29 May 2020, updated 10 May 2021
In a unique collaboration, 11 leading coaching, mentoring and supervision professional bodies have signed a global statement committing themselves to collaborative action and a collective voice on the climate and biodiversity crisis. The signatories are AC, AoCS, APAC, APECS, COMENSA, EASC, EMCC, IAC, ICF, ICSP, and Institute of Coaching – see further details below.
Given our role in developing individuals, and in creating social value, we have committed to work together to play our part in addressing the climate emergency. We recognize that no one body will have sufficient impact, and that the facts of the ecological crisis are compelling, so the five bodies have undertaken several joint commitments.
Raising awareness and knowledge with our members, and providing a safe and challenging space for them to reflect on and reconsider their role and their practice are central. The bodies will regularly review and revise their shared commitments and active promises in light of the shifting landscape, and we will continue to pool resources and model collective leadership.
Read the Global Statement here
The global statement signatories
AC (Association for Coaching) – contact Hetty Einzig
APAC (Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches) – contact Anne Dolly Kuzhimadathil
APECS (Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision) – contact Eve Turner
EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council) – contact Rita Symons
ICF (International Coach Federation) – contact Magda Mook
Photo: Michael Glass