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Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
Uwb Sustainability Project
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  • 1. City of Bothell Business Program
  • 2. Overview
  • 3. Sustainability <ul><li>“ Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S ource: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. Aims <ul><li>Investing in environmental projects </li></ul><ul><li>Work with businesses, community & UWB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve the place we live in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefit our community socially and economically </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Benefits <ul><li>Aiding the City of Bothell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give direction and clarity to project selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allocation of scarce resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aligned with the City’s sustainability mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase business involvement </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a sense of unity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing human impact </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 6. Sustainability Goals <ul><li>Create an economically vibrant community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local leader in environmentally friendly practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage schools, city governments, business to promote sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student projects/community service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quarterly college projects </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 7. Organization & Strategy <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-functional Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul>
  • 8.  
  • 9. Culture <ul><li>Create a culture built around sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Culture should inspire and motivate employee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top management commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward for participation and innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sustainability does not have to be all or nothing </li></ul>
  • 10.  
  • 11. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>City of Bothell currently uses a traditional departmental organizational structure </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability is a city vision, not just a departmental objective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate the collaboration needed for sustainability projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommendation : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create cross-functional teams to work on projects </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Effective mechanism to achieve commitment </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment creates ownership! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Create synergy between employees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often, employees working in different departments are not aware of other departments' needs. </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Promote employee awareness and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Helps identify opportunities and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable community can only be achieved comprehensively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must include organizational-wide support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address sustainable practices from a multi-departmental perspective </li></ul></ul>
  • 14.  
  • 15. Vision <ul><li>Vision statements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives employees direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should be generated by employees utilizing cross-functional teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create buy-in from employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal vision leads to motivation  results </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Sample Vision Statement <ul><li>“ The City of Bothell will actively engage and provide leadership to the community in order to build a sustainable lifestyle for generations to come” </li></ul>
  • 17. Sample Vision Statement “ We will help build a sustainable community through a commitment to best practice, innovation, co-operation and education for current and future generations”
  • 18. Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic approach to managing a set and mix of projects and scarce resources over time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE KEY: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Properly define project types and classify current projects </li></ul></ul>
  • 19. Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Three basic types of projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derivative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breakthrough </li></ul></ul>
  • 20.  
  • 21. Process Tool <ul><li>Determining factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  • 22. Next Step Recommendations <ul><li>Use Cross-functional teams to apply the APP Process </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor blog designed by UWB students </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows city employees to network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help facilitate cultural change within the City of Bothell </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continue working with UWB </li></ul>
  • 23. Future Projects <ul><li>UWB Student Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Research Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for Student Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration on long-term development strategy using APP Process </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly “town-meetings” at UWB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss current & future projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit volunteers/class credit program </li></ul></ul>
  • 24. Thank you all very much for coming!

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