Forest Bathing Retreat

The experience of forest bathing, or forest therapy, is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, (literal translation to ‘Forest Bathing’), which started in the early 1980s. It is a practice of deep nature connection, of slowing down, being present to the moment and experiencing the natural world through one’s senses. As participants open …
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Seminar: Working Sustainably

How can we build organizations that endure, especially through periods of market volatility? How can I maintain my health and integrity at work, avoiding burnout or ethical misconduct? What will it take to leave a healthy environment to the coming generations? Sustainability—the measure for whether a given process can go on—has become a major concern …
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The Whole Creation Groans: Preaching Good News in the Age of Climate Change

Taking its title from Romans 8:22, this class will explore the biblical, theological, and moral bases for Christian solidarity with the various movements for a sustainable future. Using novels and films, alongside scientific and theological writings, we will discuss the different social and natural systems that are accelerating climate change and what kinds of possibilities …
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Feminist Leadership for Capabilities, Ecology and Transformation

Women leaders across the globe are dealing with dispossession from resources, capabilities, and a form of discursive ‘development’ which is deeply rooted in a capitalist and patriarchal order. In the current milieu – as women leaders face further marginalization, cultural exclusivity, and the Covid-19 pandemic – we offer this online discourse hinged on power, patriarchy, …
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