Birmingham – a Natural Capital City • Nick Grayson • An Invitation to share new data & new thinking; • Concerns:- • „Vulnerabilities‟ • „Opportunities‟ • A new goal of considering Natural Capital.PRESENTATION TO ‘CEV WORKSHOP’ DECEMBER 12TH 2012
BUCCANEER – Birmingham Urban Climate Change Adaptation Neighborhood Estimates of Environmental RiskPRESENTATION TO ‘CEV WORKSHOP’ DECEMBER 12TH 2012
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Stage 1 - Descriptive: Baseline HUMAN NATURAL SYSTEMS SYSTEMS LIVEABLE? MAN-MADE SYSTEMS REQUIRES A SYSTEMS APPROACH?
Part 3a: Key drivers a Natural Environment b c d• Water • Emissions• Energy •Social •Technological • Stormwater•Food • Wastewater•Consumer • Solid Waste NSPgoods MICRO-NODE A „Micro-node‟ showing inflows, demands and outflows (many complex interrelationships and interdependencies are evident).
Birmingham – a Natural Capital City Confederation of British Industry John Cridland, the CBI‟s Director- General; summer 2012:- “The so-called choice between going green or going for growth is a false one….With the right policies in place, green business will be a major pillar of our future growth”Peter Bakker, CEO, World Business Council for SustainableDevelopment“Over the last 20 years - ever since the first Earth Summit in Riode Janeiro - business has become an important voice onsustainability issues. It‟s no longer simply part of the problem;it‟s part of the solution, if not the driver for it….. Annual Review…In fact, many companies worldwide have created their own 2012-13 –innovative programs to improve their sustainability.” “Accelerate Now”PRESENTATION TO ‘CEV WORKSHOP’ DECEMBER 12TH 2012
Birmingham – a Natural Capital City Public Natural Capital City Sector Model Private SectorBirmingham a National Pilot “We will put natural capital at the centre of economic thinking; and at the heart of the way we measure economic progress.” NATURAL CAPITAL COMMITTEE
Birmingham – a Natural Capital City Stakeholders A New Model for T Development I M E The Multiple Benefits of Development •Identify who benefits & when •Identify the Return On Investment profile •Identify where policy enables & gapsPRESENTATION TO ‘CEV WORKSHOP’ DECEMBER 12TH 2012
Birmingham – a Natural Capital City •Workshop Questions: •What potential business opportunities can you see arising from this new perspective? • What help and assistance might you need to help you achieve that transition into this new market?PRESENTATION TO ‘CEV WORKSHOP’ DECEMBER 12TH 2012