From Local Agenda 21 to the Sustainability Cycle

ICLEI on its way towards an integrated and cyclical
sustainability manag...
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The World Consumption Cartogram




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Sustainability

quality
of life
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Sustainability




 In developing countries,
  to increase the quality of life
  WITHOUT
  increasing per capita resource...
Local Agenda 21




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 Preparation                Analysis   Go...
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Limited influence on desired lifestyles




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Limited influence on desired lifestyles




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Limited influence on desired lifestyles




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Limited influence on desired lifestyles




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Local Agenda 21




Next Step
 Effectiveness
  (towards sustainability,
  i.e. resource use reduction)
 Coherence
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Environmental Management




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Environmental Management
    ANALYTICAL      CRITERIA                                     REPORT AND
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Environmental Management


                     Re-ACT                       PLAN
           Study the result             ...
Environmental Management


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Environmental Management




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Limited impact on environmental quality




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Limited impact on environmental quality




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Limited impact on environmental quality




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Limited impact on environmental quality




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Limited impact on environmental quality




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Taking the Best ...


Local Agenda 21       Environ. Management
 broad thematic       environmental
  approach          ...
Cyclical Sustainability Management




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Integration


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Example: Ludwigsburg / Germany


11 Themes                 Indicators               Admin            Master            Bud...
Example: Ludwigsburg / Germany



                    Economy                        Coexistence of
                    & ...
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                    attractive    culture      economy &
                    living    ...
Integrated Governance & Management


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                            ...to serve as a development model for ...
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Managing Local Sustainability

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Holger Robrecht from ICLEI European Secretariat gives an introduction to "Sustainability Management" or how to run our cities and towns in an environmentally friendly way.

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Managing Local Sustainability

  1. 1. From Local Agenda 21 to the Sustainability Cycle ICLEI on its way towards an integrated and cyclical sustainability management & governance approach ? © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  2. 2. © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  3. 3. The World Consumption Cartogram © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  4. 4. Sustainability quality of life ind. sustainable development ind. countries countries new model current model dev. countries resource use per capita © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  5. 5. Sustainability  In developing countries, to increase the quality of life WITHOUT increasing per capita resource use  In industrialised countries, to reduce per capita resource use by 80% WITHOUT endangering basic features of quality of life © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  6. 6. Local Agenda 21 © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  7. 7. Local Agenda 21 Issue Visions, Projects, Preparation Analysis Goals Actions Implementation •Council Decision •Management Kick-off Structures What? Why? How? •Participation Strategy •Facilitation •Timetable •Communication Strategy Status Indi- Action Council Monitoring, Report cators Plan Decision Evaluation © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  8. 8. © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  9. 9. Limited influence on desired lifestyles © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  10. 10. Limited influence on desired lifestyles © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  11. 11. Limited influence on desired lifestyles © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  12. 12. Limited influence on desired lifestyles © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  13. 13. Local Agenda 21 Next Step  Effectiveness (towards sustainability, i.e. resource use reduction)  Coherence (i.e. combining daily decision-making and participatory processes) © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  14. 14. Environmental Management © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  15. 15. Environmental Management ANALYTICAL CRITERIA REPORT AND MANAGEMENT CHECKS & TOOLS & AND COMMU- TOOLS ACT PLANNING STANDARDS NICATION EMAS, ISO Environmental & Sectoral 14000, ISO Environmental Environmental & Social Impact sustainabilityp 9000 & social social reporting Sustainability erformance ecoBUDGET monitoring & Triple Bottom Assessment targets Sustainability Measurement Line GRI management ISO 14001 family of Inspection, Environmental & Strategic Cleaner management analysis and social Assessment technology standards records communication EMAS SA 8000 Environmental State of the Risk Assessment Social IPPC & WM & social environment & accountability auditing society reports Environmental social & AA 1000 Pollution Improvement Public economic Accountability prevention Management participation planning Corporate Disaster Sustainabiity Disaster planning social management Indicators responsibility plans Life Cycle Triple Bottom Conflict Assessment Line GRI management © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  16. 16. Environmental Management Re-ACT PLAN Study the result • Understand gaps Redesign systems to reflect between customers’ learning /citizens’ expectations • Change standards and what you deliver • Communicate it broadly • Set priorities for • Retrain 4 1 closing gaps • Develop an action plan ACT PLAN to close gaps Costumer & Citizens satisfaction 3 2 CHECK CHECK DO DO Observe the effects of the • Implement changes change or test • Collect data to • Analyze data determine if gaps are • Pinpoint problems closing © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  17. 17. Environmental Management CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT Redefine purpose Review and improve and • review re-establish plan • correct and prevent • improve Define purpose and establish plan • identify aspects and risks • establish internal criteria • set objectives and targets • create strategic plan • develop management programme • create environmental policy Implement Measure and assess • ensure capability • measure and monitor • support actions • audit Initial review Senior management and political leadership © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  18. 18. Environmental Management © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  19. 19. Limited impact on environmental quality © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  20. 20. Limited impact on environmental quality © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  21. 21. Limited impact on environmental quality © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  22. 22. Limited impact on environmental quality © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  23. 23. Limited impact on environmental quality © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  24. 24. Taking the Best ... Local Agenda 21 Environ. Management  broad thematic  environmental approach focus  community  little public participation involvement  disconnected from  embedded in local local government government decision-making decision-making  linear planning  cyclic management process process © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  25. 25. Cyclical Sustainability Management © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  26. 26. Integration LocGov Dept LocGov Dept LocGov Dept LocGov Dept LocGov Dept LocGov Dept Indicator Set Indicator Set Indicator Set Indicator Set Indicator Set Indicator Set Budget Line Budget Line Budget Line Budget Line Budget Line Budget Line Annual Municipal Budget © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  27. 27. Example: Ludwigsburg / Germany 11 Themes Indicators Admin Master Budget line with for each structure Plans for each strategic of the according for each Master objectives themes to themes theme Plan 4 Obj 6 Ind Unit 1 Plan 1 Budget 1 4 Obj 2 Ind Unit 2 Plan 2 Budget 2 7 Obj 6 Ind Unit 3 Plan 3 Budget 3 8 Obj 3 Ind Unit 4 Plan 4 Budget 4 7 Obj 3 Ind Unit 5 Plan 5 Budget 5 5 Obj measure 4 Ind monitor Unit 6 develop Plan 6 finances Budget 6 8 Obj success 4 Ind Unit 7 and Plan 7 Budget 7 4 Obj 8 Ind Unit 8 implement Plan 8 Budget 8 8 Obj 7 Ind Unit 9 Plan 9 Budget 9 5 Obj 6 Ind Unit 10 Plan 10 Budget 10 7 Obj 5 Ind Unit 11 Plan 11 Budget 11 67 objectives 54 indicators 11 units 11 plans 1 annual city budget © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  28. 28. Example: Ludwigsburg / Germany Economy Coexistence of & Work Generations and Nations Attractive Living Mobility Energy Green Areas in Town Education & Cultural Care Life Vital Town Districts Dynamic A World of Town Centre Sports © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  29. 29. Example: Ludwigsburg / Germany attractive culture economy & living life work energy 5,0% 11,1% 1,2% 21,3% vital town districts 7,2% a world of sports dynamic 3,5% town centre 13,4% coexistence of education & generations & care nations mobility green areas 20,8% in town 0,3% 11,2% 5,1% © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org
  30. 30. Integrated Governance & Management In essence ...  ...to serve as a development model for others  ...to move towards 20% resource use  ...to implement strong political commitment  ... to initiate innovation and changed lifestyles  ...to implement good governance in sustainability management  Build capacity in local government © ICLEI 2008 www.iclei-europe.org

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