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Crowd working workshop to launch a sustainable Rainforest Village

Crowd working workshop to launch a sustainable Rainforest Village

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  • 1. RAIN FOREST VILLAGE INITIATIVE
    PROSPECTUS WORKSHOP
  • 2. Whatwe are going to do today
    Webelieve it is better to work together in community so we are going to -----
    Present the main elements of the prospectus and thinkingbehind it
    Get your feedback via post it notes
    Decidenext steps
    Havebrunch and mingleafterwards
    2
  • 3. PROSPECTUS
    Our view of the current situation
    The vision
    The stakeholders
    The opportunities
    Matchingstakeholders and opportunities
    The organisation
    How to finance the initiative
    Business cases for eachstakeholder
    Risks and opportunities
    Next steps
    3
  • 4. The need for Transition
    Business modelsfailing; neithermakingmoney nor providing a standard of living
    Climate Change
    Fossil fuelsupplyfacingpricehikes and disruption
    People long for a lifestylecloser to nature
    A longing for a way to be involved in positive change
    4
  • 5. Open World Foundation
    Dialogue (meetings) AND Action on sustainabledevelopment
    Cafés and Lodges
    Seminars, meetings…. places to develop as human beings, leadership in action
    Aboutliving and working in a community
    Aboutprovidingnutritiousfoodsustainably
    Cultural and business network
    5
  • 6. The VillageConcept
    Provides work, food and housing (and play!)
    Maximum 80 houses for communitycohesion
    Size of tribe=200
    Ownership, stakeholding, responsibility that the placefunctions as matureeco-system
    Place of learning, experimentation, culturalexperiences, green commerce
    Aboutdoing, leading, making a difference
    6
  • 7. Stakeholders
    I
    Partner in CSR
    Seen to be doing good
    Part of CO2 solution
    Place to bring employees and stakeholders
    Integrating equipment
    To solutions
    Marketing
    Customers
    I
    I
    Corporations
    Clean tech
    Suppliers
    Individual
    Sponsors
    Doing good with my money
    A donation with benefits
    (Subscribe to coffee?)
    Eco village residents
    Entreprenuers
    A place to live easy on
    Conscience
    Economy
    Whole being
    Doing green business
    Getting more customers
    Lifestyle of green entrepreneurship
    Forestry
    Ministry,
    Universities
    Tourists
    Conference
    Delegates
    Place that functions well
    Learning by experiencing
    Learning
    Experiencing
    ”Is this for me?”
    I
    Permaculture
    Interested
    Individuals
    Learning
    Experienceing
    Being part of a positive change
    Sapling development
    Skills, Knowledge capability, Field centre
    7
  • 8. 8
  • 9. 9
  • 10. 10
  • 11. Other
    5ha
    Secondary Rain forest
    10ha
    Agroforestry
    5 ha
    Flood plain
    10ha
    Food Production
    Opportunity – TheRainforest Village
    11
  • 12. Land is owned by the Village company
    Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering
    Char operations employ local
    Stageone
    Agroforestry
    5 ha
    Flood plain
    10ha
    Secondary Rain forest
    10ha
    Biochar
    Production &
    sequestration
    Foundation is steward for forest
    Sequestration
    Food Production
    Nursery
    Saplings
    Conservation
    Teaching
    Tourism
    Farmers employed to supplyfood to sellin village
    12
  • 13. Land is owned by the Village company
    Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering
    Char operations employ local
    Stagetwo
    Agroforestry
    5 ha
    Flood plain
    10ha
    Secondary Rain forest
    10ha
    Open world Café
    Marketing
    Tourism
    Biochar
    Production &
    sequestration
    Foundation is steward for forest
    Sequestration
    Farm Buildings
    Food Production
    Nursery
    Raw materials
    Production,
    Training
    Saplings
    Conservation
    Teaching
    Tourism
    Farmers employed to supplyfood to Conference center and to sell in village
    13
  • 14. Corporations rent or invest in center as part of CSR, climate and Marketing
    Land is owned by the Village company
    Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering
    Char operations employ local
    Stages 3-4
    Agroforestry
    5 ha
    Flood plain
    10ha
    Secondary Rain forest
    10ha
    Conference center
    Training,
    Marketing
    Open world Café
    Marketing
    Tourism
    Biochar
    Production &
    sequestration
    Foundation is steward for forest
    Accomodation
    Housingcooperative?
    Technical installations
    Farm Buildings
    Showcase
    Technology
    Food Production
    Clean techfirms show technology
    Entrepreneurs center
    Nursery
    Green Jobs
    Handicrafts
    Marketing
    CSA
    Entrepreneurs association rents the offices and workshops
    Raw materials
    Production,
    Training
    Saplings
    Farmers employed to supplyfood to Conference center and to sell in village
    14
    Conservation
    Teaching
    Tourism
  • 15. Organisations at stageone
    THE FOUNDATION
    Supporter
    Plans
    RAIN FOREST VILLAGE AB
    ENTREPRENEUR
    NETWORK
    LARGER
    CORPORATIONS
    WITH CSR
    OPEN WORLD CAFÉ AB
    FARMINGCO-OP / COMPANY
    NURSERY
    15
    TOURISM/ TRAINING
  • 16. Organisations at stagetwo-four
    THE FOUNDATION
    Supporter
    Plans
    RAIN FOREST VILLAGE LTD
    OPEN WORLD CAFÉ
    ENTREPRENEUR
    NETWORK
    LARGER
    CORPORATIONS
    WITH CSR
    FARMINGCO-OP / COMPANY
    NURSERY
    TOURISM/ TRAINING
    CONFERENCEAND CAFE
    HOUSINGCOOPERATIVE
    SMALLER
    CLEAN TECH
    SUPPLIERS
    TECHNICAL R&D CENTRE
    ADMIN/ MARKETING
    16
  • 17. What we will do and why (Stage 1)
    PermaCulture Farm
    Food forest, organic produce, training/tourism & creates revenue
    Attracts, visitors, volunteers, universities, builds network
    Land owned 51% by Foundation
    All agreements with other organisations in framework set by foundation
    Security that all operations are sustainble
    Biochar operation
    Sequesters carbon and improves soil
    Creates revenue
    Means sponsors, entrerepeneurs, villager come closer to carbon negative
    Nursery
    Drives replanting in the area
    Creates revenue
    Quick yeild in line with Foundation’s aims
    17
  • 18. Capital Investment Estimate
    Land purchase 150,000 (15,000 - 10%)
    Equipment 100,000
    Nursery 50,000
    Outbuildings100,000
    400,000.-
    Conference/Visitor center 300,000
    Café 260,000
    560,000.-
    Housing/Accomodation 350,000
    Tech centre/workshop120,000
    470,000.-
    Total Estimate: 1,430,000.-
    18
  • 19. Methods of raisingcapital
    Crowdsourcing: manyindividualcontributions in the form of loans, shares or donations
    Ethical risk capital: Sharesubscription in company that owns the village. Exitwhen assets, like houses, conference centers etc are sold off
    Long-term investment: share of income from rent of farm, nursery, etc
    Corporatesponsorship: connected to carbonsequestration
    19
  • 20. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Corporation
    Invests
    Sponsors foundation
    Buys sequestration service
    Receives
    Compelling CSR programme
    Rainforestcoffee
    Training
    20
  • 21. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Individual supporters
    Invests
    Annual donation
    Receives
    Rainforestcoffee
    21
  • 22. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Farmer /otherentrepreneurs
    Invests
    Shares in company
    Membership in Entrepreneur center/co op /company
    Receives
    Marketing services
    Readymadecustomers
    22
  • 23. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Investor
    Invests
    Shares in company
    Risk capital
    Receives
    Dividend from profits
    Exit on sale of
    Center
    Houses
    Technical center
    23
  • 24. What we will do and why
    Land owned 51% by Foundation
    All agreements with other organisations in framework set by foundation
    Security that all operations are sustainble
    Biochar operation
    Sequesters carbon and improves soil
    Creates revenue
    Means sponsors, entrerepeneurs, villager come closer to carbon negative
    Nursery
    Drives replanting in the area
    Creates revenue
    Quick yeild in line with Foundation’s aims
    Cafe, conference center
    Gives place to meet
    Creates revenue
    Effective way to market other activities
    Marketing company
    Markets all suppliers, sponsors and entrepreneurs
    Highly effective, common branding
    24
  • 25. Steps
    Farm &
    Nursery
    Café &
    Center
    Houses
    Tech center
    Offices
    Workshops
    Activities
    FOUNDATION
    VILLAGE COMPANY
    FARMING COOP/Firm
    CAFE OWNER
    CENTER OWNERS
    HOUSING CO-OP
    MARKETING CO.
    ENTREPRENEUR
    NETWORK
    Organisations
    Capital
    Share subscription
    Crowd sourcing
    Business Angels
    Share suscription
    Own capital
    Share subscription
    Own capital
    Share subscription
    HOUSING CO-OP
    Course income
    Center income
    Cafe sales
    Visit sales
    Service charge on housing
    Marketing fee
    Rent – entrepreneur center
    Income
    Sales of food
    Sales of saplings
    Salessequestration
    25
  • 36. Mitigations and avoidance
    26
  • 37. Next steps
    Prospectus 1 produced after workshop
    Consultation, feedback etc
    Rainforestcompanyformed
    Private sharesubscriptionoffering
    Purchase of land
    27
  • 38. Otherdocuments in feedback
    Open world member and sponsor plans
    Organisation model
    Conceptualmodel
    Moredescriptions of land
    Blank paper for list of things to consider
    28
  • 39. Extra slides to get moredetailed feedback in workshop
  • 40. Rainforestcoffee
    Private donors
    Support scheme
    Housing
    Cooperative
    Supplies
    Real Estate
    Supplies
    Foundation
    Owns and manages
    Owns 51%
    Manages
    Built on
    Rain Forest
    Buys
    VILLAGE
    COMPANY
    Housing
    Sponsor
    Corporations
    Builds
    Cooling, heating, electricity etc
    Conference
    Center
    Uses
    Tech center
    Allocates
    Sequestration
    Registration
    Suppliesserivices
    Install and integrate
    Entre-
    preneurs
    Center
    Clean tech
    Suppliers
    Sequesters char
    Ag. land
    30
  • 41. ORGANISATIONAL MODEL
    FOUNDATION
    SUPPORTERS
    VILLAGERS
    RAINFOREST VILLAGE
    COMPANY
    SHAREHOLDERS
    HOUSING COOPERATIVE
    VILLAGE HOUSES
    ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK
    Rent/Service fee
    CUSTOMERS
    Maintenance
    Services
    CONFERENCE CENTER/WORLD CAFE
    Cafe and
    conference
    services
    TECHNICAL CENTER
    Goods and services
    Money
    Information
    Food
    FARMERS
    Construction
    Maintenance
    Equipment
    CLEAN TECH SUPPLIERS
    MARKETING COMPANY
    (owned by rain forest
    Company)
    DEVELOPERS
    Call for tender
    Marketing
    31

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