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  • Rick Bonetti

Designing Sustainable Futures

Updated: May 20, 2022

"Designing Sustainable Futures (DSF) is a practice and a mindset that draws on the power of futures thinking, the creativity of design, and the capacity of collective leadership."

On May 24, 2022 at 8 a.m. PT join a conversation about DSF with Institute For The Future's (IFTF) Joseph Press & Quinault Childs, hosted by Vanessa Mason. "Learn how DSF will enable you to strengthen your ability to and resilience for making an impact, regardless of what sector or industry you work in or what your background may be."

NOTE: This is a public webinar. Anyone may join! But you must register: Registration is required here.

Designing Sustainable Futures: Applying the Power of Design to Imagine and Transition to a more Sustainable World is also an eight-week intensive program to develop the skills and mindset of practitioners who are passionate about building a better world. This course, provided by Institute for the Future in collaboration with, will run from October 7, 2022 – December 12, 2022 and costs $4,200.

"Starting with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (see with specific industry focus and a community focus, participants will explore and practice the essential skills of strategic foresight, world building, and transformation."

"At the Center for Creative Leadership, Joseph Press collaborated and advised corporates, start-ups, and academia to help leaders face challenges and co-create solutions requiring innovation and necessitating transformation. To deepen the understanding of leadership, he led the founding of IDeaLs with the Politecnico di Milano. This an action-research community of over 10 global corporate partners investigates how to engage people with innovation and design to make transformation happen. Joseph is currently the Global Ecosystem Catalyst of FutureMakers, "a platform to bring together a global network of seasoned practitioners and academics to empower leaders in organizations to accelerate transformation into more sustainable and meaningful futures.:


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