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This is a blog for people who want to vastly improve ways to address critical challenges of the 21st century such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, corruption, water, security, the financial system, forests, and marine resources. These are global challenges that require big changes in us as individuals, our organizations and our societies. We are developing organizing innovations to address these challenges, and this blog aims to spur further development and dissemination of those innovations.

Societal Change System Stewards: A large systems change frontier

Posted by Steve Waddell in Net Dev on January 5, 2017

Addressing large systems change challenges such as sustainable energy, health care and poverty can be greatly enhanced by development of powerful societal change systems (SCSs) comprising all those organizations, projects and programs aiming to realize change. SCS Stewards can greatly …

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115 Must Know Facts about Social Media

Posted by Steve Waddell in Net Dev on December 19, 2016

Social media is an increasingly important change tool. I was sent this very interesting infographic that summarizes nicely some important social media qualities. Source: Skilled

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Transformation Governance is Taking Off

Posted by Steve Waddell in Net Dev on December 8, 2016

Transformation governance is collective decision-making and action processes to realize deep change. It is relevant to every issue arena. It is not about “government”; rather it is the much broader processes that can involve many stakeholders…indeed, many see transformation governance …

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Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Posted by Steve Waddell in Net Dev on December 1, 2016

What are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)? That was the question addressed by a new report for …

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Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Posted by Steve Waddell in Net Dev on October 5, 2016

New Publication! Issues such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, and health care are described as wicked, messy, complex, and multi-level: they involve many hundreds of odouble helixrganizations at a national level; at a global level this easily increases to …

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