive knowledge generation with regards to:
    • monitoring socio-ecological and socio-technical realities on the field
    • interrogating complex policy rationales from institutional settings
    • opinion drilling towards contentious issues
    • connecting stakeholders to generate a legitimate base for decisions
    • twinning of institutional and policy practices
  4. Deliberation of findings for a an improved interface between inclusive research and policy making. This takes the form of:
    • Calls for participants in inclusive research and missions
    • Feedback on news posted on the website and in social media
    • Publishing of inclusive generation of knowledge via edited multi-author publications

§3. the-enpi.org is structured internally in the following way:

  1. Founder, who drafts and edits the policy content, provides strategic direction for development and defines the governance structure until all positions are filled. The founder’s minimum voting weight is 26%.
  2. Scientific governance board consisting of elders that give that generate the policy input and output. It includes the founder and other invited members, who have 5% voting weight. The maximum number of invited elders is five to a maximum of 25% voting weight.
  3. Shareholders to a maximum of forty-nine private and legal persons. Each shareholder has a maximum of 3% and minimum 1% voting weight, to a maximum of 49%. The shareholders collect evidence in written consent to adhere to the values of the-enpi.org.
  4. Together, the founder and the scientific governance board constitute the think-tank, while the shareholders constitute a network of self-sustainable policy enterprises.
  5. Changes to the governance structure can be done only unanimously.