For Individuals

Transformational Leadership

We offer a range of programs for individuals of varying experiences, backgrounds and identities. In our courses, we use a cohort model that emphasizes small group work and community building to create a safer, braver space for this deeply reflective work. We consider participants to be co-creators of their equity learning process, and we regularly check-in and adapt our approach to make sure the experience meets the needs of both individuals and the cohort as a whole. We consider various learning styles and model during trainings. In the end, we guide participants to apply learning to action.

All Programs

Building the Foundation

An entry-point for individuals just starting out or wishing to strengthen the foundation of their equity work

Exploring Power, Privilege and Tools for Change

An intermediate course for individuals ready to take their equity work to the next level of action

Environment 2042 Leadership Program

A multi-month immersive leadership development program for individuals well-along in their equity work

The Inner Work

Courses designed for community connection and healing

Decoding Whiteness

A course for people in the environmental movement to identify, name and dismantle patterns of white supremacy in their lives and work

Leadership Coaching & Consulting

CDE offers leadership coaching and consulting services to individual clients who have taken part in foundational work with us.

I realized that after a 15-year career in the sustainability field, I had worked exclusively on environmental outcomes. Yet, the promise of sustainability is to achieve social justice, environment and economic prosperity. To me this became a personal, moral and professional imperative. CDE’s 2042 program came at just the right time for me to refocus my career around this.” -Environment 2042 Leadership Program alumnus