The Choreography of Stewarding Sustainability Transformations



This chapter suggests that stewarding sustainability transformations across and beyond institutional boundaries requires the design of transformative processes and systems. It explains that the choreography of complementary interventions in sustainability transformation systems is crucial for accelerating systems aliveness toward sustainability. The chapter summarizes the preceding chapters’ insights and suggests practical implications for shifting the current dysfunctional patterns of socio-ecological interaction toward more constructive and future-oriented socio-ecological systemic patterns. It concludes with the suggestions that SDG implementation needs to be conceptualized, studied, developed, and researched with a better understanding of how human agency can foster smaller and larger systems aliveness.


Sustainability transformations Transformation literacy Transformation systems Transformative systems designs Transformative process designs. Stewardship of sustainability transformations Collective leadership compass Systems aliveness Patterns of aliveness theory SDG implementation Transformative change Large systems change 


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  1. 1.Full Member of the Club of RomeCollective Leadership InstitutePotsdamGermany

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