Empowering local community sustainability champions
1/2 Day Workshop
Working with community sustainability champions to look at ways to accelerate sustainability in their community. This workshop will work with those identified as sustainability champions in the local area. This workshop will allow members to understand their role and give them skills to be leaders. It will provide an opportunity to assist community leaders to identify other sustainability champions, develop up sustainability principles to guide community action, and develop skills for progressing sustainability within their community.
The workshop will identify and scope options for how community sustainability champions accelerate towards sustainability to:
· Gain a greater understanding of the role of champions as change agents
· Develop leadership skills to be a sustainability champion within their community;
· Develop a project plan and assist with action identification
· Gain an increased understanding of how sustainability can be accelerated in the local area.
The workshop will cover:
Identifying local sustainability challenges
The role and skills of the Sustainability Action Team
Skills for driving sustainability forward
Developing a Sustainability Action Team Plan
Identifying and communicating sustainability achievements
Providing leadership to integrate sustainability
Case studies of simple but effective community driven projects
The minimum number of participants for this workshop is ten, otherwise it cannot be delivered.
Registration and payment in advance is essential.