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

Intractable?
Taking Advantage
I made a token gesture. The homeless man had asked me for change in a coffee shop. Rather than give him cash, I bought him a breakfast sandwich and slice of cake. I thought he might enjoy some sustenance and then, satisfied, leave. He didn’t, but rather... Read more.

 

Chicago's Sustainable Entrepreneurs Receive a BOOST
Congrats to Peter Toth, his fellow Delta Emerging Leaders, and some truly inspiring entreprenuers on a successful 5th Annual BOOST Funding Night. Read more.

Big Change Begins with Little Actions 

This summer, Interface, Inc. named Future of Business participant Micaiah as their 2016 Interface Scholar, and Jarami Bond, Sustainability Coordinator, has been mentoring and learning from her, as he wrote about in his quick-read blog post this week. Read more.



Header photo by UGArdener on Flickr, Creative Commons License.