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Design for Conservation
is a methodology 
that enables collaborative problem solving
for environmental conservation and sustainability challenges.

Why Design for Conservation?

There is a need for a specific,

better targeted Design Thinking process for Conservation, Sustainability and Social Innovation.

D4C toolkit enables people to address complex challenges in a creative, non-linear way, taking into consideration multiple stakeholder points of view -  

human and nonhuman - and the complex interactions between emotional, spiritual and scientific approaches.


An iterative Agile to Deep process that adapts to your team's resources and availability


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October 12, 2021

IASC International Conference 2021

Join us at the XVIII Biennial IASC Conference “Our Commons Future”.

"Our aim is to empower communities to create and be a part of their own solutions autonomously, upholding their values and their independence, and ultimately create a more resilient landscape". Learn more.

University of Arizona (USA)


July 22, 2021

Defining mental models for environmental conservation 

Join us to hear some fabulous presentations within the Transition Design framework, sharing our research on mental models together with  UP + Carnegie Mellon Univesity 

XII Congreso Latinoamericano de Enseñanza del Diseño

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September 22, 2021

Planning for Impact Research Seminar - Online 

Planning for impact is a key component of projects that contribute to Sustainable Development. In this seminar we will introduce how to understand, plan, measure and communicate social and environmental impacts. We will present purpose-led design research projects and tools that help you plan for impact. Learn more

Zoom link  Passcode: 998797

University of Auckland - ELAM

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June 10, 2021

Sustainability Beyond Technology

The largest sustainability challenges are of socio-political nature. Let's have a courageous conversation about how this relates to the wine industry.

WSVF 2021

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September 2, 2021

Design for Conservation Workshop in SDG Summit Aotearoa 

In this workshop, we will experiment with highly visual tools that will help us tackle environmental conservation challenges through purpose, empathy, and rigor.

Sustainable Development Summit 

Wild thoughts