As world leaders descend upon New York this week to answer critical sustainability questions with internationally binding Sustainable Development Goals, Dr. Brundtland’s insights are important to consider.
It’s pre-dawn on the morning of the People’s Climate March. The air is moist and crisp, autumn dancing in the air with summer’s yawning presence. The UN Climate Summit, intended to catalyze action for the 2015 UN Climate Negotiations, convenes this week. Yet the most remarkable display of leadership may be the catalytic momentum on the streets.
“We are history, you and I today… the day that the change became real.” With humility and earthy grace, Casey Camp-Horinek of the Ponca tribe invoked blessings of hope...
Global indicators suggest that fulfilling a vision of collective wellbeing and thriving balance will require embracing the 21st century as the age of sustainability and community, leaving the blind spots of previous ages behind.
Those practicing restorative leadership grasp the interdependence and interconnectedness of life that can be articulated with great clarity, whether grounded in an intuitive sense or based in scientific knowledge.
Uncertainty is a hallmark of the 21st century as we envision the possibility of global equilibrium and collective wellbeing while confronting the reality of having exceeded the limits to growth.
Restorative leadership demonstrates a fundamental belief in human potential and the power of community.
Restorative leadership holds a global worldview, translating broad awareness to local understanding.
What we are witnessing on the east coast with Superstorm Sandy is a tragic reminder that nature is the ultimate bottom line.
Dr. Elinor Ostrom (August 7, 1933 – June 12, 2012) was a heroine of mine: an embodiment of restorative leadership with her belief in the power of community...
In leadership we get what we focus on, and with metrics what gets measured gets managed.
Spring is blooming in England! London’s downtown bustle is set to the chorus of songbirds, and Devon is abundant with fragrant blossoms, stirring even the most hurried to stop and savor a breath.
This time last year, I was humbled by the blazing dawns on Kigali’s eastern horizon, running in the mornings near the Milles Collines Hotel (Hotel Rwanda) and feeling the ghosts of the horrors...
Whether we think in seasons or quarters, this past one has been has been a time of reckoning across the world.
I was honored by a recent request to participate at the 2011 Colorado Bioneers conference, both speaking on leadership for resilient communities and hosting a plenary discussion following Gloria Steinem’s talk.
As of October 31, 2011 world demographers say that we have reached 7 billion people on Earth.
I have lost count of how many times I have listened to Professor Wangari Maathai tell the story of the hummingbird and its valiant effort to save the burning forest.
The world mourns the loss of Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, who passed away on September 25, 2011.
There is something compelling about the passage of a decade that calls us to deep levels of reflection.