Who we are

Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.

What we do

Vision: a just, peaceful and sustainable world to which everyone, responding to the call of conscience, makes their unique contribution.
Mission: to inspire, equip and connect people to address world needs, starting with themselves. We work worldwide on many initiatives through a network of individuals, groups and organizations.

Focus Areas

Trustbuilding: Peace and social cohesion through trust and reconciliation. Ethical Leadership: Developing a leadership culture based on moral integrity, compassion and selfless service. Sustainable living: Economic justice and environmental sustainability by transformation of motives and behaviour.

iListen

05. January 2021 to 28. December 2021

Join us for a quiet time and sharing, led by various members across our network. Spending time in silent reflection is part of our unique approach and we consider it a tool for creating lasting change.

Photo by Chang Duong on Unsplash

iListen Teens

13. February 2021 to 18. December 2021

iListen Teens is a worldwide community that meets every Saturday at 4 pm GMT via Zoom.We listen, share, reflect, question, sing and laugh together and help to create a better world.

Qualities & Strategies of Peacemakers

Qualities & Strategies of Peacemakers

01. March 2021 to 05. March 2021

Learn about peacemaking from films about outstanding peacemakers through a course of 5 modules, each based on a documentary film, followed by interactive analysis.

Living History - Across Generations

06. March 2021

Our monthly opportunity to engage with and learn from global changemakers.

Trustbuilding Taster

09. March 2021

As part of the Trustbuilding Program’s ongoing events and updates, we are offering a special ‘taster’ session on trustbuilding for the IofC network.

A Dialogue on the Meaning of Sustainability

12. March 2021

Join the Initiatives of Change Business & Economy Programme for a series of six interactive international seminars exploring the different facets of sustainability and how they integrate into the business sector.

Launch of Advocating for a New Story

14. March 2021

Creators of Peace is launching a guide to conversation circles for trust and community building. These engage individuals and groups in exploring the impact of damaging narratives of human hierarchies and hurting histories.

Better Together: from Confrontation to Cooperation

25. March 2021

How can we diffuse tension, engage with different perspectives, and work together to make our communities thrive?

Leading Change for a Sustainable World

16. April 2021 to 21. May 2021

Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace (ILLP) and IofC Sweden are hosting a special training to encourage more collaboration and community among diverse experiences in sustainability.

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