Nick Marsh
             Carbon Positive Canterbury?
                The Danish Example




©Nick Marsh 2009
What do we mean by ‘Positive Carbon’?

A city or region that is making a ‘profit’ from its total
  carbon effort.
      1....
Canterbury
                   !!!!!!!!!!quot;#$!%&'()*!+),-.-/$!'$0-)*111
                   !!!!!


    But isn’t that al...
3 things
• Christchurch has to compete with other
  boutique citi-states- for investment and key
  people
• The competitiv...
The Citi-state- Auckland example
                                           Matakana                                      ...
Christchurch City and the hinterland TLA’s
     compete with other regions to attract
            investment and people
  ...
Competitive ‘Citi-states’
Sydney

                                   Vancouver

Melbourne

                               ...
We compete on four attractors




©Nick Marsh 2009
Honey, you shrunk my Diamond!




©Nick Marsh 2009
How is Christchurch’s Diamond?




©Nick Marsh 2009
Canterbury
                   !!!!!!!!!!quot;#$!%&'()*!+),-.-/$!'$0-)*111
                   !!!!!


    But isn’t that al...
•DRYER
•HOTTER
                   •MORE
                   WINDY




©Nick Marsh 2009
The ‘Tipping Point’
• Oil crisis 1973 - OPEC- price rises- an
  economy dependent on oil
• National Security- burning plat...
©Nick Marsh 2009
Denmark Scorecard
  • 1990- 2005 -economy grew 40% - total greenhouse gas emissions
    declined.
  • Economist ranks Denm...
Denmark New Export Sectors
•Water Sector
•Carbon positive agriculture
•‘Green ICT’
•District heating Sector
•Wind generati...
How could each of
                   you in this room
                   profit from a
                   Carbon Positive
...
Does being ‘Carbon Positive’ grow our
               diamond?

ISSUES           Carbon      ‘Cleantech’   Water sector Agr...
‘CARBON POSITIVE CANTERBURY’ MARKETPLACE
                                 Advocacy and Solutions:
                 •EECA S...
Trading Floor Assumptions
‘Positive Carbon’ Copenhagen Agreement Dec.2009
• A globally enforceable agreement– replacing Ky...
PLANNING
1. What goals/strategies does our organisation have that are relevant to a
    ‘Carbon Positive CChurch’?
2. Who ...
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    1. 1. Nick Marsh Carbon Positive Canterbury? The Danish Example ©Nick Marsh 2009
    2. 2. What do we mean by ‘Positive Carbon’? A city or region that is making a ‘profit’ from its total carbon effort. 1.‘Business Profit’ from companies in the region who trade in goods or services based on carbon reduction 2.‘Community profit’ from local councils policies and investments ©Nick Marsh 2009
    3. 3. Canterbury !!!!!!!!!!quot;#$!%&'()*!+),-.-/$!'$0-)*111 !!!!! But isn’t that all about adding cost? ©Nick Marsh 2009
    4. 4. 3 things • Christchurch has to compete with other boutique citi-states- for investment and key people • The competitive advantage of being ‘Carbon Positive’- the Denmark story • The ‘Trading Floor’ Challenge ©Nick Marsh 2009
    5. 5. The Citi-state- Auckland example Matakana Gulf Island Illustrative only – Muriwai Precinct Precinct not intended to Precinct Vineyards Goat Island Great Barrier be exhaustive Matakana Tiritiri Art Trail Tawharanui Matangi Muriwai Wild West Waiheke Eastern Takapuna Precinct Rangitoto Precinct Kumeu Devonport Bethells Viaduct Maraetai Ponsonby Waitakere Mission Bay Piha Ranges CBD Sky Tower Parnell Kelly Tarlton’s Karekare K Rd Museum Hunua Fringe Newmarket Titirangi Mt Eden Whatipu Suburban Airport One Tree Hill Mangere Mountain Botanic Gardens Stonefields Urban facing Hinterland Rural facing Hinterland Manukau Heads © Covec Ltd 2007 ©Nick Marsh 2009
    6. 6. Christchurch City and the hinterland TLA’s compete with other regions to attract investment and people •Auckland Region •Waikato •Hawkes Bay Christchurch •Queensland Canterbury •Victoria ‘Competitive Issues Competitive •S Australia regional •W Australia City’ economy •Brisbane •Adelaide •Melbourne •Carbon Positive Energy •Perth •Road and rail issues •Auckland •Commuter belt •Nelson •Manufacturing drift •Export focus ©Nick Marsh 2009
    7. 7. Competitive ‘Citi-states’ Sydney Vancouver Melbourne Seattle Brisbane Cape Town ©Nick Marsh 2009 ©Covec 2007
    8. 8. We compete on four attractors ©Nick Marsh 2009
    9. 9. Honey, you shrunk my Diamond! ©Nick Marsh 2009
    10. 10. How is Christchurch’s Diamond? ©Nick Marsh 2009
    11. 11. Canterbury !!!!!!!!!!quot;#$!%&'()*!+),-.-/$!'$0-)*111 !!!!! But isn’t that all about adding cost? ©Nick Marsh 2009
    12. 12. •DRYER •HOTTER •MORE WINDY ©Nick Marsh 2009
    13. 13. The ‘Tipping Point’ • Oil crisis 1973 - OPEC- price rises- an economy dependent on oil • National Security- burning platform- ‘we have to decrease our dependency’ • Appetite for government to act -incentives, taxes, regulations - for the good of all • Shift to renewables- ‘Wind is all we have got’ ©Nick Marsh 2009
    14. 14. ©Nick Marsh 2009
    15. 15. Denmark Scorecard • 1990- 2005 -economy grew 40% - total greenhouse gas emissions declined. • Economist ranks Denmark as the best place in the world to do business. • Denmark - higher GDP and lower unemployment than for EU-15 countries. • Energy / unit of GDP is 40% lower than the EU average • $NZ25 billion in environmental and energy taxes- virtuous circle of investment • Tens of billions of ‘clean technology’ exports -growing x4 faster than all other export sectors ©Nick Marsh 2009
    16. 16. Denmark New Export Sectors •Water Sector •Carbon positive agriculture •‘Green ICT’ •District heating Sector •Wind generation technology •Low energy housing, Insulation, building materials, •Low emissions transportation •New Business models ©Nick Marsh 2009
    17. 17. How could each of you in this room profit from a Carbon Positive Canterbury? ©Nick Marsh 2009
    18. 18. Does being ‘Carbon Positive’ grow our diamond? ISSUES Carbon ‘Cleantech’ Water sector Agriculture Positive? Exports sector Liveability yes Workability yes Visitability yes INvestability yes ©Nick Marsh 2009
    19. 19. ‘CARBON POSITIVE CANTERBURY’ MARKETPLACE Advocacy and Solutions: •EECA SOLUTIONS- Solar, Renewables, Water heating, Insulation •PROJECT LIGHTFOOT WAYNE FRANCIS TRUST- HIKURANGI FOUNDATION •CCHURCH PRESS R&D and Manufacturers Service Education: Industries Households: •ALLIANCE •NGAI TAHU Cos •CANTY •SYNLAIT •AIR NZ UNIVERSITY ALL OF US •RAVENSDOWN •MILLENIUM •LANDCARE HOTEL •FARMERS •POSTIE PLUS •CDC •CHAMBER Professional Services- BUDDLE FINDLAY, DELOITTES, KPMG, NATIONAL BANK PRIVATE, SHEFFIELD, SHANNONS WAY, MISSING LINK Custodians and Regulators: •CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL •MINISTRY FOR ENVIRONMENT •URBAN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY ©Nick Marsh 2009
    20. 20. Trading Floor Assumptions ‘Positive Carbon’ Copenhagen Agreement Dec.2009 • A globally enforceable agreement– replacing Kyoto- is announced by the Presidents of USA, China, and EU • Carbon regime set up around the world. • Cascaded down to city-states and regions to be accountable for action at the local level • The Canterbury region is expected to develop its own Carbon Positive strategy ©Nick Marsh 2009
    21. 21. PLANNING 1. What goals/strategies does our organisation have that are relevant to a ‘Carbon Positive CChurch’? 2. Who in the room might be of interest for us to deal with? as partner, customer etc- What do we think they might want from us?/can offer us? TRADING FLOOR EXERCISE: 1. Find out the goals and position of the groups you have identified of interest 2. Respond to those groups who approach you 3. Develop first cut ideas about ‘deals’ 4. Explore them with your target groups 5. Fianalise your offers and attempt to close the deals EVALUATION AND REFLECTION REPORT BACK Each group report back: • Our strategy and what deals we achieved 1. Our impressions of the other groups 2. What we learned from the exercise- what we will tell our colleagues 3. What ‘deal areas’ we intend to pursue ‘back at the ranch’ ©Nick Marsh 2009
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