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October 31, 2023

OEF's New Strategy Advances Efforts toward Achieving Sustainable Peace

November 1–One Earth Future Foundation (OEF) today launched a new strategic plan that will further advance its efforts to achieve sustainable peace. Over the next five years, OEF will migrate from a self-funded program incubator to a competency-based partner of choice for other actors who are workin...
Aydin Shahidi
April 24, 2023

Sensemaking as a Tool for Deepening Organizational Learning

Leveraging the power of collective sensemaking can amplify the impact of learning efforts and help organizations practice adaptive management more effectively. This, in turn, enables organizations to proactively manage risks and seize emerging opportunities for scaling impact.
Aydin Shahidi
November 18, 2022

Leveraging A Learning Approach to Address Complex Problems More Effectively

Throughout OEF’s journey, we have learned a few organizational heuristics that are key for embracing the characteristics of complexity while maintaining operational effectiveness and maximizing the opportunity for impact. We believe that one of the core competencies organizations can leverage in suc...
Robert Sokol
October 20, 2022

Learning How to Transform our Conflicts

No Bigger Challenge, No Bigger Opportunity 
So says Rob Sokol, the new Managing Director of OEF’s eXperimental Negotiation Initiative (xNI). Learn about Rob’s journey to OEF and the vision he is pursuing with William Ury to awaken our innate capacity to transform conflict into creative negotiation.
September 02, 2022

"Combatting the Psychology of Bias:" OEF's Conor Seyle in SSIR

How can social impact organizations do a better job of creating environments that encourage risk reduction behavior in ways that authentically meet our social needs? OEF's Conor Seyle explores how our brains undermine long-term thinking, and what social impact organizations can do about it in thi...
Dr. Conor Seyle
Roberto Chavarria
July 12, 2022

Incubating Peace

One Earth Future’s approach to incubating and scaling programs for sustainable peace
This brief introduces our strategy and plans with the goal of sharing strategic learnings. We hope that it will also spur reflection and discussion of our plans and best practices in the field. It explores One Earth Future’s thinking in considerable depth, describes our approach to planning, scoping...