Climate Leadership School

Become a frontrunner in sustainability and innovation and join our Climate Leadership School. We inspire, empower and connect visionary climate leaders of the future.

The Climate Leadership School connects and empowers people to become frontrunners in the transition to a climate resilient society. We train individuals and organisations to become innovative and entrepreneurial transition managers. You will develop the knowledge, skills and attitude you need to move forward to solve climate related issues.


In our programmes we address different topics in the areas of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation. Our society needs to become climate resilient and therefor innovation & entrepreneurship is needed to tackle our major climate challenges.

Companies and local governments need a sustainable development strategy that meets energy efficiency challenges. The Climate Leadership School supports you in this energy transition.

The core of a circular economy is a business model with a different type of cooperation across the supply chain. The Climate Leadership School supports you in finding the right business model for your organisation.

Global warming causes complex water related problems, such as extreme droughts and rainfall, and the rising sea level. The Climate Leadership School supports you in finding innovative solutions to address these issues.

Municipalities and key city stake-holders need capacity and skills to structure complex sustainable urban systems. The Climate Leadership School supports you in making the transition to a smart sustainable city.


Design Thinking - Transition Management - Lean & Agile - System Approach

In our programmes we will guide you through the different activities: you learn by doing. We have role-models who will inspire you, we use real life cases to get you familiar with the theory, and we give you assignments so you can work on your personal project throughout the learning process. It is a creative, iterative process, sometimes you take 3 steps forward and 1 step back to finally reach the goal you want. We offer you the opportunity to develop the skills you need to move forward to where it is most needed: solving today’s and tomorrow’s societal problems.

Can we support you?

We offer courses on different levels and for specific target groups

Society is in transition. The ecological crisis combined with a growing world population demanding more food, more energy and other resources are complex problems that need to be urgently addressed. If we want to solve these problems and take our planet, including humankind, to the next level, we need to come up with smart, innovative and out of the box solutions. We need smart, lean and perhaps even crazy people to work on this! Our programmes will support you to turn your knowledge into value and have a high impact on society.  


Our programmes and courses support you and your organization to make the transition to a green economy.

During the year we run different programmes and courses that you can follow as an individual. For organizations we offer in-company trainings in which we tailor a course that suits the demands of your company.


Looking for the right professional to lead your company to the next green level? We can match you up with one of our Climate Leaders: more then 2000 professionals that run through our programmes are ready for their next step in their career.

About Climate-KIC

Climate-KIC is Europe's largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector.


Climate-KIC is one of the three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). The EIT is an EU body whose mission is to create sustainable growth. We support the mission by addressing climate change mitigation and adaptation.


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