Extreme weather events help all people realize the urgency of climate action. Sustainability meets the needs of the present without sacrificing opportunities for the future. As deadlines for the United Nations Global Goals and the Paris Agreement draw near, the need for positive and constructive action becomes acute. The Future of Planetary Ecology collection explores how coaching can support sustainability efforts.
Enacting the Future of Planetary Ecology
Thought Leadership Institute Executive Director/VP Alicia Hullinger, Ph.D., shares her perspective on The Future of Planetary Ecology collection and aspirations for ways a coaching perspective can support sustainability efforts.
Coaches examine their role in supporting planetary health
Greater ecological awareness is prompting a discussion among coaches regarding how their work contributes to planetary sustainability. As a result, a growing number of coaches are shifting their practices to prioritize planetary health.
The rise of ESG signals a growing push for accountability
With new methods to track the environmental and social impact of business, consumers, employees, and regulators are looking for companies that add value to the planet.
Culture can be a barrier or asset to organizational change toward sustainability
Coaches can help organizations investing in sustainable business models to identify how culture supports or challenges organizational change.
The new social contract for business reimagines the relationship between industry and the planet
Businesses that seek financial gain at the expense of environmental stewardship and human rights are losing their “social license” in the modern market. In the new social contract, societies expect businesses to give back.
Climate-responsive leaders can energize employee purpose to drive change
Employees increasingly want to support environmental and social causes with their careers. Climate-responsive leaders can use this trend ignite sustainable transformation.
Training the next generation of sustainability leaders starts with investing in soft skills
Leadership development that enhances soft skills will help future sustainability leaders to create thoughtful solutions for complex environmental issues.
Diverse and adaptive teams are foundational for building an innovative sustainability strategy
The field of sustainability is constantly evolving. Organizations will need to build adaptive teams that continue to learn and grow through change.
Counteracting greenwashing practices to embrace the profitability of sustainability
By implementing sustainable products and services without greenwashing, businesses can embrace profitability and meet consumer desires for eco-conscious choices.
Sustainable business practice is an investment in long-term global success
Governments and consumers are pushing organizations to adopt sustainable business practices that restore ecosystems, address waste, and reduce carbon emissions. Coaches can help guide thoughtful transformation in business.
Business and people will need to adapt to the impact of climate change on health and safety
Climate disasters and rising temperatures are disrupting global economies and cities. Coaching offers a lens that helps individuals adapt to change and understand the value of sustainable action.
Greater eco-awareness is shaping social and business trends among individuals and communities
A global increase in eco-awareness and activism is shaping consumer habits, public policy, and business development. Explore how climate change unites people to act and what this means for coaches.
ICEA LION: African financial institutions collaborate to support sustainable development
Working across the financial sector, ICEA LION models the power of collaborative partnerships to co-create a sustainable future.
Systemic Coaching: Coaches explore connection to imagine a sustainable future
Globalization and technological innovation are rapidly transforming policy, business, and the environment. Systemic coaching aims to meet complex and changing client needs with a future focus.
Climate Coaching Alliance: A global coaching community deepens awareness to support planetary health
The Climate Coaching Alliance (CCA) helps coaches deepen their ecological awareness by holding space for curiosity and collaboration. Dr. Josie McLean and Eve Turner share how coaches are reimagining the relationship between people and the planet.
How a coaching approach can help business leaders clarify their sustainability goals
Consumers are demanding greater environmental accountability from businesses. Leaders can use coaching approaches to design sustainability goals that support a company’s core values.
How educators can use a coaching approach to model ESG proficiency and equip future leaders
Increasingly, organizations expect workers to understand environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards. A coaching approach can help educators model ESG proficiencies to students.