OUTreach/ Becoming a Leader for Sustainability at UNU

Tokyo, Japan - 24 October. Seventeen students and professionals from 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America joined the second Leadership for Sustainability course organized by United Nations University in Tokyo on 14-24 October. Led by Leadership Coach Wouter T. Lincklaen Arriëns of TransformationFirst.Asia Pte Ltd, they started out by exploring what leadership is, how to lead, and how to become a sustainability leader.

Their learning was supported by exercises and individual coaching, and helped them prepare a personal leadership development plan. In subsequent sessions, faculty from around the world taught and offered insights and case studies from sustainability science, and helped the participants in building their negotiation skills for international events on sustainability.