The Presencing Institute (PI) aims at advancing awareness-based social technologies such as Presencing, and to support individuals, groups, organizations and societies by making social technologies available to change makers, innovators, and local communities around the world.
|ALIA, Authentic Leadership in Action|
ALIA has been convening thought leaders and innovators in the field of systems change and transformative leadership for the past 14 years. Its programs provide a lived experience of contemplative practices that deepen personal and collective learning and equip its participants with tools for addressing systemic change. Experience the 5-day learning community in a Leadership Intensive, a year-long Master Class, or participate in a free webinar. Visit www.aliainstitute.org for more information.
|Sustainable Food Laboratory|
|The Sustainable Food Lab is a consortium of business, non profit and public organizations working together to accelerate the shift toward sustainability. We facilitates market-based solutions to the key issues—including climate, soil, poverty, and water—that are necessary for a healthy and sustainable food system to feed a growing world. The Sustainable Food Lab uses collaborative learning to incubate innovation at every stage along the supply chain from producing to distributing and selling food.|
|System Dynamics Society|
|System dynamics is a computer-aided approach to policy analysis and design. It applies to dynamic problems arising in complex social, managerial, economic, or ecological systems — literally any dynamic systems characterized by interdependence, mutual interaction, information feedback, and circular causality.|
The System Dynamics Society is an international, nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging the development and use of system dynamics and systems thinking around the world. With members in seventy countries, the Society provides a forum in which researchers, educators, consultants, and practitioners in the corporate and public sectors interact to introduce newcomers to the field, keep abreast of current developments, and build on each other’s work.
|ROAD MAPS: A GUIDE TO LEARNING SYSTEM DYNAMICS||APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY||World Inquiry: BUSINESS AS AN AGENT FOR WORLD BENEFIT|
|A complete course for those who want to build computer models of systems. Great capacity development resource for all those who want to develop their systems thinking skills. (Sponsored by the System Dynamics in Education Projects at MIT.) |
|THE CREATIVE LEARNING EXCHANGE||THE DIALOGUE TO ACTION INITIATIVE||THE NEW ENGLAND COMPLEX SYSTEMS INSTITUTE|
|THE SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS NETWORK||FRANCES HESSELBEIN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE||THE SYSTEM DYNAMICS SOCIETY|
|At the Sustainability Leaders Network, our mission is to enhance the capacity of sustainability champions who are versed in the practices of organizational learning. Through engagement of our Fellows Network, young leaders, aspiring farmers, and artists for sustainability, we build leadership capacity in people who are creating inspiring solutions for social and environmental challenges.||FORMERLY THE PETER F. DRUCKER FOUNDATION|
|THE WORLD CAFE RESOURCE GUIDE||MATRIZTICA INSTITUTE||PUBLIC CONVERSATIONS PROJECT|
|Offered by Consultant members Juanita Brown and David Isaacs. This concise guide details how to use the six principles of the World Cafe in designing Cafe conversations. It contains tips for creating powerful questions, explains the World Cafe assumptions and etiquette, and has checklists for setting up your meeting space, as well as all the supplies you will need on hand to support your gathering. Illustrated by Nancy Margulies, this booklet should be useful for both seasoned and novice Cafe Hosts. ||Created as a learning space by Humberto Maturana and Ximena DC!vila when they expanded through their conversations the understanding of the dynamic interplay of the biology of cognition and the biology of love in what they call the Biological Biological Matrix of Human Existence. |
|SEED, a Schlumberger non-profit community development program||The Sustainability Collaborative||Best Practice Institute|
|Schlumberger, a member of SoL's Sustainability Consortium, offers this outstanding science education website which connects disadvantaged school children in developing countries to the Internet, shares the real world of science through a multilingual online science center, and facilitates collaborative projects among school children around the world.|