Avanzi SrL is an organization dedicated to sustainable social innovation practices, working to research effective policies for impact and stakeholder engagement as well as facilitate change processes within companies and public administrations in Italy.
Mission and Purpose
Avanzi's "mission is to promote, disseminate and implement sustainable innovation practices through innovation drivers investigation and effective policies and processes development." 
Origins and Development
Avanzi was founded in 1997 in Milan.
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
The structure is composed of 4 branches:
- Research & Development
Specializations, Methods and Tools
Major Projects and Events
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 Avanzi SrL. Accessed Nov 4, 2019. https://www.avanzi.org/en/ [BROKEN LINK] Update: similar information can be found at https://avanzi.org/identita/