Thurs. February 18 2020
Time: 10:15 Pacific Time
Join us for a discussion of strategies and tools for systems change. Dr. Bruce Hull, Senior Fellow at the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, and co-author of Leadership for Sustainability, will introduce a toolbox of strategies for tackling wicked sustainability problems.
Solving today’s wicked sustainability challenges requires system change. But as the 2020 US election illustrated, the nation is so divided and dug in that we need new strategies for leadership. We can’t rely on elected officials, political parties, chief executives, or others in positional authority to lead the systems change we need.
Sustainability professionals must apply strategies that extend their influence beyond their organizations to drive change in the cross-sector space where business, government, and nonprofit organizations intersect and the most pressing sustainability challenges exist. Professionals equipped with tools and strategies to work in this space will have more influence and career success.
The bulk of the webinar will present case studies that illustrate several of these tools, discuss the challenges and opportunities of being a systems change agent, and identify resources professionals can use to build their capacities as change