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Regenerative Leadership: A Journey Back to Our Roots for a Sustainable Future

Embrace the Future of Leadership: Discover how reconnecting with nature ignites transformative change for a sustainable world. Join the Regenerative Leadership journey.

In the face of escalating global challenges—war, loneliness, biodiversity loss, and climate change—our efforts to bring about meaningful change often seem to fall short. Despite breaking down these grand challenges into seemingly manageable problems, the solutions remain elusive. This conundrum has led to a profound realization: the need for a shift in our leadership approach. The concept of Regenerative Leadership has emerged as a beacon of hope, offering a transformative path forward. This short article delves into the essence of Regenerative Leadership, underscoring its necessity in today’s world, and introduces a unique programme designed to equip leaders with the skills to embody this approach.

Why Regenerative Leadership?

Our conventional problem-solving tactics, while well-intentioned, often overlook the interconnectedness of the challenges we face. Regenerative Leadership seeks to change this narrative by fostering a deep connection with self, others, and most importantly, nature. This approach is not just about sustaining; it's about rejuvenating and enriching our ecosystems and communities. As articulated by Dr. Ruth Förster and Dr. Anaïs Sägesser, the journey towards Regenerative Leadership is rooted in the act of pausing, reconnecting, rejoicing, rerouting, and realising our potential to lead with a regenerative mindset.

Connecting with Nature: A Cornerstone of Transformation

One of the fundamental principles of Regenerative Leadership is the reconnection with nature. The joy and creativity sparked by immersive experiences in nature during childhood are not just nostalgic memories but are essential qualities that we must reclaim and cultivate. This reconnection serves as a powerful antidote to the crises of planetary boundaries overstepping and loss of connectedness. It is within the nurturing embrace of nature that we find the clarity and calmness to question and reshape our deeply held beliefs, values, and assumptions—enabling transformative learning and fostering a regenerative outlook.

The Programme: A Pathway to Regenerative Leadership

Recognizing the critical need for leaders to embody this transformative approach, the Competence Center for Social Innovation has crafted the Regenerative Leadership Programme. This retreat-style programme, set against the pristine backdrop of the Swiss Alps, offers participants a unique opportunity to pause, recalibrate, and assume responsibility for enacting change within their organisations and beyond. It's a journey of deep learning, reflection, and connection, aiming to equip leaders with the insights and tools necessary for personal and organisational transformation. The programme emphasizes immersive experiences in nature, expertly designed sessions, and trust-based exchanges, fostering a regenerative leadership mindset.

Looking Back and Moving Forward

As we reflect on the success of last year's programme, we are reminded of the transformative potential of Regenerative Leadership. Participants left with renewed clarity, actionable pathways for change, and a deepened connection to nature. This year, we invite a new cohort of leaders to embark on this innovative journey. Through expert facilitation by Dr. Anaïs Sägesser, Dr. Ruth Förster and Dr. Rachel Brooks, and the supportive framework of the programme, leaders will discover how to translate regenerative principles into impactful actions.

Join Us on This Transformative Journey

Regenerative Leadership is more than an approach; it's a way of being that resonates with the essence of our existence and our interconnectedness with the world around us. It beckons us to lead in a manner that nourishes, rejuvenates, and sustains life for future generations. We warmly invite changemakers and business leaders passionate about embedding sustainability into their practices to explore the Regenerative Leadership Programme. Together, we can redefine leadership for a sustainable future.

As we continue to navigate through the complexities of our time, the call for Regenerative Leadership becomes ever more urgent. It's a call to action for each of us to reflect, learn, and engage in ways that foster resilience, renewal, and hope. Join us in embracing this transformative journey towards regenerative leadership and discover how you can contribute to a more sustainable and equitable world.

Discover the Regenerative Leadership Programme

  • Dates: July 7-10, 2024
  • Location: Val Medel, Graubünden, in the breathtaking Swiss Alps.
  • Language: Programme conducted in English.
  • Price: CHF 4'900.- (excluding accommodation and travel expenses).
  • Accommodation: Options available at the Hotel Medelina.
  • Key Features:
    • Four-day retreat-style programme designed to reconnect you with your essence and purpose.
    • Engage in deep learning sessions, nature immersion, and trust-based peer exchanges.
    • Gain insights from the natural world to inspire sustainable transformation in leadership roles.
    • Leave with a toolbox for personal and organisational transformation, ready to implement immediate change.
  • For Whom: Changemakers, managers, and leaders seeking actionable insights into regenerative transformation and sustainability integration.
  • Facilitators: Expert guidance by Dr. Anaïs Sägesser, Dr. Ruth Förster, and Dr. Rachel Brooks
  • Outcome: Renewed clarity on your agency for building a better future, a new network of like-minded leaders, and a refreshed connection to nature.
  • Registration: Secure your spot here.
  • Info-Event: Monday, 22.04.2024, 12:45 - 13:15 via Zoom. Register here.

Join us for a transformative experience that goes beyond sustainability, aiming to regenerate and rejuvenate. Together, we can pave the way for a sustainable future, leading with purpose, connection, and a renewed sense of what it means to be part of the natural world.