Your SlideShare is downloading. ×

Community Buying Power

131

Published on

The intersection of the sustainable economy, retail sector and service design | An introduction to a M.F.A. Service Design Thesis topic …

The intersection of the sustainable economy, retail sector and service design | An introduction to a M.F.A. Service Design Thesis topic

*This was a live presentation and as such the slides were only support content*

Published in: Design, Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
131
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Community Buying Power Sustainable Economy + Retail Sector + Service Design Diane Seaver | MFA Service Design | Grad.Salon | February, 27th, 2014
  • 2. Greenwashing
  • 3. Socioeconomics of the Sustainability Economy in a Post-Industrial Society “Even those concerned about only business...recognize that the viability of business itself depends on the resources of healthy ecosystems...and on the stability of just societies.” Harvard Business Review October 2011
  • 4. Diminishing Returns | Marginal Extraction Cost | Energy Return on Energy Invested
  • 5. Sustainable Economy Triple Bottom Line Global Progress Index Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 6. Sustainable Economy Social Entrepreneurs Triple Bottom Line Impact Investing Global Progress Index B-Corps Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 7. Sustainable Economy Social Entrepreneurs Triple Bottom Line Impact Investing Global Progress Index B-Corps Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 8. Sell More Stuff
  • 9. Wall Street Rebounds As Retail Sales Point To Healthy Economy “Retail sales numbers for December sort of calmed everyone down...Numbers indicate the economy is most likely moving forward at a nice pace despite an errant jobs number...” Rueter, January 14, 2014
  • 10. E-commerce vs Brick & Mortar Experience Economy Great Recession Retail Sector
  • 11. Evil Big Box Made in the US Cost vs. Quality Retail Sector E-commerce vs Brick & Mortar Great Recession Experience Economy
  • 12. Evil Big Box Made in the US Cost vs. Quality Retail Sector http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpkRvc-sOKk E-commerce vs Brick & Mortar Great Recession Experience Economy
  • 13. Pay to Play
  • 14. How Can Retail-Related Services Support & Transform the Sustainable Economy?
  • 15. How Can Retail-Related Services Support & Transform the Sustainable Economy the consumer mindset and values in
  • 16. Purchase Cycle BUY STUFF I want something duringafter
  • 17. Purchase Cycle BUY STUFF I want something duringafter Informed decisions Alternative green options Systemic impact
  • 18. How Can Retail-Related Services Support & Transform the Sustainable Economy to leapfrog barriers for more immediate diffusion? the consumer mindset and values in
  • 19. How Can Retail-Related Services Support & Transform the Sustainable Economy the consumer mindset and values in to leapfrog barriers for more immediate diffusion utilizing the concepts of community building when designing physical environments?
  • 20. New Urbanism Co-spaces Adaptive Reuse Waste Equals Food Built Environment
  • 21. New Urbanism Co-spaces Adaptive Reuse Waste Equals Food Built Environment
  • 22. Sense-Making
  • 23. Umbrella Entity Contribution Players External Partners Activities Umbrella Entity Responsibilities Partnership Assets Physicality of Hub Umbrella Entity MODELING SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS Work Force Conference Space/Office Flexible Application Underserved Community Repurposed Property Event Space Transition Support Knowledge Sharing Collective Buyer Documenting Proof of ConceptMarketing Hub Manager Connections Skills Support Extend Offerings Physical Resources Intellectual Resources Start-ups & Entrepreneurs Other Hubs Hub Graduates Municipal Small Scale Like-Minded Suppliers Corporate Localized Craft & Makers Small Scale Production Long-term Savannah Transplants Short-term Growing & Established Green Jobs Educational Activities for Community Community EventsShared Resources Entities Giving Back to Hub Educational Activities Accelerate Savannah Tech Traditional & Vocational Artistic & Creatives Savannah Natives Physical Community Resource Role Model for Entities STAKEHOLDERS COMMUNITY LOCATION CHARACTERISTICS INTELLECTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE HUB PHYSICAL COLLECTION OF INTELLECTUAL AND PHYSICAL RESOURCES Lead/Learn By Example A hub graduate is a business that used to be in the hub and has left but is still connected with hub. Transition Support Knowledge Sharing Hub Manager Connections Accelerate Savannah Entity Offerings to Community Other collaborative effors that are either physical connections or intellectual connections. Creative Coast - SLAAM - Thinc - SOFO Be an example of sustainable connections to Savannah National, Global. Eco-Friendly + Sustainable driven. Paper products Cleaning products Utility Co/Supplier Other established businesses with mutual needs and supply chains. JCB - IKEA - DIRTT - GULFSTREAM Interns - Workstudy - Mentoring Walk the talk. Andrea’s grant writing ability Collectively, hub + stakeholder meet a demand. STEP-UP + ACC SAV= Green workforce DevelopmentLike former members of Charleston Digital Corridor SEDA - STEP UP Be an Evergreen Cooperative for others Waste management. What Accelerate does for outreach What one has the other needs. Help people moving into and out of hub. What Charleston Digital Corridor Dedicated on-site staff member of hub. Point of contact for entities. Begin with partner support Later fed by internships Board members do a monthly workshop If Accelerate can’t provide what’s needed, they will direct them to who can. “We don’t know about solar but we can connect you to One World Sustainable” Satellite 10 Block radius neighborhood Open and reservable to hub entities and community Physical offerings for the surrounding community to use. Communal tool shed on premise In return for use of space and support, entities must give back to the hub Come from partner Later fed by internships Flexibility in the physical location to accommodate multiple users over time. Events - Workshops - From workspace to event space Located in the same area of the people they are trying to empower. 28% Poverty Flexible Application Underserved Community Repurposed Property LOCATION CHARACTERISTICS Workshops Technology how to Repurpose existing buildings Vacant building City of Savannah Empty Spaces How could you be more sustainable? How do you build a resume? Hosting events for the community and space available for the communities. Greek Fest Voter registration day CSR report Keeping Track of success as well as Eco-metrics to promote externally. Bulk buying power for regular use of collective resources. Utilities - paper products - grounds maintenance Copier Equipment or Tool use Office Location that ties Accelerate to the space. STAKEHOLDERS COMMUNITY
  • 24. In-depth Case Study Stakeholder Involvement Opportunity Space Concept Development Next Steps
  • 25. To Be Continued Questions + Comments + Feedback

×