Skills, Systems & Synergies for Sustainable Development
Helping people to think, talk, act and lead on Sustainable Development
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was agreed by world leaders in September 2015. The Agenda offers a clear vision for the future for the world’s people, for the places where they live and for the planet.
4SD helps people working on sustainable development to have strategic influence within challenging situations. 4SD equips them with the skills they need to make a lasting difference. 4SD accompanies them as they nurture their skills in their professional practice.
4SD encourages the use of Living Systems approaches: these enable more effective engagement across sectors and among multiple stakeholders.
4SD fosters integrated people-centred action in ways that are inclusive, always connecting more stakeholders and offering the promise of generative futures for all.
In 2019, 4SD offers you the following:
- Collective Mentoring: small-group residential immersions and a facilitated network of practitioners;
- Process Mentoring: support to specific systems initiatives focusing on food, nutrition, climate & health.
- Personal Mentoring: regular one-to-one engagement with a 4SD Mentor
4SD is also involved in applied interdisciplinary learning within universities and staff colleges internationally.
Living Systems Leadership
Comfort in complexity
One step at a time with the direction in mind! Find out more about the characteristics of
All human systems are
#LivingSystems; when we engage with them, we recognize how generative they are. Ideas & capacities grow, sometimes slowly, sometimes rapidly, sometimes predictably, often not.