Transforming Our Futures

Former vår framtid

through development, supporting and nurturing sustainable practices

through equity and good governance

through partnerships and cooperation

through pathways meeting Sustainable Development Goals

TOF works towards transforming the futures of communities globally through development, support and nurture of sustainable cultural knowledge, social, environmental and economic practices. TOF is committed to achieving the sustainable development goals
TOF is a non-profit and non-government organization

Spanning three spheres of work

Sphere I

Sustainable Processes and Sound Practices

Sustainable development through enhancing knowledge and rights, ensuring good practice processes and guidelines, efficiency in resource use and management of its outputs, recycling, and knowledge of social, environment and health due diligence and standards

Sphere II

Well-being, Livelihoods and Innovation

Individual and community wellbeing through fostering livelihoods and innovation, health and food systems, cultural diversity and conservation, appreciation of traditional practices, and inclusiveness of vulnerable people, and transparency of information

Sphere III

Global Change: 
Coping, Adapting and Encompassing

Work on global changes-needs and their knowledge: land use change and off-sets, climate adaptation and coping, renewable energy and resource management

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International Conference Sessions and Presentations – 2022

TOF Pro Bono Project Presented at a Conference Process and Results of TOF Pro Bono project were presented at an international conference in Norway. The work is being written up as an article. BRIDGES Web-Conference: Mind the gap! Interdisciplinary teacher education to...

AFRICA 22: Professional level IA course in Africa – a TOF design with ICH funded by Norad, Norway

TOF senior consultant and executive director has completed the design of a week course on impact assessment for renewable energy projects. Cross-cutting themes, human rights, gender, and governance integration into ESIA and management of impacts were covered. TOF led...

E&S Policy Assessment results presented to decision makers, funders and development agencies

Findings of a ESPA funded by the German Development Bank (KfW) were presented to various parties (EU, Embassy, GIZ, KfW) through a serious of presentations from April through June 2022.

TOF developed a Model for involving Rotary and Students – understanding the green deal (det grønne skiftet in Norway)

TOF was requested by Rotary to develop projects on enhancing ‘green’ understanding and circular economy among 10th graders. TOF’s Managing Director and Executive Director are key persons and can be contacted if interested.

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The new curriculum of the Norwegian National Agency for Education (LK20) is based on common values such as human dignity; identity and cultural diversity; critical thinking and ethical consciousness; creative joy, engagement, and an urge to explore; respect for nature...

Environment and Social (E&S) Upstream Level Study for BAFCO – Lao PDR

Environment and Social (E&S) Upstream Level Study for BAFCO. A TOF expert is the international reviewer and providing guidance for E&S safeguards and engagement on forests use with indigenous communities (IPs) in Lao PDR.  RINA Tech UK, Ltd is managing the...

TOF Norway partnered in the project Fair Public Procurement

TOF Norway partnered in the project Fair Public Procurement submitted to the Nordic Council of Minister’s Grant Programme for Nordic-Baltic Non-Governmental Organisations’ (NGO) Cooperation 2021 Estonia. Improving public procurement, Estonia, Denmark, Finland, Norway....

Green Deal Project – Knowledge and Pathways for a Green Deal

TOF Norway proposed to team Finland NGO and Russian, produce online lectures, and contribute to the communication of the project activities and results to relevant stakeholders in Norway on circular economic and green ways of life.  The team of NGOs has applied for...

Internships at TOF in 2021

In 2021, two interns were accepted to TOF Norway’s Junior- and Research and Development Internships. During the internship, the Junior Research and Development intern Aleksandr Grishin worked with communication requirements in EIA/SIA in S.E. Asia and the Caucasus...