In front of the major meta-crisis we are facing, reaching at the same time ecological, social and climate change dimensions, a radical shift is needed.
Companies do have the power to take up the challenge of transitioning towards a regenerative economy. The scope of the task requires a reinvented, conscious and bold leadership .
In order to succeed such a deep, complex and urgent transformation we need to lift all resistance, innovate and federate all stakeholders.
The human element is at the heart of this transformation, it is our conviction !
Seedlings supports leaders and their teams to reinvent their business models, practices and impact on their ecosystems. Together we create the conditions for profound change.
If you share the same belief and wish to put your company in motion,
Our core beliefs
Putting the human element at the heart and reconnecting to the wisdom of living systems to initiate the profound transformation of companies.
Why accelerate the transformation to a regenerative economy?
Reducing our impacts is not enough. A major transformation of our economic models is necessary: it is urgent to accelerate the transition to a regenerative economy.
The regenerative company differs from the sustainable company whose ambition is limited to improving its ecological and social footprint, and which fails to decouple growth and impact.
Why put the human element at the heart?
Changing business models and reducing negative externalities is good, mobilizing the intelligence of the heart and freeing up energy is even better.
The regenerative economy is also about regenerating human connections: connection to ourselves through better alignment with our values and deepest beliefs, connection to others through resonance and better value sharing, stronger cooperation and greater solidarity and connection to our environment.
Our ambition is to reinforce the desire and capacity to act by integrating all aspects of the human dimension of the company, so that it can be the lever of a deep and lasting transformation.
Why reconnect to the wisdom of living systems?
Understanding the transition in a systemic way calls for questioning our relationship to the world in order to go beyond a model of civilization based on extraction and exploitation.
Reconnecting to life and living systems means understanding the challenges of overcoming planetary boundaries of course, but it also means rediscovering our capacity for wonder, understanding our intrinsic dependence on nature, recognizing precious ecosystems, observing the principles of cooperation and interdependence and being inspired by them.
The regenerative economy is also about transforming companies towards business models that create the conditions for the flourishing of living systems.
We are a team of professional coaches, consultants and facilitators, engaged in the ecological transition and experienced in supporting the transformation of complex systems.
Seedlings emerged as a result of the encounter of women and men who wanted to join forces and put their expertise in individual coaching, team and organizational coaching in service of the socio-ecological transformation of companies.
A purpose-driven organization, Seedlings was born under the impulse of Andra, Monique and Emmanuelle, 3 committed women convinced that it is through people that transitions are truly transformative and aspirational, driven by the desire to team up in the face of the magnitude of the task ahead.
10 years experience in CSR and sustainable innovation in a large international group, 5 years experience in coaching and consulting for ecological transitions, Coach at the Convention of Entreprises for Climate
We redesign the support pathway for the transition to a regenerative economy
How can we co- create the conditions for transformation for our clients as eco-systemic partners?
Systemic coaching of leaders and teams enables them to deploy and sustain their commitment throughout the change process, while creating a generative and supportive field of collective resonance.
A systemic approach to deploy shared value with your stakeholders
A hybrid posture that blends coaching, consulting and expertise
A specific transition roadmap for your particular context and challenges
A holistic know-how that combines planetary boundaries sciences, business & strategy and focus on the human element
Exploring your challenges to support a shift in perspectives
We identify together the core ambitions of your transition. Thanks to a systemic analysis of your socio-ecological issues and a series of deep listening interviews with key stakeholders, we help reveal your core assets and challenges, identify potential blind spots and clarify the human elements to drive sustainable transformation.
Building the transformation pathway to mobilize your teams
We clarify and select together the key players and change champions, the steps, the timeline and related budgets, as well as the key success factors and the points of vigilance.
We make sure we hear all the voices in the system by taking into account their capacity for action and deep impact through awareness of capabilities, blockers and impulses.
Rolling out the transformation pathway to move to action
We implement together the tailor-made designed pathway through team coaching, skills development workshops, leadership seminars, individual coaching engagements, collective intelligence sessions, innovation labs or outdoors inspir-action sessions. Our hybrid and holistic approach creates a space of safety, trust and collaborative learning that triggers action.
Ensuring autonomy and empowerment to sustain the change
We jointly consolidate the regenerative transition roadmap by deploying co-development, peer consulting and mentoring practices. We constantly integrate new emergent insights in terms of governance, processes, practices and leadership and hold a systemic lens.
Throughout the process, we encourage deep listening and emergence
We experiment and adjust along the way through an iterative process, in line with the challenges of a radical and complex regenerative transition.
How we do it
Leadership team / project team coaching to help elicit a new direction
Supporting the network of ambassadors to mobilize internally
Facilitating stakeholder engagement to take a systemic view
Coaching leaders around their inner transition
Reverse mentoring between young talent and leaders to create empowerment and cooperation
Professional co-development and peer consulting groups to stimulate shared learning
Tailor-made transition leadership programmes
Inspir-action outdoors sessions to learn from the wisdom of living systems
Our 5 guiding principles
Views and Insights
Some further reflections, learnings and ideas drawn from our experience