12 Sectors Definitions

Teams of people have done a lot of thinking to come up with the 12-around-1 sector model, making sure that nothing is left out. More and more organizations are using this model, including:

            Evolve (http://www.evolve.org/)

            Citizens Solutions Council or Strategic Global Solutions

            Humanity Unites Brilliance (http://www.hubhub.org/)

            The Institute of Noetic Sciences (http://www.noetic.org/)

            Shift in Action (http://www.shiftinaction.com/)

            Summer of Peace (http://www.summerofpeace.net/)

            Transpartisan Alliance (http://www.transpartisan.net/)


The Sectors are currently identified as follows (in alphabetical order):

Arts:  The realm of creative expression through various media.

Economics: The science that deals with the production, distribution, consumption and management of goods, services and currency.

Education: The realm of intentional learning - the gathering of knowledge and understanding.

Environment: The surroundings in which we live; the natural world as whole – including ourselves.

Governance: The administration of authority and leadership of a community. 

Health: The vitality, well being and wholeness of a living system.

Infrastructure: The underlying physical structures and systems to support human society.

Justice: A way of protecting each individual's innate rights.

Media: The means of disseminating information and entertainment among people.

Relations: The field of human interaction: with sensations, emotions, thoughts, other beings, and the environment.

Science: The ordering of knowledge by thesis, experiment and conclusions.

Spirituality: The exploration and experience of our fundamental metaphysical nature as spirit.

Worldview: The beliefs we have about ourselves, life, and the Universe that shape how we interpret what we experience.