Identify the potential to work towards eliminating the violations to the systems conditions.
Identify where the business can change it’s process of business and production from a linear to a cyclical process.
Understand the demand from the consumer to ensure that the business is fulfilling the demand and eliminating waste from it’s processes.
Case study: Interface Carpets
Global company – Interface Inc
NZ franchise – Interface NZ
Sustainable, design-led flooring systems
Providing sustainable, design led flooring solutions Goals – Interface Carpets
Towards Sustainable Practice Plan / Do
Plan - set strategy
Case Study: Whistler Pipe Line
Short term, medium term and long term
Do – take action
Understand Vision Baseline Plan / do Measure
Four Prioritising Questions (Criteria) Does this initiative move us toward our shared Vision of Success and Sustainability objectives ? Will this initiative deliver change in time ? Is the initiative a good investment ? Does the initiative present a flexible platform for further movement toward Success in the future? 2 3 1 4 1 3 2 4
Do – Take Action!
Don’t get stuck in strategy. Step by step take action towards your vision.
Strategic planning is only helpful as long as the strategy is implemented.
Please note, although it is not covered in this course it is not only important in understand the framework for sustainable practice but also the management practices and processes that must be used for the application of the framework.
As recommended at the front of the course and available in M5: Optional Reading, the 5 th Discipline by Peter Senge is particularly helpful.