Online and in-person courses focused on developing Transition Leadership competencies. ASI offers course development, design, and instruction to academic and non-academic partners.

A peer network for sustainability professionals who want to be part of a community of practitioners working to accelerate climate action within their organizations.

Workshops, facilitation, eLearning modules, and other customized support to help gain clarity and alignment with your stakeholders.

Research focused on Transition Leadership and climate action workforce development.

Stay informed about ASI’s most recent news, blogs, reports, and publications.

Leadership for a Better World

Empowering leaders to advance the transition to a low-carbon, socially-inclusive future.

The Climate Crisis is a Crisis of Leadership

At its core, the climate crisis represents a failure of leadership. Outdated leadership models, characterized by short-term thinking, narrow focus on profit, and resistance to change, have contributed to the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources, pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. Needless to say, outdated leadership models no longer serves us or the planet.

how asi can help

New Leadership for a Sustainable Future

ASI is a Canadian charity that firmly believes the transition to a sustainable future requires new forms of leadership

Our Transition Leadership programs offer education and training to help organizations and individuals move away from outdated models of leadership. Our goal is to build up your leadership capacity so you can advance sustainability initiatives within your workplace or community.

WORK WITH ASI

Transition Leadership Programs

Our programs transform how we perceive and practice leadership in response to climate change.

Leadership Courses

Online and in-person courses focused on developing Transition Leadership competencies.

Members Network

A peer network for those working to accelerate climate action within their organization.

Custom Engagements

Custom support for organizations seeking to lead and work differently amidst climate change.

Research Projects

Research focused on Transition Leadership and climate action workforce development.

A man and a woman are smiling and looking at a tablet together. The man, wearing glasses, a blazer, and holding a coffee cup, is engaged in the discussion. The woman, donning an orange shirt and with long hair, holds the tablet. They appear to be in a modern office setting discussing nonprofit leadership strategies.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Take Action Today

Your action is needed to advance Canada’s transition to a low-carbon, socially-inclusive future.

Join ASI in our mission to support industry, nonprofit, and government leaders who are determined to help their organizations transition faster. Learn how you can donate, sponsor, or hire ASI today.

What is Transition Leadership?

Leadership is everywhere. Regardless of your role or position, everyone can influence change.

Transition Leadership is the capacity to understand, implement, and inspire positive change to build a sustainable world. It is a set of skills that help you navigate complexity and create value that’s good for people, good for business, and good for the planet.

Transition Leadership Competencies

Supporters of ASI

We can’t lead climate action alone

The Academy for Sustainable Innovation is supported by a community of funders, partners, clients, and collaborators who help us empower Canada’s current and future leaders.