Going Green

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Going Green

  1. 1. LEAN MEAN GREEN Group 4 Biology 151 8/28/08
  2. 2. Overview •Green Economy •Going Green •Investing Green •Financing Green •Disney’s Green Model •Our Green Business Model
  3. 3. Green Economy •Bringing together the individual needs and materials of the Earth •Use-value, not exchange-value •Quality, not quantity •Regeneration, not accumulation
  4. 4. Going Green •Alternative energy sources •Wind •Water •Sun, etc. •Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) •Localization of industries
  5. 5. Investing Green • Types of Green Investments • Green Mutual Funds • Green Chip Stocks • Markets of the Future • Profit Possibilities
  6. 6. Financing Green •Power: •Solar •Wind •Hydro •Efficiency •Future Technologies •Financial Incentives •Financial Issues
  7. 7. Disney’s Green Model •Disney’s Environmentality •Resource Conservation oWaste Minimization •Reduce, Reuse, Recycle oGreenhouse Gas Management •GHG emissions inventory •EPA Report oConservation
  8. 8. Disney’s Green Model •Resource Conservation Energy Strive for Five Reducing energy utilized by electricity, natural gas, and chilled and hot water utilities Fuel Cell Technology Water Use of Reclaimed Water Wildlife Disney Wildlife Fund
  9. 9. Business Model •Recycling •Each person can save hundreds of pounds of materials that are put into landfills •You can recycle paper waste, cardboard, plastic, green waste, wood, glass, batteries, ink cartridges, and metal.
  10. 10. Business Model Gas Emissions •Cutting down on our carbon footprint •Carpooling is the best way to cut your footprint •Do several tasks or errands on a single trip
  11. 11. Business Model Gas Emissions •Saving energy on simple daily activities can save you hundreds over a year. •Use high efficiency halogen light bulbs •Turn off the air conditioner when not needed and use a fan if possible, turning it off for one more hour each day saves on average $100 a year.
  12. 12. Business Model •Using Halogen lights •Recycle office supplies and use recycled paper •Invest in solar powered energy •Provide public transportation for employees; Provide incentives for carpooling •Waste minimization •Paperless environment
  13. 13. Business Model •Increase windmill dependence •Set up automatic sensors for light and electrical appliances •Bathroom •Hallway/Offices •Kitchen
  14. 14. Questions??

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