ABOUT LEAD

LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) is a unique, ever growing, live international network of professionals and organizations/ institutions, committed to the cause of development – “development that is environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and economically viable.” The LEAD Network has a fleet of professional who are highly successful leaders working on complex local, as well as global, environmental and development issues. These leaders undergo an intense Leadership program with us for one year and graduate to become LEAD Fellows – to be a part of the LEAD family forever. At the international level we are currently 2500 Fellows strong, spread over 90 countries across the globe. Established in 1991 as an outcome of the Rio Summit on Environment and development, today LEAD has country offices in 14 locations, including Anglophone West Africa, Brazil, Canada, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, Francophone Africa, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, Southern & Eastern Africa, USA and UK. LEAD India is the Indian Chapter of LEAD.Read More

GENESIS

Sir Sridath Ramphal convened the first International Steering Committee in London in 1990. In those days, “Rio Fever” was high and individuals and groups around the world were searching for the best ways to make United Nations Conference on Environment and Development the event of the century. In order to prevent the Rio message to fade away, LEAD was seen to carry forward the Rio message, and make sustainable development a global culture. Al Binger, Director Environment of The Rockefeller Foundation, through several other key players facilitated the creation of LEAD International with a mission to create and sustain a global network of leaders who are committed to promote change towards patterns of economic development that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable..Read More

 

    

LEAD INDIA NETWORK

We are a unique international network of professionals working in all areas of sustainable development spread out in:-

Government
Academia
Civil Society Organsation
Media
Industry

LEAD network members are highly successful leaders working on complex local to global environmental and development issues in more than 90 countries of the world.

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TESTIMONIALS

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    "From closed to open, dominating to participatory, imposing to facilitating and individual to group. These are the techniques I have learned with LEAD".
     

    -Thomas Chandy

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  • It is my sincere and firm belief that LEAD Program is one of the best programs across the Globe for the young and up-coming leaders around the world. I consider myself very fortunate and lucky to be a part of such program. LEAD Training programs have widen my perspective and changed the way I look at various activities and development around me and in various parts of the world. It has greatly enhance my skill in dealing with my staff, clients and colleagues. Further LEAD challanges me to think in new ways with new perspective and to question and link the situations and activities around my work and my life."
     

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    "The excitement and challenge of working with a multicultural, multi disciplinary group for a shared vision has been the most rewarding experience. LEAD has also helped me to make better choices at my individual level—choices that are the best for me and our world."

     

    -Veena Ravichandran

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    "For me the session is an enriching experience. Now I am in a position to look at my work at micro-level with an eagle’s eye-view. Systems thinking and problem solving are particularly useful tools for me for working in communities."  

    -Ashok C Tanurkar

    Join LEAD... Become a LEAD Fellow

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    "From ‘closed’ to ‘open’, ‘dominating’ to ‘participatory’, ‘imposing to ‘facilitating’ and ‘individual’ to ‘group’. These are the techniques I have learned with LEAD".
     

    -Thomas Chandy

    Join LEAD... Become a LEAD Fellow


  • It is my sincere and firm belief that LEAD Program is one of the best programs across the Globe for the young and up-coming leaders around the world. I consider myself very fortunate and lucky to be a part of such program. LEAD Training programs have widen my perspective and changed the way I look at various activities and development around me and in various parts of the world. It has greatly enhance my skill in dealing with my staff, clients and colleagues. Further LEAD challanges me to think in new ways with new perspective and to question and link the situations and activities around my work and my life."
     

    -Lalbiak Mawia Ngente

    Join LEAD... Become a LEAD Fellow

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    "The excitement and challenge of working with a multicultural, multi disciplinary group for a shared vision has been the most rewarding experience. LEAD has also helped me to make better choices at my individual level—choices that are the best for me and our world."

     

    -Veena Ravichandran

    Join LEAD... Become a LEAD Fellow

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    "For me the session is an enriching experience. Now I am in a position to look at my work at micro-level with an eagle’s eye-view. Systems thinking and problem solving are particularly useful tools for me for working in communities."  

    -Ashok C Tanurkar

    Join LEAD... Become a LEAD Fellow

Vision

To develop leadership and engage it synergistically on the issues on environment and development for achieving equitable and sustainable development in our country.

Mission

“To build and inspire leadership for change”

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