CommonGood Affiliates

Dedicated to the fidelity and integrity of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), teacher education, and research.

The CommonGood™ initiative is an affiliate network comprising an international cohort of public institutions and private organizations committed to the relief of suffering and the forwarding of human flourishing. Our foundational values are the public health, an embodied ethos, ethical economics and right livelihood.  CommonGood™ represents a vehicle for furthering these shared values in partnership with our affiliates.  CommonGood affiliates are united by the following goals and responsibilities:

  • advancing the integrity and fidelity of MBSR
  • furthering MBSR teacher competency assessment
  • supporting evidence-based research
  • honoring unity within the global MBSR community


Our Affiliates are grounded in mutual respect and joined by the abiding intention to advance the health and wellbeing of all people.


The Compassion Project is a strategic initiative of the Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba designed to embrace the legacy entrusted to us and co-create the conditions where the spirit of compassion can flourish in us, among us and in the very fabric of organizational life.

DCM Affiliate LogoDENMARK

The Danish Center for Mindfulness is situated within Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Medicine. The Center is committed to the integrity of MBSR and MBCT through research, teacher education and implementation of these evidence-based interventions in medicine, health care and society.

ADM Affiliate LogoFRANCE

ADM is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 to promote Mindfulness-Based-Programs such as MBSR & MBCT, train instructors in collaboration with the founders of these programs in French speaking countries, and also organize conferences, seminars, workshops and retreats, covering the field of Mindfulness Applications.

Motus Mundi logoITALY

Motus Mundi Centro per la Mindfulness was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization that offers opportunities to explore and cultivate mindfulness in our lives, at work, in health care and in society.

Nirakara Mindfulness InstituteSPAIN

Located in Madrid, Nirakara Mindfulness Institute is a scientific society for Mindfulness research, education and training.