Inner Resources for Collective Action on Climate Crisis

By Garrison Institute

On October 6, Garrison Institute Co-Founder Jonathan F.P. Rose joined Jamie Bristow, a leading expert on completive practice and public life, for a discussion on the “inner dimension” of addressing climate change. Jamie is also the Co-Director of the Mindfulness Initiative, a policy institute based in the United Kingdom that is focused on mindfulness and compassion training that grew out of a program of mindfulness teaching for members of the British Parliament.

Eric Beinhocker On the New Economic Paradigm

By Garrison Institute

Eric Beinhocker is a Professor of Public Policy Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the University’s Oxford Martin School. In conversation with Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose, Eric joined us in discussion on a new economic paradigm necessary to achieve planetary health.

Tensie Whelan On Sustainable Enterprise in the Private Sector

By Garrison Institute

On February 24, we continued the Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health (PPH) with a conversation between Tensie Whelan, Director of the Center for Sustainable Business at NYU and former president at the Rainforest Alliance, and Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F. P. Rose. Tensie is dedicated to working across businesses and communities on innovative solutions for environmental protection. In her conversation…

Kerry Kennedy: Bringing Mindfulness to Activism

By Darrel Frost

Kerry Kennedy, the president of the RFK Human Rights Foundation, believes in an intersectional approach to activism — one informed as much by mindfulness as it is her Catholic faith.

Shelly Tygielski: Challenging Injustice Through Meditation

By Darrel Frost

What is the relationship between mindfulness meditation and activism? Is there a way for our meditation practice to be transformed into work that can change the world?  by Aidan Kennelley Often, the act of “sitting” can feel individualistic and self-centered. But Shelly Tygielski believes this can be a powerful tool that enables us to ask the essential question “how can…

Pathways to Planetary Health: Regeneration with Paul Hawken

By Garrison Institute

On October 5, the Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health hosted a conversation between renowned author Paul Hawken, Garrison Institute cofounder Jonathan F.P. Rose, and a panel of select regenerators who exemplify the actions necessary for our time, as outlined in Paul’s new book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation. Paul Hawken writes, “Regeneration means putting…