Innovative approaches to bridging divisions.
The ‘Energize Denver’ Task Force, facilitated by CBI Senior Mediator Ryan Golten, proposed major, new policy recommendations to transition Denver's 17,000 buildings to achieve net zero energy by 2040.
The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity and the Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley convened conversations about the future of work, equity and belonging.
NPR's On Point spoke with CBI Board Member William Moomaw about the U.N.'s International Panel on Climate Change's latest report.
An expert group co-convened by CBI calls for immediate action to reduce the risk of a developing country debt crisis triggered by COVID.
What will meetings look like as we emerge from our socially distanced isolation? CBI has learned a lot about virtual meetings in the last year that will have lasting impacts on our work. In this article, CBI Senior Mediator Patrick Field shares insights and predictions for how the pandemic has shaped the future of meetings.
Maine announced its Climate Action Plan - "Maine Won’t Wait" - in December 2020, following an ambitious, multi-stakeholder process led by the Maine Climate Council. CBI Senior Mediator David Plumb sat down (virtually) with his colleague Peter Woodrow and colleagues at the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future to reflect on lessons learned from the facilitation of the 16-month process.
In the midst of threats to democracy, entrenched polarization, and longstanding power imbalances, how can consensus builders use our experience to help Americans find wiser, fairer, and more durable responses to public problems? In this article, CBI Managing Directors David Fairman and Stacie Smith share possible paths forward to collaborative problem solving.
A snapshot of ongoing and recent work.
CBI is pleased to welcome Cameron Hager and Zoe Miller as Project Support, Operations, and Logistics Coordinators.
On March 19, 2021, CBI hosted a virtual engagement for Switzer Network Fellows exploring "Breakthrough Collaboration on Environmental Problems."
CBI developed an assessment, first-ever strategic plan, and governance policy to help the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District in Colorado clarify and create a lasting vision for its role in the Yampa River.
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