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.

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Climate Action for Non-Profit Leaders

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Course Overview

This course is tailored for those working in the non-profit sector. Non-profit leaders will receive an overview of climate change, explore Transition Leadership competencies, and identify practical steps to take climate action within their organization.

Our first iteration of this program was offered in partnership with the Ontario Nonprofit Network. If you are interested in our next offering or would like to discuss modifying this program for your organization please contact us or subscribe below.

Learning Outcomes

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Curriculum & Structure


Introduction to Climate Action

  • Gain an overview of the impacts of climate change.
  • Better understand ecological awareness and systems thinking.
  • Unpack the difficulties of having climate conversations.


Transition Leadership

  • Deepen your understanding of Transition Leadership.
  • Explore the role of systems thinking for organizational change.
  • Practice applying a model of systems change to your organization.


A Just Transition

  • Hear and discuss case studies of the implementation of just transition policies and practices.


Taking Action as a Transition Leader

  • Explore regenerative and distributive approaches to running an organization.
  • Deepen your understanding of the challenge, impact, and scale of eco-anxiety and explore practices for well-being.

Learning Hours

This program is 8 learning hours of combined weekly discussions and prep work.

Weekly Discussions
1.5 hours per week

There are a total of 4 live Zoom sessions where all participants are encouraged to attend and engage in the discussion with their peers.


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Weekly Prep Work
30 mins per week

Participants are encouraged to spend about 30 minutes per week on reflection and prep work between sessions.