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Change Team Core Processes and Tools: Set-Up and Management Checklist

Change teams designed to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) require thoughtful planning and communication throughout the active lifecycle of the team: Launch, Management, Evaluation, and Relaunch. Change teams, like any other team, require management tools, skills, and processes to be successful. Use the following checklists to create the change team charter and core management tools and processes.

Change Team DEI Development Plan Template

A written plan of action is essential for individuals or teams working to increase diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). DEI team workplans or development plans bring clarity to expectations, enrich feedback and review processes, and help align each team member’s tasks with the DEI team goals. Once your goals are written, create a work plan using this sample DEI Development plan template to track activity and report on progress.

Connecting to your D.E.I “Why”

Everyone has a unique connection to environmental work. Awareness of your story and motivation to pursue D.E.I. can be grounding and uplifting when you are faced with difficult decisions, face barriers in your path, or need to be inspired by yourself! The following writing exercise helps you identify how you came to value the pursuit of D.E.I. in the environmental field, what keeps you motivated, and what you need to stay resilient when challenges inevitably arise.

COVID-19 Resources for Canadian ENGOs

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The Sustainability Network has compiled some of the best resources specifically for nonprofits and in some cases specifically for ENGOs. They have not taken a line by line review of […]

Creating a Feedback-Rich Culture

Feedback isn’t about “once-and-done.” An effective organization strives to create a feedback-rich culture which takes both organizational systems and leadership behaviors that are applied consistently over time. Systems support and sustain behaviors. Behaviors bring systems to life. Use this list to see where your organizations thrive and identify where you might need to focus on improving.

Decision Making for Equity and Inclusion

Decision-making practices reflect an organization’s equity and inclusion values. They also reveal how authoritative a.k.a. commanding power is distributed throughout an organization. Use this decision-making mode graphic to investigate how […]

Evaluación y Modelo de Efectividad Organizacional

Usen la herramienta de Autoevaluación de Efectividad Organizacional y el Modelo de Ecología Organizacional de TREC para obtener claridad sobre el estado de su organización – tanto en sus fortalezas como en las oportunidades de mejorar.

Guide to Meeting Facilitation & Participation

TREC encourages groups to self-facilitate meetings because we believe it is an opportunity for everyone to step into leadership and strengthen their team. It is an opportunity to exercise, hone, and grow leadership skills learned through TREC trainings and other life experiences.
Use this guide to meeting facilitation and participation to have more impactful self-facilitated meetings at your organization.

How to Conduct an Organizational Assessment

A brief tutorial that will guide you through a step-by-step self-assessment of your organization. Walk through key indicators of organizational health and learn what to strive for in each. Follow along while you complete TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness Self-Assessment.

Organizational Effectiveness Assessment & Model

What does an effective organization look like? What are the most important indicators of organizational effectiveness in each of the three main foci of your organization – program, people, and money? What benchmarks should you strive for under each? Use TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness self-Assessment tool to gain clarity on the status of your organization- both in your strengths & opportunities to improve.

Background Image: Raincoast Conservation Foundation | Jamen Rhodes