The Centre for Sustainability Leadership Fellowship Program has helped me to become more active in expressing my opinion on issues that I care about. It has clarified my thoughts and helped me to understand who I am."
Environmental Consultant, Ernst & Young
Centre for Sustainability Leadership Fellowship Program Graduate
An integral part of the Fellowship Program are the retreats including an five-night residential retreat focused on communications, media and public speaking. The retreats aims to further develop skills introduced in the workshops through real-world application. During the retreats, Fellows will be intensively coached by experts in a range of skills indispensable to successful sustainability leadership. A large emphasis is placed on the improvement of skills in the areas of sustainability communication and effective media strategies.
Example of the Media retreat program:
- Mock radio interviews
- Recording TV news grabs
- Practice long TV interview
- Controlling the depth of TV interviews
- Letters to the Editor
- Press Release development
- Public speaking for impact