United States

Lead with purpose

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Who we are

United States

Lead with purpose

Common Purpose US delivers transformative leadership experiences for individuals and organizations who want to make a difference in their worlds, and the world around them

Who we work with

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Jennifer Skyler
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Chair of the American Express Foundation
"Nonprofits are facing high leadership turnover and burnout at a time when their services are needed the most. We transformed the Leadership Academy to help nonprofit leaders accelerate their development and build new skills to meet the unique challenges of this moment. "
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Allison Alt
CEO, Business for Good LLC
"I feel I have more tools to use to facilitate and create spaces for diverse and difficult conversations, as well as a greater understanding of what actions I can take to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace. "
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Rakesh Khurana
Dean, Harvard College
"In our ever more complex and interconnected world without obvious historical parallels, Common Purpose developed a breakthrough idea about the importance of Cultural Intelligence to navigate this new world and its contradictions. It has important implications and raises questions about our current systems for those involved in educating and developing future global citizens."

Personal development

Turbo-charge your leadership

Blended (Online & In-Person)

The Global Leaders Programme

A game-changing experiential global leadership programme for senior leaders from business, government, and social sectors as they transition to become global leaders, both at work and in society.

Who is this for?

Senior leaders and executives

Blended (Online & In-person)

The Common Purpose Programme
For high-potential leaders

A unique leadership experience for high-potential leaders who want to remove self-doubt, break through barriers, aspire to inspire, and grow the foundations needed for their future success.

Who is this for?

High-potential, aspiring leaders

Blended (Online & In-person)

American Express Leadership Academy

A leadership development experience supporting a new generation of Resilient Changemakers.

Who is this for?

High-potential leaders in the not-for-profit sector

Online

Sky Blue

Sky Blue brings together a dynamic group of leaders from around the world, from many different fields, who have a common focus: our environment.

Who is this for?

High-potential and senior leaders from the environmental sector

Blended (Online & In-person)

Legacy

Challenging young people to explore the legacy they can leave on the world.

Who is this for?

Young people (18-25 years)

4.2k

programmes delivered over 30+ years

124k+

people have participated in a Common Purpose programme

87%

reported the programme they took part in was good value for time

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