One of the first challenges that needs to be addressed when building coalitions are preconceived concepts of relationships and communication. In fact, this single issue is the largest hurdle to overcome and it needs to be addressed before the tools are developed that the coalitions will use to solve complex problems.
The primary reason that coalitions are key to overcoming challenges and creating a resilient and sustainable future is the breadth of skills, thought, input, leverage, and connections that are brought to the table. All of these elements create synergies that make the once imponderable, possible.
To create these coalitions requires an Agent of Coordination, otherwise the process of change could look like the industrial revolution, which while wildly effective took 200 years to develop.
The Clean Technology Trade Alliance (CTTA) is an Agent of Coordination, a new type on organization that facilitates the paradigm shift toward resiliency and sustainability through the implementation of projects designed to solve complex problems.
The Agent of Coordination: