BioRegional’s One Planet Living                  approach for businessesHayley Bell ‐ Sustainable Business Manager
Workshop outline• Introducing BioRegional• One Planet Home at B&Q• Developing One Planet Action Plans
Outline• BioRegional and our approach to   sustainability               y• BioRegional’s Projects• B&Q P  B&Q Partnershiphi
About BioRegional Development Group•   Environmental Charity•   Practical Solutions•   BedZED•   One Planet Programme     ...
Solutions for sustainabilityBioRegional      g         One Planet    One Planet    One Planet Production     Communities  ...
Global One Planet Programme                                 Olympics                                                      ...
Where do our impacts arise?Total footprint = 5.45 gha per person (REAP)
Carbon footprint has increased ninefold since 1963                                                            CarbonEcolog...
One Planet Living Principles   1   Zero carbon   2   Zero waste   3   Sustainable transport       S t i bl  t         t   ...
One Planet Commitments for CompaniesZero Carbon         Zero Carbon         Zero waste          Sustainable       Energy e...
One Planet Commitments for Companies      Sustainable          Local and          Sustainable Water       Materials       ...
One Planet Commitments for Companies    Land Use and        Culture and        Equity and Local      Health and       Wild...
Why does BioRegional work with businesses?             Mainstream       Tackle our             sustainability   eco footpr...
Why do businesses work with us?             Leaders in                              Critical friend            sustainabil...
Becoming a One Planet Company            • Develop One Planet Action Plan, addressing 10 OP               principlesEndors...
© B&Q   B&Q and BioRegionalBioRegional & B&Q partnership ‐ UK’s  o eg o a & &Q pa t e s p U slargest home improvement and ...
Sustainability Action Plan• Short and long term commitments     h      dl  against 10 principles                     1   Z...
Our services   Carbon and ecological footprinting                   g         p      g   • Products and materials (LCA)   ...
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What does one planet living look like and how can you embed it into your organisation's operations?

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An overview of the one planet challenge - looking at using resources sustainably - and how this can apply to and benefit organisations in reducing their environmental impact and creating business opportunities with new eco products and services.


Presention for Ecobuild 2011 by Hayley Bell Sustainable Business Manager at BioRegional.

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What does one planet living look like and how can you embed it into your organisation's operations?

  1. 1. BioRegional’s One Planet Living  approach for businessesHayley Bell ‐ Sustainable Business Manager
  2. 2. Workshop outline• Introducing BioRegional• One Planet Home at B&Q• Developing One Planet Action Plans
  3. 3. Outline• BioRegional and our approach to  sustainability y• BioRegional’s Projects• B&Q P B&Q Partnershiphi
  4. 4. About BioRegional Development Group• Environmental Charity• Practical Solutions• BedZED• One Planet Programme g
  5. 5. Solutions for sustainabilityBioRegional  g One Planet  One Planet  One Planet Production Communities Regions Companies 
  6. 6. Global One Planet Programme Olympics London Canada Sutton Brighton UAESan Francisco Washington DC Portugal China South Africa
  7. 7. Where do our impacts arise?Total footprint = 5.45 gha per person (REAP)
  8. 8. Carbon footprint has increased ninefold since 1963 CarbonEcological Footprint Atlas 2008, Global Footprint Network
  9. 9. One Planet Living Principles 1 Zero carbon 2 Zero waste 3 Sustainable transport S t i bl  t t 4 Sustainable materials 5 Local and sustainable food 6 Sustainable water 7 Land and wildlife 8 Culture and heritage 9 Equity and local economy 10 Health and happiness
  10. 10. One Planet Commitments for CompaniesZero Carbon  Zero Carbon Zero waste Sustainable  Energy efficiency Reduce Transport Renewable energy Reuse educe eed Reduce need 100% reduction  Recycle Alternative and  by 2025 low carbon 9 90% reuse and  recycling by 2012 50% reduction by  %  d ti  b   2025
  11. 11. One Planet Commitments for Companies Sustainable  Local and  Sustainable Water Materials Sustainable Food Efficient products Low embodied  Low impact p Rainwater harvesting energy Low animal protein Embodied water Certification Locally sourced 10% reduction by  Waste resources 100% compliance  %  li   2015 100% sustainable  with policy by 2025 procurement by 2025
  12. 12. One Planet Commitments for Companies Land Use and  Culture and  Equity and Local  Health and  Wildlife Heritage Economy Happiness Protect and  Support  Supplier  Promote  enhance community  assessments wellbeing Communities and  projects Ethical and  Flexible training  charities One Planet living  environmental and working 100%  staff training Good practice by  Employee  sustainable  Increase support  2025 engagement  timber sourcing up to 2025 score of 4.15/5
  13. 13. Why does BioRegional work with businesses? Mainstream  Tackle our  sustainability eco footprint Challenge  Ask business  businesses to  to challenge  do more us
  14. 14. Why do businesses work with us? Leaders in  Critical friend sustainability Technical  Independent  expertise verification
  15. 15. Becoming a One Planet Company • Develop One Planet Action Plan, addressing 10 OP  principlesEndorsement • Commitment to deliver  publicly available Commitment to deliver, publicly available • Action Plan undergoes a BioRegional technical review • Recognition as a One Planet Company achieved Annual • Process repeated annually Review
  16. 16. © B&Q B&Q and BioRegionalBioRegional & B&Q partnership ‐ UK’s o eg o a & &Q pa t e s p U slargest home improvement and gardenretailer Approach:• Sustainability Action Plan using OPL  principles• One Planet Home product range  accredited by BioRegionalBenefits:• 16% CO2 reduction compared to 2006• 48% reduction in waste to landfill,  saving £2.2m since 2006 saving £2 2m since 2006• Won Observer Ethical Business Award  2010
  17. 17. Sustainability Action Plan• Short and long term commitments  h dl against 10 principles 1 Zero carbon 2 Zero waste• Builds on existing policies e.g. timber gp g 3 Sustainable transport• B&Q champions for all 10 principles  4 Sustainable materials including: 5 Local and sustainable food 6 Sustainable water • PProperty and Store Operations   d S  O i 7 Land and wildlife • Commercial 8 Culture and heritage • Human Resources 9 Equity and local economy q y y 10 Health and happiness • Logistics • Communications • Social Responsibility
  18. 18. Our services Carbon and ecological footprinting g p g • Products and materials (LCA) • Buildings (embodied carbon analysis) g p 3 • Organisations (full scope 3) Strategies for delivery • Sustainability Action Plans • S t i bl   Sustainable energy, waste, construction, transport and water strategies   t   t ti  t t  d  t   t t i • Sustainable procurement and supplier assessments Engagement and communications g g • Sustainability reporting • Staff inductions, green champions and sustainability training programmes for  employees • Workshops for businesses, design teams, local authorities and government  departments
  19. 19. Other work

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