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4619 N. Ravenswood Ave., Ste 305
Chicago, IL 60640
USA

773.271.1990

We are a multidisciplinary innovation studio working with diverse partners to understand sustainability challenges and identify holistic, resilient solutions, and we are committed to training the next generation of leaders.

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We are a multidisciplinary innovation studio.
We work with diverse partners to understand sustainability challenges and identify holistic, resilient solutions. 
And we are committed to training the next generation of leaders.

 

FEATURE

Photo by Nicholas Henderson on flickr

Photo by Nicholas Henderson on flickr

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.


FORECAST

Can't You Taste It?
Present Tense
The future compels me. The enticement of crafting a better tomorrow is too engaging to ever ignore. I chase it In just about everything I do, including teaching and practicing yoga. There is a thin line between the past and future; the “present” can be elusive. Read more.

 

Evolving Evaluation
This spring, Colorado became the latest state to explore performance-based regulation, which evaluates electric utilities based on a more holistic set of metrics, including efficiency, resilience, and customer satisfaction. Read more.

Job at Northwestern University
Northwestern University is seeking a Communications Manager to develop and implement its Strategic Plan for Sustainability.



Header photo by UGArdener on Flickr, Creative Commons License.