Featured Expertise and Projects
The Sustainability movement, and our individual and collective work at Paths to Change, are all a definitive and focused response to the crises that threaten life on Earth — very real crises that are altering life as we know it, not just for human beings, but for all Life on the planet.
Our work in and commitment to Full-Spectrum Sustainability is an integrated, whole-system response to the calling for human beings to step into a new way of being.
We envision colleagues from across a spectrum of fields and sectors — personal, business, science, education, community, government, religion, and spirituality; for-profit and nonprofit; personal and professional — working together across boundaries or ‘silos’ to catalyze awakening, mobilization, transformation, and shifts towards more sustainable ways of thinking, acting, and being for people across the planet.
Sustainability is often seen as encompassing three main areas: Ecology, Economy, and Society; and it often includes an emphasis on a ‘triple bottom line’ that prioritizes people, profit, and planet.
Paths to Change Expertise
Paths to Change Founder and President, Lawrence Ellis, and his Paths to Change colleagues have considerable expertise in and a long-time commitment to these issues, in leading mainstream sustainability consulting projects, as well as in providing horizon-edge thought-leadership.
Lawrence has led and consulted on a spectrum of sustainability programs and projects nationally. The following highlight a selection of his sustainability work.
Select Full-Spectrum Sustainability Projects and Programs
Client Consulting Case Studies
Have a look at specific sustainability applications and efforts in these consulting project case studies for the global engineering and construction firm, CH2M Hill; a National Anti-Pollution Initiative; the Healthy Native Communities Partnership; and the global Indigenous Wisdom & Modern Science tele-summit. Learn more about our featured Sustainability Client Case Studies.
Planetary, the Documentary Film
Lawrence Ellis serves as a consulting producer, casting consultant, and featured expert for the feature-length documentary film, Planetary. He is also a senior advisor to the company behind the film. Planetary is scheduled for release in late 2015. It is the sequel to the award-winning short documentary film, Overview, starring five astronauts who describe the life-altering impact of seeing the Earth from space. Learn more about Planetary and Lawrence Ellis’s role.
Indigenous Wisdom & Modern Science Collaborations
As part of his consulting and thought-leadership activities to help bridge Indigenous Wisdom and Modern Science, Lawrence served as the executive producer, emcee, and panel moderator for the Indigenous Wisdom & Modern Science (IWMS) Summit. The IWMS program was part of the 2012 Spring of Sustainability global tele-summit, and featured inspired dialogues between prominent Indigenous leaders and internationally recognized scientists. Learn more about this emerging sustainability discipline and related case studies.
These selections offer just a snapshot of our work at Paths to Change.
We invite you to contact us for more information and a more substantial conversation about Lawrence’s and the Paths to Change experience and expertise in these and other consulting and thought-leadership areas.