poc-led ecosystem for transformative


Our dynamic ecosystem is made up of our team, based in Boston, MA & Ile Ife, Nigeria -- in aligned action with a diverse community of local-to-global: professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, healers, designers, activists, educators, builders, allies, cross-sector partners, supporters  & advisors.  

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Jhana Senxian, a Harvard-trained social anthropologist, is the Founder & CEO of The Guild. She brings over 20 years of experience in quantitative & qualitative research, direct action & cross-sector collaboration, in the US, Europe, & Africa. She has both developed & directed strategic partnerships with the United Nations & served as an advisor to the UN Secretary General’s Office.

More than anything, Jhana has a passion for connection, urban transformation, wholeness & co-creation with local & global neighbors. Recognized for her research, publishing & grassroots action around resilience, sustainability, corporate responsibility & community transformation, Jhana is currently happiest being & co-creating with her personal & Guild family.  



  • Transmutation & Community|Social| Systems Change -- Health Promotion Practice - Special Food & Fitness Journal, Forthcoming September 2018

  • P3 for P3: Cross-Sector Partnership for People, Planet & Prosperity - Sustainability Guild, December 2011

  • Challenge Into Opportunity: Urban Agriculture, Social Enterprise & Holistic Value Creation – Sustainability Guild, November 2011

  • Building the Case for the Triple Bottom Line: Sustainability Guild International Research Overview – February 2011

  • Green IT For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, 2009

  • Sustainable Mobility: Automotive Industry Challenges - Aberdeen Group, September 2009

  • The ROI of Sustainability: Making the Business Case - Aberdeen Group, April 2009

  • Sustainability Matters: The Corporate Executives Strategic Agenda - Aberdeen Group, March 2009

  • Sustaining the Global Food Supply Chain: Three Keys to Gaining Competitive Advantage - Aberdeen Group, February 2009

  • From Rhetoric to Reality: The 2009 Sustainability Agenda - January 2009

  • Sustaining the Global Food Supply Chain (GFSC): an Ecosystem Approach - January 2009

  • Going. Going. Green: Planning for The Green IT Ecosystem - January 2009

  • The Greening of Business Culture: Comparing the Best-in-Class - September 2008

  • Sustainability's Power of Attraction - September 2008

  • The Greening of Retail: Lowering Costs and Raising Customer Loyalty - July 2008

  • Getting From Green to Gold: Retail Success Factors and Outcomes - July 2008

  • Driving Green: Facing the Challenges - July 2008

  • From Green to Gold: Retail Success Factors and Outcomes - June 2008

  • Green Retail: From Concept to Reality - May 2008

  • Supply Chain Network Design: Architecting a Green Future - April 2008

  • Building a Green Supply Chain - March 2008