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We believe resilient organizations and people have the capacity to lead the transition to a low carbon, socially inclusive economy. No matter if you are just starting your career or well on your way, you can build the Transition Leadership skills, practices and mindsets needed to make positive change. Our programs and free content are designed to provide accessible opportunities to the diverse community of ambitious professionals motivated to work for a better world.

ASI Programs

Attendees at Transition Leadership workshop

ASI Masterclass in Transition Leadership

A unique professional development program for people, at any point in their career, who want to lead Canada’s transition to a sustainable and equitable economy. Created at the nexus of climate science and social equity principles with a focus on Indigenous perspectives, each module incorporates academic rigour, practical insights, and is taught by leading practitioners and experts in their field.

Attendees at Transition Leadership workshop

ASI Breakthrough Leadership for Transition

A program tailored for organizations who want to leverage opportunities unearthed by disruption and lead positive change. This multifaceted program explores and builds the capacities, practices, and mindsets to navigate – and lead through – Canada’s most pressing transition issues.

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Transition Leadership Credential

The transition to a low-carbon and socially inclusive future requires new abilities and mindsets. This one-of-a kind accreditation program supports and measures the ability of academic and professional institutions to nurture these capacities within their students, ensuring that emerging leaders receive the critical learning experiences required to embrace future challenges.

How change is happening

Meet Mabel and Ali!

Meet Mabel and Ali!

Meet Mabel and Ali! This September saw the ASI team grow as Mabel Marin and Ali Kazmi joined our ranks of passionate people working to advance climate transition leadership. As incoming Research Associates they’ll be rolling up their sleeves to help advance ASI’s...

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Q & A with Tamara Connell, ASI’s new CEO

Q & A with Tamara Connell, ASI’s new CEO

ASI is pleased to introduce its new CEO, Tamara Connell. Below, Tamara shares insights about the field of transition leadership, the external trends she sees impacting sustainability, and a few highlights of stepping into the CEO role. She also shares how...

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Yesterday’s thinking cannot solve tomorrow’s problems

Transition Leadership is the capacity to understand, implement and inspire positive change to build a sustainable world. It is a set of skills that helps professionals at all stages of their career to navigate complexity  and create value that’s good for people, good for business, and good for the planet.

Unlock the purpose in your work. Discover Transition Leadership skills, practices and mindsets to harness the positive opportunities for tomorrow, today.

Transition Leadership Capabilities


Transition Leadership capabilities function as the foundation of all our programs, and as guiding principles for Transition Leaders.

They are essential for Transition Leadership, in conjunction with awareness of systemic drivers of transition, including the importance of embracing indigenous knowledge.

ASI’s capability framework unlocks the potential for impact through learning, practicing, communicating, and supporting others in their Transition Leadership journeys.

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Transition is inevitable. The capacity and skills to steer transition and leverage new opportunities is what will set leaders and leading organizations apart.

John Dillon

Senior Vice-President, Policy & Corporate Counsel at Business Council of Canada