Transforming Social Systems


Organic Tourism: Creating a more Sustainable Food System in Thailand

Udom Hongchatikul, a graduate of our Academy Fellowship program, is the founder of Thailand’s Social Lab and the co-founder of Thailand’s Sustainable Food Lab.

Udom is currently involved in promoting Organic Tourism across Thailand. Organic Tourism is a social movement that aims to create more sustainable food systems. Based on an inclusive business model, the movement is led by the private […]

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Systems Start with Self – an interview with our President

Darcy Winslow, Academy President & co-Founder, found her calling after leading five large-scale change efforts at Nike.

In this episode of Let Go & Lead, Darcy is interviewed by Maril MacDonald and talks all things systems thinking and leadership, including the importance of embracing a creative orientation and navigating the complex vs. complicated.

Listen to the full podcast here.


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Academy Fellow Runs for Federal Office

Academy Fellow, Mike Morrice, has won the Green Party nomination for Kitchener Centre, and is now running as a Green Party of Canada candidate in this fall’s federal election.

Running on a campaign for a made-in-Canada Green New Deal, Mike has spent the last decade working to bring people together to shift to the green economy. As the founder of two effective climate-focused organizations, he truly gets the reality […]

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Visionary Leadership Makes All The Difference

Academy Fellow, Bob Carey, is Strategic Partnerships Director for The Nature Conservancy in Washington. Having recently experienced Bob’s leadership skills in action, Academy co-Founder and Board Member, Hal Hamilton, shares a snapshot of Bob’s current work. 

The Work
Bob Carey (pictured) used to be a backcountry ranger, and leading groups of teenagers to discover what wilderness will teach them is still something he enjoys. Bob’s current […]

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