Manifesto Supporters


Margo Farnsworth

Author of “Biomimicry and Business: How Companies Are Using Nature´s Strategies to Succeed”, Fellow at the Biomimicry Institute

Darcy Winslow

Co-founder and President (2011 – 2020) of the Academy for Systems Change. Held numerous senior management positions at Nike over 21 years. Created Nike’s Sustainable Business Strategies division in 1999. Senior Advisor to the Nike Foundation. As a prominent leader in sustainability, she has served as a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and led executive training sessions at the World Bank and World Economic Forum.

Wayne Barstad

Board Chair, Academy for Systems Change

Dayna Baumeister, PhD

Dr. Dayna Baumeister is the Co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8. With a devotion to applied natural history and passion for sharing the genius of nature, Dayna has worked in the field of Biomimicry with business partner Janine Benyus since 1998, traveling the world as a biomimicry thought-leader, business consultant, and professor. 

Chris Laszlo, PhD

Author of numerous books and articles on leadership and sustainable value. Professor of Organizational Behavior, Weatherhead School, Case Western Reserve University. Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Benedictine University. Fellow of the International Academy of Management.

Glenn Page

President/CEO SustainaMetrix & Co-Founder of Blue Marble Evaluation Network and Transformations Systems Mapping & Analysis Working Group. 

David Cooperrider, PhD

Author of numerous articles and books on Appreciative Inquiry, a method for advancing Social Innovation. “Fowler Professor of Business as an Agent of World Benefit” at the Weatherhead School of Business at Case Western Reserve University.

Kate Bennis

Executive coach. Director, Movius Consulting. Professional actor with over 30 years’ experience in TV, film and stage.

Hal Movius

Founder and President, Movius Consulting. Provides negotiation training and CEO coaching for Fortune 500 companies and global NGOs. Senior consultant to the Consensus Building Institute. Author, Resolve: Negotiating Life’s Conflicts with Greater Confidence. Co-led executive seminar at Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation.

nRhythm, team

Advisory and consulting organization that unleashes potential in people, organizations, networks, and communities. Addressing the world’s most complex social and environmental issues in six continents. 


Jeremy Parker / CA

David Adamson  / CA

Susan B Field / MA

Beverly Sullivan / CT

William Ericson / CT

Prem Ranganath / NC

Neil Frazer / HI

Shirley Huang / CA

Gaia Pazienti / CA

Pramod Parajuli, Ph.D. / AZ

Katherine Teague / CO

Toby Herzlich / NM

Caroline Lentz / NC

Thomas Bailey / CA

Robert M Heineman / MA

Josiah Bragdon / CA

Harrison Sweet / CA

Glenn Early / NJ

Kathie Jarmon / MD

Darius Nassiry / MD

Boris Matthews / WI

Michelle Amelia Newnan / NY

Shirley Huang / CA

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