In this episode our guest is Thomas Legrand. He is the lead advisor for the Conscious Food Systems Alliance (CoFSA) convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The initiative focuses on the role of inner development to support the ecological and social transition of the food and agriculture sector.
We spoke to Thomas about the importance of community building, his recent book - the Politics of Being and the need for courage at this point in history.
About UNDP's Conscious Food System Alliance
The Alliance brings together a range of global and local partners to support the ecological and social transition of the food and agriculture sector. The Inner Green Deal is a partner and co-created a first leadership development program for the initiative. More information about CoFSA can be found here: https://consciousfoodsystems.org/
About his book the "Politics of Being"
What would a wisdom-based approach to politics look like? Building on a wealth of scientific research and teachings of wisdom traditions, he explores how politics can support human flourishing and the collective shift of consciousness that our current challenges demand. More information can be found here: https://politicsofbeing.com/politics-of-being/
About the Inner Green Deal
The Inner Green Deal is a leadership development organisation based in Cologne and Brussels with a growing community around the world.
Its mission is to accelerate the green transformation through inner development, reconnection to nature and collaboration.
The Inner Green Deal works with large systemic organisations such as the EU and the UN as well as with community leaders and facilitators.
The organisation is incorporated in Germany as a non-profit (gGmbH). To sustain the wide range of programs and community activities, we welcome donations as well as funding for specific activities. If you are in a position to support us, please write to email@example.com.
About the Podcast
This podcast episode was recorded by Tom Weimann in the fall of 2022. It was edited by Tamsin Walker and narrated by Jeroen Janss. It contains original music by Marc Matthaei and Tom Weimann. For more information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.