Group Facilitation & Executive Coaching
Facilitated workshops create the ideal structure for new solutions to be identified and implemented as workshops drive innovative, out-of-the-box thinking. Sustainable Solutions Group facilitators specialize in engaging participants by encouraging them to be heard and moving them towards consensus-based solutions. We combine professionalism with an enthusiastic demeanor to lead a group to simplify complex issues and implement practical solutions.
We have facilitated solution development, strategic planning, vision development, scenario planning, and process mapping. Sustainability Solutions Group has facilitated re-engineering projects in various industries, including AT&T (Telecommunications), BP (Energy), Baxter (Healthcare Devices), CNA (Healthcare Insurance), Discover Card (Finance), Kroger (Grocery), Solo Cup (Manufacturing) , McDonalds (Restaurant), Sears (Retail), Compass Group (Food Service), and Unilever (Food Manufacturing).
With keen insight into the culture and motivation of non-profits, we have facilitated success for the Illinois Stewardship Alliance, Food Animal Concerns Trust, The Field Museum, The Art Connection, PAWS Chicago and more.
We were chosen to be part of a select team facilitating nationwide community-based stakeholder engagements for the US Department of Energy (DOE). We have provided facilitation training for the US Departments of Education (ED) and Environment (EPA).
Trust is the most important component of our relationship with our global clients. Trust is earned, and we take that very seriously. Many food companies have made public animal welfare commitments, yet, don’t know how to meet those commitments. Getting enough supply of cage-free eggs and pork is simply not going to happen on its own. Even if the deadline is years away, companies must be working now to achieve it.
There are two ways to drive change towards more responsible sourcing. One is by reacting to pressure from animal advocacy groups. The other is to empower curious, motivated leaders within your organization to develop awareness of food industry animal welfare, growth hormone, and antibiotics risks and develop the leadership skills needed to effect change throughout your organization. We use an awareness-building empowerment approach with exposure to prominent industry leaders and a series of books, articles, and videos.