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Donella Meadows Institute

DMI’s logo, conceived by the renowned designer Helmut Langer, recalls Dana’s seminal article, “Dancing With Systems.” It conveys hope and joy in our move towards sustainability. The green figure in the center is humanity, dancing within a globe whose colors represent the sky (light blue), sun (yellow), modern technology (grey), earth (brown), water (blue) and traditional technology (red). These elements are connected yet open and compel us to imagine a more vibrant, resilient future.

Mr. Langer has done design work for a number of UN organizations, including UNESCO, UNEP, UNFCC and UNISDR. To learn more about his work on behalf of cultural, environmental and social organizations see www.helmut-langer.eu.

About The Donella Meadows Project

The mission of the Donella Meadows Project is to preserve Donella (Dana) H. Meadows’s legacy as an inspiring leader, scholar, writer, and teacher; to manage the intellectual property rights related to Dana’s published work; to provide and maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible archive of her work online, including articles, columns, and letters; to develop new resources and programs that apply her ideas to current issues and make them available to an ever-larger network of students, practitioners, and leaders in social change.  Read More

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