What skills and mindsets are essential for empowering innovation for ecological transformation?

Cécile Renouard

Co-founder and President of the Campus de la Transition; Research Director of the Companies and Development (CODEV) programme at ESSEC Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation (IRENE)

Ecological transformation goes beyond technical skills or new technologies; it demands new mindsets and ways of thinking. This article outlines the Campus de la Transition framework of the “Six Portes”, or Six Gates into understanding and acting on ecological transformation. We also discuss how organisations and companies might adopt systems thinking and other mindsets and approaches for innovation that tackles contemporary global problems at scale.