The Academy for Systems Change is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing the field of awareness-based systemic change in order to accelerate ecological, social, and economic well-being. We are a network of individuals, organizations, and other networks focused on cultivating thriving systems in education, marine ecosystems, business, sustainable communities, finance, and more. We work with leaders across multiple domains and ecosystems, recognizing the interconnectedness between them and the applicability of capacity building tools and frameworks across all.
Avaaz—meaning "voice" in several European, Middle Eastern and Asian languages—launched in 2007 with a simple democratic mission: organize citizens of all nations to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want.
A tribe of heroes gathered and set out on a journey to bring peace, freedom, abundance, and bliss to all people by unifying all beings in alignment with unconditional love together and to create and empower solutions for every challenge we face, united as the human race.
Be The Change Australia’s purpose is to educate, inspire and empower individuals, organisations and communities on the path to a sustainable, just and fulfilling future. We do this through harnessing the catalytic capacity of our educational programs across Australia, and by building a connected passionate community of people who stand for this vision. Our aim is to connect, educate, inspire, equip and motivate people across Australia to co- create a thriving, just and sustainable world.
The Change Initiative (BTCI) seeks to inspire, catalyst and support committed action in the ares of environmental sustainability, social justice and spiritual fulfillment. We see these issues as one, not three and frame the crisis facing humanity as our greatest opportunity for change.
The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS) is an Austrian independent research institute, internationally acknowledged as an ambassador for the systems science heritage and present state-of-the-art applied systems research. The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science focuses on the Foundations of Systems Science, exploring and explaining the nature of the world, and Systems Design, understanding and deploying change in this world. The objective of the BCSSS is to inspire the development of systems science by fostering systems research and supporting systems thinking. Given the global challenges of today, systems science is needed more than ever.
Billions in Change is a movement to save the world by creating and implementing solutions to the most basic global problems -- water, energy and health. Doing so will raise billions people out of poverty and improve the lives of everyone -- rich and poor.
The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet.
Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet.
Burners Without Borders is a grassroots, volunteer-driven, community leadership organization whose goal is to unlock the creativity of local communities to solve problems that bring about meaningful change -- supporting volunteers from around the world in innovative disaster relief solutions & community resiliency projects.
The mission of the Center for Partnership Studies is to accelerate movement to partnership systems of human rights and nonviolence, gender and racial equity, economic prosperity, and a sustainable environment through research, education, grassroots empowerment, and policy initiatives that promote human development, social well-being, and long-term economic success, with special emphasis on valuing the work of caring and caregiving still primarily done by women.
On Change.org people everywhere are starting campaigns, mobilizing supporters, and working with decision makers to drive solutions.
Citizens for Global Solutions, a grassroots membership organization, envisions a future in which nations work together to abolish war, protect our rights and freedoms, and solve the problems facing humanity that no nation can solve alone. We invite you to work with us on our campaigns to promote the Women's Rights Treaty, combat mass atrocities through United Nations reform, encourage leaders to take action on climate change, and form a UN Parliamentary Assembly where all citizens have their voices heard in a global democracy.
The Mission of the Club of Budapest is to be a catalyst for the transformation to a sustainable world through promoting the emergence of planetary consciousness; interconnecting generations and cultures; integrating spirituality, science, and the arts; and fostering learning communities worldwide.
OneVoice is a coalition of organizations united to forma a collective power that reflects the evolution of consciousness toward an enlightened society, the nature and details of which are presently unfolding. The expanding OneVoice community fosters deep dialog, conscious connecting and illuminating events. These activities serve the universal passion to connect on the level of spirit.
We advance whole-systems solutions by uniting Indigenous Wisdom + Earth Systems Science and by bringing people together to act coherently for the good of the whole.
The Commons Transition Platform is a database of practical experiences and policy proposals aimed toward achieving a more humane and environmentally grounded mode of societal organization.
A grassroots local-to-global, whole-system approach creates this New World of the people, by the people, for the people and all Life, with the planet. Community is the unit of global transformation.
To support the Dalai Lama’s vision for a better world.
The Dream Corps brings people together to solve America's toughest problems. Committed to solutions, servant leadership, and soul, they choose massive goals and build surprising, unlikely alliances. Be a part of our movement to build freedom and opportunity for all.
Infusing a vision that all people and organizations, including the UN General Assembly and UN agencies, embrace and internalize the essence of the Earth Charter to build just, sustainable and peaceful communities worldwide. The mission of the Earth Charter is to actively participate in sustainable ways of living on the planet.
Embracing positive change for individuals and the world community.
EARTHwise Centre is a conscious business providing stewardship, capacity development, whole system design, education, and vision development for our ecological flourishing and actualisation. As stewards for transformational change, we facilitate the actualisation of our human potentials with deep care for our planet, each other and the future generations. We support organisations and businesses to raise their standards and build capacity for ongoing value creation and ecological literacy. Through our Value Currencies™ services, we make our relational transactions visible as such providing tools and methodologies to transform and improve our communication and relational dynamics. Through our Vectors of Love™ initiatives, we apply our stewardship to stand with people for the issues that require our conscious attention and collective care.
The Emergence Project is a multi-organization think tank of leading social scientists, futurists, systems designers, technologists, ecologists and cultural philosophers collaborating to facilitate the emergence of a regenerative, thriving, omni-considerate global civilization.
World's preeminent consulting and training organization specializing in the practice of empowerment. It's empowerment methodology has been applied over the past three decades to achieve measurable and sustainable behavior change at the individual, organizational and community level. A major academic research study described this methodology as "unsurpassed in changing behavior"
Founded in 2001, Empowerment WORKS (EW) is a social change organization transforming the way the world sees and responds to poverty--in all its forms, including ecological, intellectual, and spiritual. Harnessing the power of collaboration to build a healthier, culturally-rich, biodiverse future, EW engages a cross-sector network of Partners in Empowerment (PIE) united in support of local solutions through creative media and impact forums, such as Pulse of the Movement webcasts, The Global Summit, and Artists in Action events.
A spiritual community, ecovillage and an international centre for holistic learning, helping to unfold a new human consciousness and create a positive and sustainable future.
helping others to help themselves live abundance
An independent non-profit working globally with business, government and other organisations to solve complex sustainability challenges.
Forward Together is a multi-racial organization that works with community leaders and organizations to transform culture and policy to catalyze social change. Our mission is to ensure that women, youth and families have the power and resources they need to reach their full potential. By developing strong leaders, building networks across communities, and implementing innovative campaigns, we are making our mission a reality.
A major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world.
Four Years. Go. is the call to action, it is the declaration that each of us is sufficient to do our part and it is the invitation for every man, woman, child, organization, profession, and industry to take on what is ours to do - so that we have a planet that works for everyone.
Future Earth is a major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world.
Global Citizen is a community of people like you. People who want to learn about and take action on the world’s biggest challenges—and use their power to get other people involved too. We bring you stories and actions that make a difference. That help fight extreme poverty and inequality around the world, and support approaches that will make life more sustainable for people and the planet.
The Global Healing Forum is an educational, empowerment and peace building organization, working with individuals and groups around the world to pioneer the New Paradigm together in conscious community.
GSN's mission is to fill the knowledge gap surrounding multi-stakeholder networks for global problem solving; to put GSN tools in the hands of people working to solve global problems; and to connect the networks and the people working to address common global issues.
Our vision is to create the world we want for now and our future – a creative, flourishing society and a sustainable environment. We invite innovative thinkers from many disciplines to come together to explore their own and society’s values, and to question and debate the future of our rapidly changing world.
We are women inviting humanity to be the new Wisdom Culture through the feminine values of whole-systems thinking, community building, and heart-based relationships.
We are a network of collaborators focused on making a positive impact in our world. We are you. We are the people you've been wanting to work with. We believe a better world evolves through the combined accomplishments of creative, committed, and compassionate individuals focused on a common purpose.
InGienous Designs is a South African-based idea incubator and social enterprise. We bring innovative ideas from a broad variety of sectors to life in order to catalyze personal and social transformation. We are aware of the dire need for accelerated positive change in multiple and simultaneous areas of society. To help create a sustainable future, we think globally and act locally, focusing our resources to make the optimal impact.
The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is among the first and oldest organizations devoted to interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature of complex systems, and remains perhaps the most broadly inclusive. The initial purpose of the society was "to encourage the development of theoretical systems which are applicable to more than one of the traditional departments of knowledge." In the intervening years, the ISSS has expanded its scope beyond purely theoretical and technical considerations to include the practical application of systems methodologies to problem solving. Even more importantly, it has provided a forum where scholars and practitioners from across the disciplinary spectrum, representing academic, business, government, and non-profit communities, can come together to share ideas and learn from one another.
Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting in their own lives.
Welcome! TheInnerRevolution.Org is a community dedicated to galvanizing the Inner Revolution taking place on this planet, a revolution toward Oneness, Accountability and Mutual Support. We have started by working on our own consciousness and our own behaviors. But we also have lots to offer anyone who is serious about changing themselves and our world.
Inspiring Transition supports a new form of social activism: affecting people’s mindsets and actions through transformative communication that inspires them to think in new ways that make sense to them.
The Institute of Future Living is a forward-looking non-profit focused on harnessing today’s emerging tools to develop effective, holistic and disruptive models for local living and regenerative economies that can rapidly scale to solve today’s economic and ecological crisis.
Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting in their own lives.
The International Alliance for Localization (IAL) is a cross-cultural network of thinkers, activists and NGOs dedicated to exploring radically new visions of development and progress.
We are a global think tank dedicated to exploring and expanding the frontiers of science–with an emphasis on consciousness research. The Institute seeks to articulate new paradigm science, both in general terms as well as in specific application to a variety of fields, reaching a broad public and providing them with a new and integral lens through which to view the world (and through which to gain perspective on perennial insights as well as on contemporary issues that require understanding and informed action). The result is an institutional offering that grounds new domains of scientific inquiry in approaches that are verifiable, repeatable, intellectually rigorous and academically robust. The Institute also creates programs and fosters projects in the fields of science, business, education and health that express these perspectives through real-world activities aimed at catalysing impactful, scalable change.
Local Futures/International Society for Ecology’s mission is to protect and renew ecological and social well being by promoting a systemic shift away from economic globalization towards localization. Through its “education for action” programs, Local Futures/ISEC develops innovative models and tools to catalyze collaboration for strategic change at the community and international level.
To help people live more sustainably, to demonstrate the inherently undemocratic and unsustainable nature of our corporate economic/political system, and to discuss ways that we might replace it. We offer introductions to 200+ topics – ways that you can do things for yourself, live more sustainably and/or change your career. We network with specialists to provide this information, but crucially, we make it accessible for a general audience. We also offer books, links, further information, blog articles, courses and advice from specialists if you want to go deeper into the subject, and we provide listings of product & service providers if you want someone else to do it for you.
Medium is a vibrant network of thinkers who care about the world and making it better — through their craft, their stories, and their ideas. More than a network of thinkers, though, Medium is a network of thought. Connecting people together increases their knowledge and capabilities. Connecting ideas together increases their value, as well.
Milagro World Center Panama also known as Rancho la Pagoda is a sacred space dedicated to profound learning - personal, spiritual, leadership and organizational development that advances consciousness toward solutions for a better future.
We are a leading partner for organisations ready to address humanities grand challenges to create a better future. We enable decision makers to manage complexity, define their future position and seize opportunities for short and long term success. Since 1989, we have worked with thousands of corporations, municipalities, academic institutions and not-for-profit organizations that have proven that moving strategically toward sustainability leads to new opportunities, reduced costs and dramatically reduced ecological and social impacts. With almost thirty years of experience helping organizations and individuals understand and make meaningful progress toward sustainability, The Natural Step has 12 offices with associates and strategic partners in 54 countries.
Recognizes the primacy of consciousness, the unity of all life and the undeniability of the individual sovereign condition. It is an open invitation to every member of the human family to transition away from all systems and enclosures which limit our capacity for creative self-expression, and instead unite as an extraterritorial family of sovereign individuals who, with the support and solidarity of that family, are collectively empowered to consciously co-create a new paradigm of prosperity, harmony and abundance.
Our purpose is to help people, organizations, communities and systems navigate the tides of change towards well-being, compassion and deep collaboration.
We connect people to meaningful experiences to facilitate personal transformation and accelerate the development of impact centers -- a land based project that offers individual transformation, regenerative living education and strives to leave a positive local impact.
One Becoming One is catalyzing a "Sustainability Corps." The purpose of this corps is to accelerate our individual progress towards self actualization while in service to the individuals and organizations that are committed to community self-sufficiency, sustainability and social justice.
The One Billion Acts of Peace Campaign is an international global citizens' movement designed to tackle the most important problems facing our planet. We started with a simple idea... Everyone matters. Everyone can make a difference. And together, we are unstoppable.
Transformational global change through designing, modeling, and open sourcing sustainably holistic, virally self-replicating, highest good of all solutions. These solutions are founded on comprehensive and modifiable village/city models which can be duplicated globally.
A year long international service trip created to focus, encourage, and demonstrate humanist generosity and compassion; supporting clean water, education, human rights and environmental conservation work around the globe.
The Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, was founded by director Dr. John Hagelin to identify, scientifically evaluate, and implement proven, prevention-oriented, forward-looking solutions to critical national and global problems.
A growing culture of resistance is utilizing nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience as a primary tactic, and is forming real democratic organizations to empower local communities. PopularResistance.org is a resource and information clearinghouse for this movement.
The Presencing Institute was founded in 2006 by MIT Sloan School of Management Senior Lecturer Otto Scharmer and colleagues in order to create an action research platform at the intersection of science, consciousness, and profound social and organizational change. Over the past two decades, we have developed Theory U as a change framework, led cross-sector leadership, change and innovation initiatives worldwide, and created an innovation platform called u.lab.
The Rules is a worldwide network of activists pushing the global narrative in a new direction and focusing on five strategic areas that are in desperate need of radical reform: Money, Power, Secrecy, Ideas and The Commons.
Shifts aims to create spaces of trust and respectful communication to encourage honest and transparent collaboration and processes to unfold. This allows a widening such that deeper connections and shared visions emerge and genuine actions can get implemented with ease and clarity. It inspires participative design and the co-creation of â€œstructuresâ€� that serve the individual, the group as well as the shared intention and the larger context.
Citizens for a Healthy Earth (CHE) is an integrative framework and platform designed to serve the global community of individuals and organizations dedicated to co-creating a thriving world for all.
Applying the reality of our ecological interconnectedness to our local and global governing systems.
Co-creating a new human operating system through gaming... We make it simple for humanity to come together in entirely new, fun and engaging ways, inspired by the elegant complexity and abundance of Nature and the contagious delight of infinite games. Come play!
Building upon two decades of action research at MIT, the process shows how individuals, teams, organizations and large systems can build the essential leadership capacities needed to address the root causes of today’s social, environmental, and spiritual challenges. In essence, we show how to update the operating code in our societal systems through a shift in consciousness from ego-system to eco-system awareness.
The mission of ThriveTogether is to provide a forum where transparent, open-minded discussion will nourish critical thinking and effective collaboration. Explore different perspectives, foster respectful debate, and engage the full range of skills and insights of people participating in this vast global movement.
Transformative Change (XC) is the first national center entirely dedicated to bridging the inner and outer lives of social change agents, activists and allies to support a more effective, more sustainable movement of social justice for all.
This online social change community is about starting on a local scale, but acting with the intention of global change to bridge the gap between our present times and a Global Egalitarian System. Together we are creating a worldwide movement based on a set of practical values to give people a better understanding of the interconnection and impact we have with one another as well as the environment.
Transition Network is a charitable organization whose role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organize around the Transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.
The Tyringham Initiative sees a role for a new focus in human evolutionary endeavour, collaborating with similar organisations and leading luminaries in the Consciousness arena to shift the emphasis from discourse and debate into tangible transformation and change.
We are a team of guides and leaders specializing in assisting humanity through the transformation process from old to new. Our family of like-minded people from all walks of life, have already (partially) traversed the shift through their own experiences and now dedicate their time and skill sets in helping others through the process.
The Movement for a Healthy Country offers a framework and agenda for governance rooted in interdisciplinary wisdom that draws on best practices from across the world for social and environmental health and healing. It provides a whole system approach to managing collective resources that puts the health of the land and all its inhabitants as the core purpose and organizing principle for governance. It focuses on the whole-system health consequences of all policies and laws and demands full responsibility and accountability for these consequences.
The Universal Trust was established in 2012 as an international network of networkers united by a common intent to support inventors, scientists and new paradigm developers of all types. We collaborate, co-operate and joint venture with partners to achieve these objectives and our intention and ethics guide our projects. It is our intent to connect all of these elements together for the good of all using holistic systems – a system simply means that something is bigger than the sum of its parts and connected with everything else, including our environment. The process we use tends to help remove ego and personality issues – none of us is perfect, but we need ways to work together which bring out everyone's individual skills and innate knowledge.
The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war, poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary human suffering are viewed not only as avoidable, but as totally unacceptable. Anything less will result in a continuation of the same catalog of problems inherent in today's world.
We are members of the non-centralised global transformation movement that is calling on all the world’s solutionaries, organisations, movements, educational institutions, communities and global citizens to join us in co-creating a positive future for all.
Through this website, We Agree calls into action a global conversation that becomes a New Cooperative World. When enough of the population agrees to this new paradigm shift, we will stop supporting and serving the old paradigm. On that day, we will realize our natural abilities to live in peace. Sign a petition, join the conversation, and be a part of the solution.
Our mission is to empower the emergence of our conscious evolution. The scientifically-based WholeWorld-View naturally reconciles with universal spiritual experiences to co-create a breakthrough in the understanding of what it means to be human, our potential for evolution and the nature of reality.
The New Civilization Network (NCN) is a meeting place for people of good will who are working on building a world that works for all of us. A world of increased quality of life, freedom, fun and inspiration for all. A world where the needs of all of humanity are met.
The Zeitgeist Movement is a sustainability advocacy organization, which conducts community based activism and awareness actions through a network of global/regional chapters, project teams, annual events, media and charity work. The movement's principle focus includes the recognition that the majority of the social problems that plague the human species at this time are not the sole result of some institutional corruption, absolute scarcity, a political policy, a flaw of "human nature" or other commonly held assumptions of causality. Rather, the movement recognizes that issues such as poverty, corruption, pollution, homelessness, war, starvation and the like appear to be "symptoms" born out of an outdated social structure.
100% MAD is the brand for a not for profit, self-sustaining social enterprise built to ignite a global philanthropic youth movement driven by the world’s 3 billion millennials. 100% MAD empowers people to make a difference in the world, one action, one micro-donation at a time.