Cultivating A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership with Dr. Steven Schein

August 17, 2015
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Will enough people take meaningful steps to reduce their ecological footprint soon enough to avoid large-scale ecological collapse? In his recently released book A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership: The Hidden Power of Ecological Worldviews, Dr. Steven Schein posits that sustainability leaders have developed an ecological self, a post-conventional worldview, and an enhanced systems consciousness. Drawing on insights from eco-psychology, deep ecology, ecological economics, social psychology, environmental sociology, indigenous studies, integral ecology, and developmental psychology, and based on interviews with 75 global sustainability leaders in more than 40 multi-national organizations, Dr. Schein has concluded that effective sustainability leaders are deeply motivated by an ecological worldview -- seeing one's relationship to the natural world through the lens of ecology rather than a human-centric view. Join Host Kate Ebner to meet Dr. Schein and learn about his vision

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