A Transformation of Social Systems


Next Generation Leaders

We are in a time of deep questioning and change, a time of opportunity and possibility for a new way of being with each other and the earth. The questions we speak of are global in nature. We have surpassed seven billion people, we are experiencing the direct impacts of climate uncertainty, societal transformation and escalating globalization, and technology has transformed the way we operate, communicate and connect.

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Inaugural Love Summit a Great Success

June 13, 2015 marked the debut of the inaugural Love Summit in Portland, Oregon. With seats filled and a lineup of sixteen renowned speakers including Dan Wieden, Dan Price, John Perkins, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, and Ecuador’s Government Minister Freddy Ehlers, the summit was a remarkable success.

The Love Summit is an annual event that brings together the business community and […]

Next Generations Leaders Gathering at Brew Creek, BC, October 5-9, 2015


In early October, for the first time, the entire Academy will convene in British Columbia for the third of three gatherings in our pilot year of the Next Generation Leaders Academy for Systemic Change – Faculty, Coaches, Fellows, Advisors, Executive Champions and Sponsors, and leaders of two First Nations tribes. This will be a significant transition for all as we […]

The Dawn of System Leadership

The Stanford Social Innovation Review Winter 2014 edition feature article “The Dawn of System Leadership” by Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton and John Kania describes the need for “system leaders” – those who catalyze collective leadership, to address society’s most intractable problems. The magazine also features a supplement article, “System Leaders for Sustainable Food”, by Hal Hamilton. […]

Academy Starts a Partnership with One Earth

We have started a learning partnership between the One Earth and their sustainable consumption and production systems mapping initiative to exchange ideas, resources and approaches. As part of this partnership, Peter Senge and Darcy Winslow participated in this webinar: Change at a Scale that Matters, moderated by Vanessa Timmer, Co-Founder and Executive Director of One Earth.  Click here to see the webinar […]