Dont Stop Now

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Discussion on why sustainability efforts should be maintained through the economic downturn.

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Dont Stop Now

  1. 1. Don’t Stop Now! August Mack Environmental August 2009
  2. 2. Don’t Stop Now! <ul><li>Do Less with More </li></ul><ul><li>Change the Status Quo </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Consumer Awareness & Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Government Influence </li></ul><ul><li>Three R’s </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  3. 3. Do Less with More <ul><li>Avoid short term fixes to long term issues </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize inputs </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Remove inefficiencies </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  4. 4. Change the Status Quo <ul><li>Carpe Diem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic vs. Tactical Sustainability </li></ul></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  5. 5. Change the Status Quo <ul><li>Short term sacrifice can lead to long term survival </li></ul><ul><li>Buck the trends </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  6. 6. Change the Status Quo <ul><li>Get out of the silo </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc. Economy Environment Society
  7. 7. Change the Status Quo <ul><li>What do you want to be know for, this? </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  8. 8. Change the Status Quo <ul><li>Or this? </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  9. 9. Increased Consumer Savvy <ul><li>Demand more </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations based on name recognition </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  10. 10. Increased Consumer Savvy <ul><li>Demanding corporate transparency </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  11. 11. Increased Consumer Savvy <ul><li>Purchasing shifts </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer product requirements </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  12. 12. Government Influence <ul><li>The Carrot: </li></ul><ul><li>$3 billion to Renewable Energy Developers </li></ul><ul><li>$20 million to a Green Jobs program </li></ul><ul><li>$1.1 billion to water related projects </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  13. 13. Government Influence <ul><li>The Stick: </li></ul><ul><li>American Clean Energy & Security Act </li></ul><ul><li>Sarbanes-Oxley </li></ul><ul><li>Water Usage </li></ul><ul><li>E.U. Cap & Trade </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  14. 14. Three R’s <ul><li>Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul><ul><li>Supply chain </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  15. 15. Three R’s <ul><li>Reputation: </li></ul><ul><li>Finish what you start </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  16. 16. Three R’s <ul><li>Reputation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which is more accurate? </li></ul></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  17. 17. Three R’s <ul><li>Relevancy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give them what they want </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain market presences </li></ul></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  18. 18. Don’t Stop Now! <ul><li>Do Less with More </li></ul><ul><li>Change the Status Quo </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Consumer Awareness & Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Government Influence </li></ul><ul><li>Three R’s </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.
  19. 19. Questions <ul><li>Dave Rice </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>614-798-9922 </li></ul><ul><li>www.augustmack.com </li></ul>© August Mack Environmental, Inc.

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