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Quality Forum 2012 - SMC - Andrea Reimer

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  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • The process will take place over approximately 12 months, from convening the staff working groups to bringing the final plan to Council. In some cases individuals from other organizations are on the Working Groups. The VEDC is leading the Green Economy Group and Metro Vancouver staff are the main Working Group members for Clean Air. External Advisory Committee members were selected by the Working Group members with additional representation on each group from UBC and SFU given our efforts to work more closely with our University partners. Representation typically includes related NGOs, Industry Associations, Businesses and other levels of government, institutions and utilities. The Advisory Committees to provide expertise and feedback during formation of plans. Many of the organizations represented will also have a role in terms of future implementation.
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia
  • Vancouver is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia

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  • 1. 35,000 People In the Room Lessons from the Greenest City Councillor Andrea Reimer Heath Care 2.0 Social Media Camp – March 7, 2012
  • 2. Mayor GregorRobertson“Why green? Because in the highlycompetitive, highly mobile modernworld, the elements that make acommunity healthy also make itwealthy. Functionally, a compact,efficient city with a lightenvironmental footprint is cheaper torun and easier to maintain.”
  • 3. Greenest City Action TeamDavid Boyd • Dr. David Suzuki • Mike Harcourt • Linda Coady Gordon Price • Tamara Vrooman • Moura Quayle • Lindsay Cole • Rob Safrata • Karen Cooling • Mark Holland • Cheeying Ho • Alex Lau • Linda Nowlan 10
  • 4. Green Economy, Green Jobs• JOBS 12,000 new green jobs• CLIMATE Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 33 %• BUILDINGS All new construction carbon neutral; improve efficiency of existing buildings by 20%
  • 5. Green Communities• MOBILITY Majority of trips on foot, bicycle, & transit• WASTE Reduce waste to landfill or incinerator by 50%• ACCESS TO NATURE Every person lives within a five-minute walk of a park, beach, greenway, or other natural space; plant 150,000 additional trees in the city• FOOTPRINT Reduce per capita footprint by 33%
  • 6. Human Health• WATER Meet or beat the most stringent of BC, Canadian and international drinking water standards and guidelines; Reduce per capita water consumption by 33% over 2006 levels.• AIR Meet or beat the most stringent of BC, Canadian, and international air quality standards and guidelines.• FOOD Increase food assets by 50%
  • 7. ActionsSpeakLouderThanWords
  • 8. GREENEST CITY ACTIONS COMPLETED BY JULY 2011 84
  • 9. We’re changing the buildings we work, live and play in.
  • 10. This house creates as much energy as it consumes
  • 11. Preparing for the next big thing Vancouver is the first Canadian city to require all new houses and developments to provide charging points for electric vehicles
  • 12. Partnerships InternalEngagement StakeholderEngagement = 
  • 13. EAC EAC EAC GreenPublic input/dialogue Zero Economy EAC Waste Green Local Buildings Food Climate EAC GC2020 Steering Leadership Clean Committee EAC Air Green Mobility Clean Access EAC Water to Lighter Nature Footprint EAC EAC EAC
  • 14. Partnerships InternalEngagement StakeholderEngagement =  PublicEngagement
  • 15. Can you say Pecha Kucha?2,000 + residents come out to kick off of talkgreentous.ca
  • 16. Partnerships InternalEngagement  A meaningful,StakeholderEngagement = effective Action Plan for the next  10 years adopted by Public CouncilEngagement
  • 17. How will you get 35,000 people in the room?www.vancouver.ca/greenestcity data.vancouver.ca