Resources for Social Change

Partnership Strategies and Systems Change

Essential Conditions for Place-based Partnerships, Matt Biggar (2019)

A Collective Impact Approach for Traffic Congestion Relief and Car-Lite Living in San Francisco, Matt Biggar (2018)

A Systems Changes Approach to Healthy, Sustainable Transportation, Matt Biggar (2018)

Collective Impact Forum

The Systems Thinker

The New Network Leader

Interaction Institute for Social Change Blog: Networks

Behavioral and Cultural Change


Sustainable Behavior Framework, Matt Biggar

Tiny Habits provides a simple, research-based approach to creating new behaviors.

Learning for Sustainability posts a comprehensive list of guides and articles that delve into bridging theory and practice around social approaches to behavior change and sustainability.


Root Solutions provides training, advising, tools and resources on behavioral science including their Green Nudge Center with tips on designing behavior change campaigns.

The Sustainability Concierge provides personalized assistance for sustainable living.

Green Motivate provides behavior change consulting services and shares a guide for assessing behavior change program design and implementation.


The Northwest Earth Institute focuses on shared learning and social support to promote behavior change and provides tools and resources through their  EcoChallenge program

Transition Streets runs a behavior change program, using a seven-session handbook, that supports groups of residents who live near one another to save money and resources and increase their neighborhood resiliency.

The Cool City Challenge provides behavior change tools and resources through their Cool Block program that gets neighbors together to reduce carbon emissions and increase neighborhood connection and resiliency.

Resilient Neighborhoods runs an EcoTeam program for groups in Marin County, California and provides resources for reducing carbon emissions in households and communities including their EcoTeam Toolkit.

Cool Choices supports behavior change in organizations that promotes sustainability and cuts costs through an interactive, gamified and team approach.