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  • 1. Sustainability and Entrpeneurship
  • 2. TERMS
    Ecopreneurial
    Green Rush
    Green Washing
    Triple Bottom Line
    Tipping Point
    Green Seal, ISO 14000
    Peak Oil
    Footprint
    Bioaware
  • 3. TERMS
    Free Trade
    Fair Trade
  • 4. BASIC PROPOSITIONS IN INTRODUCTIONAGREE OR DISAGREE
    1. There is a veritable Green Rush toward innovation and wealth building to which all organizations must adapt or possibly perish.
    2. Entrepreneurs play a crucial role for innovation and success of sustainable solutions.
  • 5. BASIC PROPOSITIONS IN INTRODUCTIONAGREE OR DISAGREE
    3. Measurement of business outcomes must demonstrate both cost savings and return on investment for long – term stakeholder support.
    4. Sustainability is an integral, multifaceted system including product life cycle, business relationships, and business
    value.
  • 6. Sustainability
    Bruntland Report : “"…development that
    meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future
    generations to meet their own needs.“
    Being able to live in concert with
    the environment.
  • 7. PREMISEGLOBAL WARMING
    There is very high confidence that the net effect of human activities since 1750 has been one of warming.
    The most significant information from the report is the connection between these changes and that of human and financial losses increasing every day, and yet to come
  • 8. PERSPECTIVE Control, Flexibility & Freedom
    When work for someone else:
    – Little control over how much you earn, promotion, time-off or lunch break
    – Little or no control over your assets
    – Leads to insecurity, stress
    Working hard:
    – Making money for someone else
    – Supporting their dream, not yours
  • 9. TRENDS21st Century of small, local, ecopreneurial
    Company Career
    J-O-B
    Identity fits on 2”x 3” card
    Seniority defines achievement
    Employee
    Paycheck (W-2)
    “Security”
    Company will care
    Sustainable Life
    Right livelihood
    • Diversity of work opportunities
    • 10. Ethical work that restores the planet & respects people
    Owner - proprietor
    • Business revenues
    Self-reliance, independence & interdependence
  • 11. TRENDS21st Century of small, local, ecopreneurial
    Company Career
    Career
    Climb the ladder
    Culture of control
    Conformity & uniformity
    “Principles of sustainability”
    Guidelines
    Greenwash, deception
    Sustainable Life
    Concepts, relationships
    • Flexible, fluid, unstructured
    Diversity is stability
    • Agile, reorganizing, adaptive, resilient
    Practices of sustainability
    • Transparency, walk the talk
  • TRENDS21st Century of small, local, ecopreneurial
    Company Career
    Globalization
    Planet is market
    Everyone a consumer
    Un-rooted
    Reactive
    Change when forced to
    Sustaibable Life
    Localization & bioregionalism
    • Locally based
    • 12. Serving customers, not consumers
    • 13. Native, place-based
    Pro-active
    • Innovative, creative
    • 14. Beyond minimum regulations
  • TRENDS21st Century of small, local, ecopreneurial
    1 of every 4 workers a “free agent”
    33 million workers
    23 million micro-enterprises
    5 or fewer employees
    87% of all businesses
    75% of all businesses with only 1 person
    Self-employed
    Artists, craftspeople, shopkeepers
    No payroll, US Census Bureau barely tracks them
  • 15. PERSPECTIVERestorative Opportunities
    Transformation of economy
    …from life-depleting to life-restoring
  • 16. Postindustrial
  • 17. Postindustrial
    “…development focused directly on human and environmental regeneration through both the unleashing of human creative potential, and the benign integration of economic activities within natural systems.”
  • 18. Green as Postindustrial
    from mechanics to organics
    from machinery to the landscape
    culture-based development
    substitutes intelligence for resources (people-intensive)
    focus on end-use, or human and environmental need
    from quantity to quality: redefining wealth
  • 19. Green Economy
    A Historical Transition:
    …from Quantity to Quality
    A Question of Potentials
    …not simply limits
    Key to Sustainability:
    Redefining Wealth
  • 20. Postindustrial
    The Primacy of Human Need, Service, Use-value, Intrinsic Value & Quality
    Following Natural Flows
    Waste Equals Food
    Elegance and Multifunctionality
    Appropriate Scale / Linked Scale
    Diversity
    Self-Reliance, Self-Organization, Self-Design
    Participation & Direct Democracy
    Human Creativity and Development
    The Strategic role of the Built-environment, the Landscape & Spatial Design