The Collective Leadership Institute is an internationally operating non-profit organisation located in Potsdam (Germany) and Cape Town (South Africa) with focus on educational programmes in the area of Collective Leadership and Stakeholder Dialogues. 

We offer capacity building for sustainable approaches to stakeholder dialogues, provide process consultancy, research, and build networks and communities. In Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, we work with leaders, project managers, and change agents from the private sector, the public sector, and civil society. We support and empower them to create and implement collaborative change initiatives for innovative and sustainable solutions to global, societal and local challenges. 

We specialise in large-scale change processes around sustainability with a focus on transformation through high-quality stakeholder engagement and with Collective Leadership as our core methodology.

The Collective Leadership Institute is a cutting-edge organization with deep expertise in bringing emerging paradigm leadership concepts to multi-stakeholder processes and projects in support of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This work is vitally important to the long-term flourishing of the human family, as well as serving the preservation of life and its beauty on planet earth.


Our Mission

Our mission is to build collaboration competence for sustainability by:

  1. empowering people globally to use our methodology of collective leadership for sustainability and dialogic change. 
  2. fostering communities for dialogic change towards sustainability.
  3. developing into a centre of gravity for Collective Leadership globally.