We live in a time of great uncertainty, complexity, and unprecedented systemic challenges. Addressing complex sustainability challenges requires unprecedented collaboration and new ways of working across sectors and across scales.

We have a long track record of working with organizations to help them become sustainability leaders. Our effort to support the emergence of role model organizations that can inspire others is a key part of our mission.

We are a highly respected provider of learning programs based both on a big-picture, science-based understanding of sustainability and an understanding of the hands-on skills needed by today’s leaders.


Energy Futures Workshop: Engaging with Complexity and Possibility (Calgary, AB)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 8:00pm


A Two-Day Workshop for Leaders within Alberta’s Energy System

The Natural Step Canada’s Energy System Transitions workshop is an opportunity to:

Future Business Fitness: ‘Less Bad’ Isn’t Good Enough

The article and interview Future Business Fitness: ‘Less Bad’ Isn’t Good Enough written by Brynn McNally, Sustainable Brands, was originally published on sustainablebrands.com. The Future-Fit Business Benchmark is a project that is co-led by The Natural Step Canada and 3D Investment Foundation.


How do we judge corporate sustainability?

Seize the inter-generational moment, Mr. Prentice

The article Seize the inter-generational moment, Mr. Prentice, written by Chad Park, Executive Director of The Natural Step Canada, was originally published in the Edmonton Journal.


Sir Winston Churchill once famously said that we should never let a good crisis go to waste. Never was this truer for Alberta than today.

As the reality of sliding oil prices settled in last year, Premier Jim Prentice described the province’s fiscal situation as “the most challenging financial and economic circumstances we’ve seen in our province in a generation.” The Economist magazine recently used a similar turn of phrase when it called on governments around the world to take “the once-in-a-generation opportunity” to implement smarter energy policies, including putting a price on carbon emissions.


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