SLN Publications

The following is a selection of articles, reports and blog posts by or about the Fellows and our key partners.

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — Buckminster Fuller

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SLN Publications


Shared Purpose Leadership – Fall 2022

Art of Sustainability – Fall 2020

Art of Sustainability – Spring 2020

Designing Resilient Systems – Fall 2018

Art of Sustainability – Summer 2018

Art of Sustainability – May 2018

Art of Sustainability – Spring 2018

Sustainability Leaders Network – Spring 2017

Art of Sustainability – Winter 2017

Sustainability Leaders Network – Winter 2015

Art of Sustainability – Fall 2015

Art of Sustainability – Spring 2015

Sustainability Leaders Network – Fall 2014

Art of Sustainability – Spring 2014

Sustainability Leaders Network – Spring 2014



This 2019 book by Shanna Ratner introduces an approach to inclusive and sustainable economic development that has been successfully implemented in the United States and in developing countries. Wealth Creation: A New Framework for Rural Economic and Community Development

Building Trust and Relationship at the Speed of Change: A Worldview Intelligence Leader Series, by Kathy Jourdain and Jerry Nagel, 2019.



Articles by Johanna Bozuwa:


Fellows Workshop and Project Reports

The following reports, written by Edie Farwell and Dominic Stucker, focus on Fellows workshops and projects, including an overview of activities, photos, quotes, participant feedback and ongoing work.



Edie Farwell, Dominic Stucker and Alex Bauermeister developed an open-source, semester-long biomimicry curriculum for high school, university and adult learners. Read more and download the curriculum and materials here: