The volunteers of “Rêve et Réalise” by Unis-Cité have created their own definition of ESS. To do this, the group used the so-called “Snowball” method. For this, each and every one of them, could put 5 keywords on 5 different papers to complete the sentence “for us, the ESS, it is: …”.
Each volunteer would go with another. Each pair therefore had ten key words. They had to see the ideas together, sort them out so as to keep only 5 ideas. Then each pair got together with another to start the process over and only end up with 5 ideas. And so on until you meet in a larger group.
By putting all the ideas in common, we therefore arrive at the following definition: