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2016
– June 2: Special seminar on the Buzz about Honeybees, Locusts and your Lifestyle. Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand.
– May 31: Bangkok launch of Sufficiency Thinking: Thailand’s Gift to an Unsustainable World.
– May 28-June 1: ISL’s 11th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld, Bangkok, Thailand.
– May 23-26: Teaching at CEIBS, Shanghai, China.
– March: Visit Khao Hin Sorn, Thailand.
– February 29: Address to G77 Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand.
 
2015
– September: ISL becomes the Institute for Sustainable Leadership Pty Ltd.
– June 2-5: 10th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Keynote speaker and special guest was Frank Straub, CEO and Chairman of the Blanco Group, a German-based global company that runs on honeybee leadership principles.
–  April 28: ISL’s Harry Bergsteiner presents a graphical model depicting the process behind the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy to leading thinkers in Thailand, followed by a meeting with members of the Board of the Thai Sustainable Development Foundation.
– January-October: ISL edits and co-authors chapters in Sufficiency Thinking: Thailand’s Gift to an Unsustainable World. This book showcases the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and its application to a wide range of sectors of Thai society.

2014
–  June 3-6: 9th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Salzburg, Austria. Delegates were hosted by BMW in Munich. Keynote speaker and special guest was Fred Keller, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Cascade Engineering, a US-based B-Corporation that runs on honeybee leadership principles.

2013
–  October 10: a contingent of 16 affiliates was hosted by The 2013 Bangkok Conference: Global Dialogue on Sustainable Development, in Thailand. Among the delegates were keynote speaker, Gayle Avery who spoke on “Developing Sustainable Futures for Business, People and the Planet” and Harald Bergsteiner who organized a world café (for 200 people!) on the obstacles to implementing sustainable development.
–  Sustainable Leadership: Honeybee and Locust Approaches appears in Chinese via CEIBS Publishing.
–  June 4-7: 8th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Nice, France. Delegates were hosted by Schneider Electric.
–  Fresh Thoughts in Sustainable Leadership is published by Tilde University Press.

2012
– 7th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Rome, Italy, June 6-8.
– 6th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Bangkok, Thailand, January 18-19.
Accountability Theory Meets Accountability Practice appears via Emerald Publishing.

2011
– The Institute for Sustainable Leadership separates into an independent not-for-profit company run by its members.
Sustainable Leadership: Honeybee and Locust Approaches appears internationally from Routledge.
– 5th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, Barcelona, Spain, June 6-7.

2010
Honeybees and Locusts: The Business Case for Sustainable Leadership is published in Australia by Allen & Unwin.
– 4th International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, at the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management conference, Paris, France, July 8-11.

2009
– 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, at the 23rd Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
– 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, at the 4th International Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference, Athens, Greece.

2008
Leadership for Sustainable Futures: Achieving Success in a Competitive World

[The Rhineland Model–How to Build Harmonious Long-lasting Enterprises] appears in Chinese via Peking University Press.
– 1st Symposium on Sustainable Leadership, at the 22nd Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

2007
– The Institute for Sustainable Leadership becomes part of the Macquarie Graduate School of Management’s suite of research centres at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

2006
– Sustainable Leadership seminars form a separate focus in the Global Leadership program across Macquarie University.

2005
Leadership for Sustainable Futures: Achieving Success in a Competitive World appears.

2004
– Sustainable Leadership becomes incorporated into executive education programs.

2003
– Classes in Sustainable Leadership commence for MBA students at Macquarie University.
– First doctoral candidate graduates in the area of Sustainable Leadership.

2002
– Two European study tours run in Sustainable Leadership.

1999
– Study tours for managers to examine Sustainable Leadership principles in action commence to Europe.

1997
– Founders of the Institute for Sustainable Leadership begin researching and educating managers worldwide on the principles of Sustainable Leadership.