As leaders and global citizens, we were compelled to form the Thriving Earth Foundation based on common ground. Common ground is everything that we all stand on and hold near and dear to our hearts. It feeds us and all life on this planet, it allows us to breath, and it is the most fundamental thing that we all share floating in the middle of space. We embrace this precious legacy to pass this planet on to our children and our children's children. As stewards of this planet, we have the responsibility to hold ourselves accountable to ensure this rite of passage to generations to come.