Resource Efficiency Atlas
– current project gathering good examples


    The Future of Sustainable Products & Services
  ...
Outline


  • Background

  • The Resource Efficiency Atlas
                          y

  • Methodologies, aims and resul...
... as if we had four planets ...




                                                                          "The indus...
Sustainable economy: targets for 2050




  Source: Wuppertal Institute 2009

29 Sept 2009           Resource Efficiency A...
Potentials: production and consumption!




               Source: Kotakorpi, Lähteenoja & Lettenmeier (2008). Household M...
The Project

 Basic idea: Resource efficiency counts - it‘s a competitive advantage
                                y    ...
Project Data

    Resource Efficiency Atlas
                       y
    - International examination of resource efficien...
Project Goals


        Elaboration of resource efficiency potentials in Europe and
         other selected countries (US...
Methodology


        Gathering the current state of research and development
               -   Desk research: identific...
Project plan
   j    p


                                     Work
                                     W k package 1 D k ...
The Atlas: International collection of
efficient technologies and products


 •   Production d Manufacturing
     P d i an...
Wanted: your best examples of resource
efficient technologies and products




29 Sept 2009   Resource Efficiency Atlas   ...
Use the questionnaire template
at www.wupperinst.org/rea




29 Sept 2009   Resource Efficiency Atlas   13   Michael Lette...
Thank you for your attention!



 michael.lettenmeier@wupperinst.org




29 Sept 2009   Resource Efficiency Atlas         ...
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  1. 1. Resource Efficiency Atlas – current project gathering good examples The Future of Sustainable Products & Services Innovation Conference Essen, Germany September 28th-29th 2009 Michael Lettenmeier, Wuppertal Institut
  2. 2. Outline • Background • The Resource Efficiency Atlas y • Methodologies, aims and results • Call for participation 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 2 Michael Lettenmeier
  3. 3. ... as if we had four planets ... "The industrial countries act as if there were severall earths available. Th without a th il bl Thus, ith t radical increase in resource productivity there will be no sustainable development." Schmidt-Bleek (2009): The Earth Earth. Source: Wuppertal Institute 2009 10 Sept 2009 Technologies with resource efficiency potentials 3 Michael Lettenmeier
  4. 4. Sustainable economy: targets for 2050 Source: Wuppertal Institute 2009 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 4 Michael Lettenmeier
  5. 5. Potentials: production and consumption! Source: Kotakorpi, Lähteenoja & Lettenmeier (2008). Household MIPS. www.environment.fi/publications 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 5 Michael Lettenmeier
  6. 6. The Project  Basic idea: Resource efficiency counts - it‘s a competitive advantage y p g  Intention: Boosting resource efficient technologies and products  R Result: R lt Resource Effi i Efficiency Atlas - an i t Atl international collection of ti l ll ti f efficient technologies and products For more information go online to li www.wupperinst.org/rea 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 6 Michael Lettenmeier
  7. 7. Project Data  Resource Efficiency Atlas y - International examination of resource efficiency potentials of technologies and products as a part of an innovation policy  Duration from September 2008 – August 2010  Promotion - German Federal Ministry of Education and Research entitled ”International examination of resource efficiency potentials of technologies ” f ff f and products as a part of an innovation policy for sustainable development” within the innovation and techniques analysis (FKZ 16l1585)  Project Partners - Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy - Fraunhofer - Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO - IAT - Institute for work science and technology management of the Unversity of Stuttgart - Trifolium - Beratungssgesellschaft mbH 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 7 Michael Lettenmeier
  8. 8. Project Goals  Elaboration of resource efficiency potentials in Europe and other selected countries (USA, Japan, …)  Id tifi ti of products and technologies with hi h resource Identification f d t dt h l i ith high efficiency potential  Analysis of possible contribution to a sustainable development  Ranking of lead technologies and products  Development of strategies for a better use in Germany  Identification of potential lead markets 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 8 Michael Lettenmeier
  9. 9. Methodology  Gathering the current state of research and development - Desk research: identification of technologies, products, experts - Interviews: 20-25 experts, - Collection of ideas: experts, networks etc. experts etc - Synergies with other projects like MaRess (national focus)  Analysis and evaluation of relevant technologies and y g products - Ranking of lead technologies and products - Discussion and evaluation with experts and stakeholders => Strategy development and identification of lead markets  Presentation of results - Resource efficiency atlas with short presentations and descriptions - Synergies with project “Sustainability atlas“ 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 9 Michael Lettenmeier
  10. 10. Project plan j p Work W k package 1 D k research k 1: Desk h WP 2:Expert interviews WP 3: Expert consultation international international WP4: Evaluation of results and strategy development WP5: Expert-WS WP6: Stakeholder-WS WP7: Dissemination and utilitisation 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 10 Michael Lettenmeier
  11. 11. The Atlas: International collection of efficient technologies and products • Production d Manufacturing P d i and M f i • IT and communication • Automation • Optics • Environmental technology • Energy technology gy gy • Textiles • Foodstuffs • Micro systems • Biotechnology • Nanotechnology • Materials • Buildings and Housings • Transportation 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 11 Michael Lettenmeier
  12. 12. Wanted: your best examples of resource efficient technologies and products 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 12 Michael Lettenmeier
  13. 13. Use the questionnaire template at www.wupperinst.org/rea 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 13 Michael Lettenmeier
  14. 14. Thank you for your attention! michael.lettenmeier@wupperinst.org 29 Sept 2009 Resource Efficiency Atlas 14 Michael Lettenmeier

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