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Align, Leverage, Shift
With generous support from the Chicago Community Trust, Foresight Design Initiative conducted a systems analysis of the region's water and energy efficiency efforts with the objective of revealing insights and opportunities to accelerate change and catalyze greater impact. Foresight conducted over 30 semi-structured interviews with stakeholders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to better understand their areas of focus, motivations, drivers, strategies, and barriers. Through this analysis, 13 interventions for greater impact were identified to inform the work local stakeholders, as well as the local funding community. Highlights can be found in this report.
Waking the Giant?
Systems are insidiously difficult to inflect. Innovating them requires a sense of urgency that is often lacking. Strong ones endure because of powerful, self-reinforcing and sustaining mechanisms. Read more.
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