What does it take to be a leader today?

The Tällberg Foundation explores the issues that are challenging and changing our societies with the goal of stimulating new thinking for a new world.

We also believe that a new kind of leadership is badly needed for our societies to prosper: leadership that is innovative, courageous, dynamic, rooted in universal values and global in implication. In that spirit we have established the Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize.

Winners will be announced in October.

 

What’s New

The Tällberg Foundation hosted a conversation about the conflict in Ukraine and its implications on Friday, March 4. You can watch the recording of the webinar here.

We believe innovative, risk-taking, ethical leaders exist and we established the leadership prizes to help us find out how they are making changes that will shift the current paradigms.

Working Across Borders

and Across Disciplines

If we are imaginative enough to make new connections, to see new pathways, or to look at the familiar from different perspectives, then the Tällberg Foundation conversations will have lasting value. And even better if they inspire new action.

Our Initiatives

 

We aim to contribute to the new thinking —and new acting— required by this moment in history.

Tällberg’s work program focuses on understanding how to re-inject ethics into leadership; re-establish the legitimacy of governance; and manage, instead of being managed by, disruptive technologies, climate change, mass migration and other phenomena. We seek new thinking for a new world.

Tällberg Workshops & Webinars

Tällberg conversations aim to provoke “New Thinking” in part by convening people who are deeply knowledgeable as well as people who are deeply curious, all of whom are more concerned with finding new insights than with reinforcing conventional wisdom.

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Tällberg's Jazz for the Planet

“Tällberg’s Jazz for the Planet” seeks to encourage people – and their leaders – to act with the urgency and the focus that our global predicament demands.

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Tällberg Podcasts

Follow us around the world and listen to conversations on the issues that are changing the global scenario.

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Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

Given annually to outstanding leaders from any country and any discipline whose work is innovative, optimistic, courageous, rooted in universal values and global in implication.

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Speaking Truth to Power in the Real World

Speaking Truth to Power in the Real World

Listen as three of the good “guys” discuss the reality in the trenches of the fight for human rights. Kenyan poet Sitawa Namwalie, Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam, and American human rights lawyer Jared Genser. At a time when autocrats are...

Ukraine Changes Everything

Ukraine Changes Everything

This war is far from over and its reverberations will be with us for a long time. Most importantly, the war seems to be the straw that is breaking the camel’s back of the post-Cold War world order, with unpredictable consequences. The Tällberg Foundation recently...

Sweden Burning? Really?

Sweden Burning? Really?

Listen as Lars Åberg explains what Sweden has done right, but also what it has done wrong. We live in the age of the refugee. Arguably, no country in the West has been more welcoming to refugees over the years than Sweden has. Progressive, secular, social democratic,...

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Russia’s war on Ukraine changes everything and it seems to be the straw that is breaking the camel’s back of the post-Cold War world order, with unpredictable consequences. NEW PODCAST with @LellouchePierre, @nikoxy, Tomas Anker Christensen. #LeadersDebate https://buff.ly/3t3da3R

“No names, no sin, no sin, no crimes” @SitawaNamwalie - an emotional moment before the start of a timely discussion about speaking truth to power @Tallberg #leadership #LeadersDebate

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About the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is one of the world’s leading private, international philanthropic organizations, making grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and sports, and social welfare. SNF funds organizations and projects worldwide that aim to achieve a broad, lasting, and positive impact for society at large, and exhibit strong leadership and sound management. The Foundation also supports projects that facilitate the formation of public-private partnerships as an effective means for serving public welfare.

Since 1996, the Foundation has committed more than $3.3 billion through over 5,100 grants to nonprofit organizations in more than 135 countries around the world.

Learn more at SNF.org.

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