Stewarding Sustainability Transformations
An Emerging Theory and Practice of SDG Implementation

If we anchor vitality and resilience in our societies we can walk together into a better future.

Petra Kuenkel

Stewarding transformations needs to become the day-to-day management approach of governments, development agencies, corporations and civil society activists.

Petra Kuenkel
The Book

The book Stewarding Sustainability Transformations- An Emerging Theory and Practice of SDG Implementation is a Report to the Club of Rome 2019.

In the context of the world’s pressing sustainability challenges this new Report to the Club of Rome presents a novel approach to navigating collaborative change in partnerships between governments, research institutions, corporations and civil society activists. With reference to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Planetary Boundaries it introduces the theory and practice of Collective Stewardship as a management tool that respects the integrity of human and natural systems

The book:
• Serves as a guidebook for decision-makers, researchers and activists who need to navigate complex change towards sustainable development.
• Inspires academics and practitioners alike to explore new routes towards co-creating responsible futures in the era of the Anthropocene.
• Translates a pattern approach to systems theory into a practical guidance for planning and implementing interventions across all sectors of society.
• Sets a new direction in the field of sustainability transformations and will become a foundation for planning collective action and achieving impact at scale.

Find out more about “Stewarding Sustainability Transformations” in this short interview CLI’s Managing Partner Douglas F. Williamson run with Dr. Petra Kuenkel.
Dr. Petra Kuenkel shares what was her motivation to write the book, how it became to be accepted as a new report to the Club of Rome and who is this book an obligatory read for.

 

More interviews and podcasts on the book can be found on petrakuenkel.com/stewarding-sustainability-transformations/.

Stewarding Sustainability Transformations
An Emerging Theory and Practice of SDG Implementation.

Dr. Petra Kuenkel's new book as a Report to the Club of Rome 2019
• Serves as a guidebook for decision-makers, researchers and activists who need to navigate complex change towards sustainable development.
• Inspires academics and practitioners alike to explore new routes towards co-creating responsible futures in the era of the Anthropocene.
• Translates a pattern approach to systems theory into a practical guidance for planning and implementing interventions across all sectors of society.
• Sets a new direction in the field of sustainability transformations and will become a foundation for planning collective action and achieving impact at scale.

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The Author

Dr. Petra Kuenkel is a leading systems thinker, author, and psychologist.

As a Member of the Club of Rome and the Founder and Executive Director of the Collective Leadership Institute, she promotes the scaling-up of collective leadership and collaboration skills for change agents in sustainability transformation from the private sector, public sector and civil society.

She has a profound background in change leadership in complex systems and gained extensive experience in consulting complex multi-stakeholder partnering processes internationally, in particular multi-actor collaboration processes around common goods or economic development. She is an expert for complex cross-sector and cross-institutional partnering, multi-stakeholder dialogues and standard development for value chains. She is re-inventing and cultivating competencies in dialog and collaboration as well as leadership skills to move sustainability issues forward as a collective.

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