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Christine Wamsler

Professor, Docent, appointed Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP)

Christine Wamsler. Photo

Theoretical foundations report : Research and evidence for the potential of consciousness approaches and practices to unlock sustainability and systems transformation. Report of the UNDP Conscious Food Systems Alliance (CoFSA), United Nations Development Programme UNDP.


  • Christine Wamsler
  • Jamie Bristow
  • Kira Cooper
  • G. Steidle
  • S. Taggart
  • L. Søvold
  • J. Bockler
  • T. H. Oliver
  • Thomas Legrand

Summary, in English

This Theoretical Foundations Report has been developed for UNDP’s Conscious Food Systems Alliance (CoFSA). It demonstrates the need for increased policy attention to the neglected inner dimension of sustainability to address today’s sustainability crises. In addition, it provides an overview of current research and evidence for the potential of consciousness approaches and practices to complement current approaches and unlock transformation towards sustainability.


  • LUCSUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies)

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United Nations Development Programme


  • Environmental Sciences related to Agriculture and Land-use
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Ethics
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary




  • Contemplative Sustainable Futures