What will it take tomainstream sustainability inglobal food supply?
CHALLENGES:Ø Double output from much less energy and water, while also producing fuelØ Feed and house the 1 billion + people who are desperately poorØ Run the economy on sun instead of oil.Ø Replenish as much water as is removed.
How do we take on the big challenges and makesustainability mainstream? Together……
Organizational Stake in Collaborating for Sustainability? Businesses • Cost savings • Minimize risk to reputation and supply • Recruitment and retention of employees • Morale, innovation • Customer loyalty • Improved access to capital NGOs • Deliver on missions more effectively by partnering with businesses
How does building community wealth contribute to each partner? External and Internal Stakeholders e.g. investor groups, NGOs, employees, communiBes Soil Other materials Water Air Energy Water GHG Retail, Food Service Landﬁlls growers processors distributors Community Biodiversity and end Customers NutriBon Inputs Value chain iniBaBves Health Livelihood Labor OperaBonal Eﬃciency Programs Value Chain IntegraBon of Goals, Metrics & ReporBng Leadership Product QualiBes, Focused Goals Stories, and Data & Metrics Building Blocks Partnerships Community OperaBonal Eﬃciencies, Engagement New Technologies, New Sources of Energy
FacilitaBon, capacity building, coaching, project management Intermediaries that support upgrading, quality control, access to capital, market New culture and innovaBon, etc. strategy, buying pracBces, metrics and incenBves Capable producers Willing buyers Enabling environment Public sector investments in infrastructure, regulaBons, extension system, etc. CerBﬁcaBon systems, NGO and research support
Sustainable Food Laboratory Team A team that is diverse enough to see and influential enough, as a group, to act. With leaders who have: 1. Technical and issue expertise; 2. Organizational and value chain knowledge; 3. Personal capabilities to create innovation and learning among others 12
Senge et al, Presence! Scharmer, Theory U!Dozens of Engageinterviews more players Convene Capture, sharediverse team learning Theory U Test initial Innovate in ideas for organizations innovations Learning Prototype journeys Retreat & reflect
Create a safe space to:develop a shared understanding of the whole system,and test and scale-up ways to make change Build a cross sector community of leaders! !Pilot !Share and learn from innovations ! cases and emerging trends ! !Support organizations to adapt !