THE NATURAL STEP
We are a leading partner for organisations ready to address humanities grand challenges to create a better future. We enable decision makers to manage complexity, define their future position and seize opportunities for short and long term success.
Since 1989, we have worked with thousands of corporations, municipalities, academic institutions and not-for-profit organizations that have proven that moving strategically toward sustainability leads to new opportunities, reduced costs and dramatically reduced ecological and social impacts.
With twenty-five years of experience helping organizations and individuals understand and make meaningful progress toward sustainability, The Natural Step has 12 offices with associates and strategic partners in 54 countries.
How do we fit in this puzzle? We work every day to help accelerate progress towards sustainability and that we have been doing for 25 years. But how did this all start? More about our story…
News from our offices around the world
On behalf of the The Natural Step’s international member council and board, I would like to express my appreciation for all the pioneering work and contributions of Professor Karl-Henrik Robèrt, who has decided to resign from his roles at The Natural Step. It has been...read more
This year we are announcing some major changes at the birthplace of The Natural Step in Sweden. It is sometimes said that reinvention springs out of necessity and that is certainly true for us. Earlier this year, Det Naturliga Steget AB, the company hosting our...read more
In late September 2017, The Natural Step’s international council converged on Lisbon, Portugal for its Annual General Meeting and strategy days. The Council would like to extend a warm welcome to the new Chairwoman and board elected to represent us: Outi Ugas, Finland...read more
The Natural Step Canada is proud to announce that the Energy Futures Lab has been named one of Canada’s Top 20 Projects by the Clean50 Awards for outstanding contributors to clean capitalism. The Energy Futures lab explores this question: How can Alberta’s leadership...read more
Last Saturday, September 2nd during the Shanghai Design Week, The Natural Step together with Green Initiatives and Wetas announced the launch of Circular Textile Lab, a groundbreaking, innovative, multi-stakeholder co-innovation lab with the aim of creating a circular...read more
The January Energy Futures Lab (co-hosted by The Natural Step) workshop was the first chance for the EFL Fellows to dip their toes into backcasting waters. Backcasting is central to the Lab because it establishes the creative tension between our desired future and the...read more
On Wednesday 3 February, The King attended The Natural Step's 'The Future of Leadership is Now' seminar at Färgfabriken in Stockholm. During the seminar, discussions were held on how to succeed in involving the management of various businesses and organisations in...read more
A transformative approach to innovation, strategy and results 13, 14 & 15 June 2016 - Bristol, United Kingdom As specific outcomes of this comprehensive course, you will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to: Apply a strategic systems perspective to...read more
The Natural Step is embarking on a new Sustainability Transition Lab—this Lab aims to improve the way we measure, manage and make decisions about Canada’s natural capital. Why this is important Canada is home to an abundance of natural capital, enjoying natural...read more