Welcome!  Be part of the network that supports local solutions for a thriving world.


Once you register, you will be invited to RSVP in Climate Economics; Whole Health; Education for All; and Thriving Cities sessions.    

IF COST IS A BARRIER, APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP [HERE].
   OR SUPPORT IT [HERE]!


Tuition for this world-class training is in $USD (about 3 Brazilian Reais to 1 USD) and includes:

  • Full Access to Evening Cultural Reception August 23
  • Full Access to 3 Day Summit Program Aug 24 – 26 (with coffee & snacks)
  • 7 Stages to Sustainability basic training **certificate with full participation in chosen Intersection
  • Options to participate in community partner field trips or 1PIE Hackathon the weekend of August 27-28
  • Year-round access to online tools & webinars from global sustainability think-tank in action, Empowerment WORKS

*The Global Summit (TGS) is an initiative of global sustainability nonprofit,[Empowerment WORKS]. Any and all event proceeds benefit locally-led sustainable community development initiatives and capacity building education.

** Certificate in "7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS)" shows completion of Empowerment WORKS' signature curriculum for Asset Based Community Development and Regenerative Business.   Students with basic 7SS certificate (earned through The Global Summit, and / or completing [COOPETITION 2016] local solution entries will be eligible for Synergy Fund (partner community) grants and advanced EW training courses.