We live in a time of great uncertainty, complexity, and unprecedented systemic challenges. Addressing complex sustainability challenges requires unprecedented collaboration and new ways of working across sectors and across scales.

We have a long track record of working with organizations to help them become sustainability leaders. Our effort to support the emergence of role model organizations that can inspire others is a key part of our mission.

We are a highly respected provider of learning programs based both on a big-picture, science-based understanding of sustainability and an understanding of the hands-on skills needed by today’s leaders.


Announcing the culmination of the Natural Capital Lab


TNS Canada is today announcing the culmination of its Natural Capital Lab (NCL) - a project launched in 2015 to catalyze and galvanize work on issues related to natural capital.

Since its inception TNS Canada has used the synergistic power of the science of sustainability, systems thinking, and collaboration to help others accelerate the transition to a truly sustainable society. We were very excited, therefore, when we were approached by the Ivey Foundation and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada to mobilize, coordinate and shine a light on the important, but largely fragmented work of those trying to incorporate the measurement and management of natural capital into the decision making of public and private sector organizations.

The Natural Step Canada Staffing Announcement


Chad Park to be on Partial Sabbatical Leave from Jan. 15 to June 30, 2018

The Natural Step Canada (TNS Canada) is today announcing that Chad Park, Chief Innovation Officer & Director of the Energy Futures Lab (EFL), will be taking a partial sabbatical leave from January 15 to June 30, 2018.  

During this period Chad will work remotely from Costa Rica - reducing his availability to three days per week - with the remainder of his time being used for professional development, independent study, research, and​ ​writing ​projects​ that are expected to accrue future benefit to the organization.  

Oilsands layoffs to renewables workforce - Sustainability Redefined

Did you know that more than 50,000 oil and gas workers are struggling to find employment in Alberta? To Lliam, these workers are the key to enabling a growing and more diverse renewable energy economy.


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