Driving Climate Action: An Introduction to Systems Change

Join us for an unforgettable climate action workshop! Are you ready to revolutionise your approach to climate change and become a true changemaker? It's time to take action like never before.


Are you ready to revolutionise your approach to climate change and become a true changemaker? It's time to take action like never before.

In a world where the urgency of climate action clashes with the pace of change, we stand at a critical crossroads. We believe we need a refreshed approach that combines a systemic mindset with practical experimentation towards your ambitious climate goals.

This 3-hour workshop takes you on a systems change learning exploration, where we'll dive deep into:

πŸŒ€ Embracing the complexity of climate challenges
🎯 Defining system boundaries and setting goals for your unique challenges
🌊 Unravelling the dynamics of change within complex adaptive systems
πŸ” Exploring strategic intervention points for impactful climate action

What do you mean by systems change?

Please read Why Systems Change?

This workshop isn't just about theory - it's also about taking action. You'll walk away with a newfound understanding of systems change and practical tools to apply to your climate initiatives. It is intended as a taster, and we would be open to further engagement with workshop participants who reach out about partnership opportunities.

The session will be interactive with emphasis on discussion and sharing across participants, with the intention to support connections between those working in the climate sector. Get ready to engage, connect and collaborate with fellow climate champions from diverse backgrounds.Β 

This taster session is delivered in collaboration between the School of System Change and Edge Effects, with funding support from the Cisco Foundation Climate Initiative.

Date and time

We are running the same 3-hour workshop on two occassions to welcome people in different time zones. Please only attend one of the workshops.

  • Tue 30 April 2024 at:
    • 09:00 BST / 10:00 CEST / 13:30 IST / 16:00 SGT / 18:00 AET
  • Tue 7 May 2024 at:
    • 08:00 PT / 09:00 MT / 11:00 ET / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST


Anna Birney

CEO (Chief Enabling/Evolving Officer) at the School of System Change
Enabling Team

Anna is passionate about designing and facilitating systems change programmes that supp...

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Juliane Nier

Co-founder & Principal Consultant at Edge Effects

Juliane is an experienced facilitator with a passion for creating spaces for people to ...

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Rachel Phillips

Co-founder & Principal Consultant at Edge Effects

Rachel is a systemic leadership, strategy and learning facilitator and coach, with over...

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Who is this for?

This workshop is for:

🌿 Climate activists and professionals tackling complex challenges
πŸ” Visionaries ready to apply their learnings to real-world climate issues
🌐 Collaborators seeking to bridge diverse perspectives in the climate sector
πŸ”„ Change agents ready to navigate the tensions between technical know-how and effective implementation strategies

You might be new to systems change but have been working in the climate sector, or perhaps you’re a well seasoned systems practitioner turning your attention to climate. We welcome those with a climate and/or a systems change background to the taster session.

We highly encourage those representing organisations, networks, collaboratives, and similar to join us bringing in their network view as well as individual views.


We are inviting people to pay what you can for this 3-hour facilitated session. Honouring your investment into your personal development, as well as our ideation time and production process, our recommended scale for tickets is between GBP Β£35-200.

  • Supported: Β£35 GBP / €41 EUR / $45 USD
  • Standard: Β£125 GBP / €147 EUR / $160 USD
  • Pay it forward: Β£200 GBP / €235 EUR / $256 USD

We ask you to consider your and our needs for sustainability when you choose what you pay. If cost is a barrier to participating, please reach out to [email protected].

VAT does not apply.

Sign up

Enrollment is first come, first serve until we reach our maximum registration. We encourage those interested to enrol as soon as you can. The enrollment period ends one week before the taster session date.

If the taster session is full before the enrollment deadline, we will start a waiting list of those interested.

Don't miss out on this thought-provoking experience. Secure your spot now and be part of the movement that's reshaping the future of our planet.

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