by Naolo Coulibaly
People want a lot of things out of life
For instance… Cars
… Houses
…or just Money
More than anything else …we all want Happyness
We are also surrounded by ads of products   …that are promises of happyness
And we seem to share the conception that we reachthe top of our…Once our capacity to get those objects of happyness is max...
On the global scale…We seem to associate developpement with economical advancement
And on a time scale…Developpement seems to be associated with technological advances
So when our need for personnal developpementMeets our need for technological advancement, we get …
Something like this…And among the products that will be bought by these crazy customers
…The I-Phone 5One of the biggest promises of happyness by far
But I came here to talk about environnementActually, I like to tell a story
During my studies I got interested into LCALCA is the best tool available in environnement to tell the wholestory of a pro...
LCA allows you to                                           evaluate                                           environneme...
Life cycle: Manufacturing, distribution,use   In 2011, 72,300,000 people purchased iPhones.That year saw Apples highest re...
Resource acquisition      End of life managementAnother type of stories
I-phone story like many other electronics Is also the story of Coltan
Coltan is an essentiel element of electronicsIt is a vital component in the capacitors that control currentflow in cell ph...
A short story, with 60% of the world reserves Coltan production feeds the current conflict in eastern Congo, one of the mo...
Over 5.4 million dead. Over 2 million displaced. DemocraticRepublic of the Congo is home to the deadliest conflictsince Wo...
But DRC also has another type of richness: biodersity  The Kahuzi-Biega National Park protects 136 species of mammals, one...
It also contains the Okapi Wildlife reserve which protects......elephants, leopards, forest buffalo, antelope, and many bi...
Which leads us to the stories of two men     Corneille Ewango              Bandi Mbubi
An example of actions taken by youth
So what can we do?
1rst step. BE AWARE           REMEMBER           PAY ATTENTION(m23?)
2nd step. PARTICIPATE           SENSITIZE           ORGANISEhttp://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/content/take-action
3rd step. REFLECT            INITIATE            CREATEHow can we make a fair trade cell phone?
by Naolo Coulibaly
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Anoher story of stuff: A case study about the social and environnemental impacts of our consumption

  1. 1. by Naolo Coulibaly
  2. 2. People want a lot of things out of life
  3. 3. For instance… Cars
  4. 4. … Houses
  5. 5. …or just Money
  6. 6. More than anything else …we all want Happyness
  7. 7. We are also surrounded by ads of products …that are promises of happyness
  8. 8. And we seem to share the conception that we reachthe top of our…Once our capacity to get those objects of happyness is maximised
  9. 9. On the global scale…We seem to associate developpement with economical advancement
  10. 10. And on a time scale…Developpement seems to be associated with technological advances
  11. 11. So when our need for personnal developpementMeets our need for technological advancement, we get …
  12. 12. Something like this…And among the products that will be bought by these crazy customers
  13. 13. …The I-Phone 5One of the biggest promises of happyness by far
  14. 14. But I came here to talk about environnementActually, I like to tell a story
  15. 15. During my studies I got interested into LCALCA is the best tool available in environnement to tell the wholestory of a product
  16. 16. LCA allows you to evaluate environnemental ImpactsFrom cradle to the grave…So what’s the whole story of an I-phone?
  17. 17. Life cycle: Manufacturing, distribution,use In 2011, 72,300,000 people purchased iPhones.That year saw Apples highest revenue inhistory:$108.25 BILLION A huge story of success
  18. 18. Resource acquisition End of life managementAnother type of stories
  19. 19. I-phone story like many other electronics Is also the story of Coltan
  20. 20. Coltan is an essentiel element of electronicsIt is a vital component in the capacitors that control currentflow in cell phone circuit boards.
  21. 21. A short story, with 60% of the world reserves Coltan production feeds the current conflict in eastern Congo, one of the most important war of human history
  22. 22. Over 5.4 million dead. Over 2 million displaced. DemocraticRepublic of the Congo is home to the deadliest conflictsince World War II.And the commercialisation of coltane is an industry run bythe rebels
  23. 23. But DRC also has another type of richness: biodersity The Kahuzi-Biega National Park protects 136 species of mammals, one of the last groups of eastern lowland (graueri) gorillas (consisting of only some 250 individuals)
  24. 24. It also contains the Okapi Wildlife reserve which protects......elephants, leopards, forest buffalo, antelope, and many bird species, as well asthirteen primate species and over 1,300 plant species. Plus the Mbuti and Efeethnic groups, one of the few traditional hunter-gatherer pygmy tribes left
  25. 25. Which leads us to the stories of two men Corneille Ewango Bandi Mbubi
  26. 26. An example of actions taken by youth
  27. 27. So what can we do?
  28. 28. 1rst step. BE AWARE REMEMBER PAY ATTENTION(m23?)
  29. 29. 2nd step. PARTICIPATE SENSITIZE ORGANISEhttp://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/content/take-action
  30. 30. 3rd step. REFLECT INITIATE CREATEHow can we make a fair trade cell phone?
  31. 31. by Naolo Coulibaly
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