I provide a compass for orientation in a diverse, contradictory
and complex world, giving directions to a sustainable organisation.
jungle of labels
Any company or organisation that holds itself in esteem today is
healthy, ecological, fair, caring, ethical, has an Environmental
Officer, a strategic purchasing system, a CSR department, an environmental
report, an EU-ECO-Audit and higher environmental and social aims.
Some of this is genuine commitment, some it has been demanded by
markets, some is “greenwashing”.
Many eco- and fair-trade labels are supposed to offer orientation
and some publications are supposed to offer orientation in the
orientation. But the core is simple and common sense.
The word “sustainable” originates from early
forestry and implies, that you don’t cut more wood than
grows back. That was ecological and economical all in one go.
The social aspect was looked at separately in those times. Today
in a global world, social aspects must be included. As anything
is doable, we carry a larger responsibility. It’s as simple
And people can learn this just as easily, when we start with
the way they live their own lives and their working environment
and don’t dump theories and facts onto them. Really sustainable
are learning organisations.
I call my courses “Compass of Sustainability” and
they start from where the participants find themselves. They
are designed to awaken the common sense that slumbers in people.
They use the different learning styles of observing, doing, thinking,
I train your staff, executives and multipliers in the Compass
Using it, anybody can align their own action with their own wellbeing
and the common good. Participants learn to act sustainably from
their own insight and responsibility.
The content starts at the relevant practical issues of the organisation
and the form supports the autonomous development of the Compass
of Sustainability already in the workshop. I contribute experiences
from the domains of food and agriculture, shaping the future
|I provide the Compass of Sustainability as an in-house
workshop for companies and organisations a
· one-day introductory course
· two-day course for completion (only for participants who
have completed the introductory course)
· three-cay compact course with the whole program in one go
Further and more specific contents and formats including smaller and larger events