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Mobility can dramatically
lower your carbon
Footprint
By adjusting our
RE policy to
support the mobile
work style we can:
 –Dramatically reduce
 the carbon footprint
 of office...
In the beginning “Home”
was next to “Work”
Efficiency drove Work
to separate from Home.
Cities pulled
people in to Work…


For the first time in
human history more
people live in cities.
The office emerges
arranged like a factory
It becomes
part of
popular
culture
…and always well used
The age of abundance
came and went
This is a wake up call!
Globalization
Competitive cost pressures
Global Warming
Continuity of operations
Business partners...
Something has happened…
     100%



                          An Average of 55% Under Utilization!
      90%


      80%
...
A majority of organizations & people today
are surprised by the high levels of mobility
they are experiencing.
Now organizations are wondering where
everyone is…
We still love the idea of our own desk.
Sometimes individuals
are necessarily tied to
a particular location.
...but more often than not
the needs are very
simple!
Sometimes dedicated space can
become a burden.
...and it is often empty.
Utilization is the key!
- Drives technology improvements
- Drives policy improvements
- Drives increased awareness
- Reduc...
Before




 > Underutilized dedicated space
 > No certainty that the supposed virtue of face-to-
   face collaboration act...
After




 > Busy, high-energy, highly utilized space with free-address
   work spaces
 > Employees are enabled to work an...
After




 > Smaller footprint
 > More discipline in filing/ sharing information
 > A wider range of task settings
Case Study - Sun Mobility
Sun Employee Satisfaction
Sun Flexible Employees
Sun Flexible Employees
Case Study - HP Employees
HP Employee Engagement
HP Survey Results




More frequent use of collaborative technologies
correlates with higher levels of engagement
  – but ...
HP Survey Results




Employees who spend more time mobile are just as
engaged as dedicated desk workers
HP Survey Results




Hewlett Packard employees, on average,
are highly engaged
(Score of 3.82 out of 5)
  „Future of Work...
HP Survey Results




The level of densification of the workplace has little
impact on engagement
62%
found home the most
productive workplace

48%
claim to work harder now
that they are mobile

24%
felt that their main ...
Mobility drives organizational improvement




> Switch easily between work settings
> Collaborate with many.
  Collaborat...
Mobility drives organizational improvement




> Inspire dedicated-space users to rethink how they best work
> Challenge t...
HP uses green initiatives to cut
costs and gain market share




“The price and
performance of IT are
no longer
compromise...
Net space after data center
                     additions, new business
                                                 ...
Case Study - Bracknell
Bracknell Area Savings
Previous Thames Valley                       Consolidated Bracknell
Total Net Usable Area - 451,304...
Bracknell Energy Savings




       49% Energy Savings
The numbers are too big to ignore!




73,000,000 sf
2007 New Office Construction
National Legislation
State Legislation
                                                  Executive Order S-3-05
                               ...
Our Assumptions
 •Modeled on a 100,000sf building
 •Starts with 30% of staff going Mobile
 •An initial reduction of 25,000...
Our Data
Our Calculation Method
Mobility Cuts Carbon Emissions
Mobility Cuts Land Consumption
Mobility Reduces Cost
What is the impact?




this            or this?

What does your workspace look like?
We are just getting started…




35% of US companies have a mobility program
26% are developing one
15% have a mobility bu...
If Companies Go Mobile…




New metric for Corporate real estate should be
“CO2 per person”
Calculations show 66% reductio...
If Companies Go Mobile…




If new construction in 07 were leveraged by mobility;
This would equate to 523m metric tons of...
If Companies Go Mobile…
If only 40% of companies* did this over 10 years we
could save
    –1.2 billion metric tons of CO2...
Human Resources
Respondents want to learn more about employee
mobility and change management practices
Workplace
Respondents want to learn more about distributed work activity settings,
measurement practices and social engage...
What can you do tomorrow?




Assess readiness
Is the Status Quo acceptable?
Can rethinking RE strategy contribute to futu...
What can you do tomorrow?




Talk to people
Inside your company
In other companies
To practiced consultants
What can you do tomorrow?




Tell the story
Use this presentation
Do a Utilization Study
Calculate the benefits of better...
Thank You!
Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line
Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line
Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line
Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line
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Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line

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CoreNet Global Houston Chapter Meeting
April 14, 2009
Chris Hood, Hewlett Packard

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Mobility Strategy, Carbon Footprint and the Bottom Line

  1. 1. Mobility can dramatically lower your carbon Footprint
  2. 2. By adjusting our RE policy to support the mobile work style we can: –Dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of office work –Enhance organizational capability –Fund the Greening of our office buildings –Still come out ahead on the balance sheet
  3. 3. In the beginning “Home” was next to “Work”
  4. 4. Efficiency drove Work to separate from Home.
  5. 5. Cities pulled people in to Work… For the first time in human history more people live in cities.
  6. 6. The office emerges arranged like a factory
  7. 7. It becomes part of popular culture …and always well used
  8. 8. The age of abundance came and went
  9. 9. This is a wake up call! Globalization Competitive cost pressures Global Warming Continuity of operations Business partnerships Group work Mobile technology Worker mobility Energy costs % Heads-down work 2008 Real estate / FTE Domestic talent pool
  10. 10. Something has happened… 100% An Average of 55% Under Utilization! 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:00 16:30 Average office space is dramatically under utilized.
  11. 11. A majority of organizations & people today are surprised by the high levels of mobility they are experiencing.
  12. 12. Now organizations are wondering where everyone is…
  13. 13. We still love the idea of our own desk.
  14. 14. Sometimes individuals are necessarily tied to a particular location.
  15. 15. ...but more often than not the needs are very simple!
  16. 16. Sometimes dedicated space can become a burden.
  17. 17. ...and it is often empty.
  18. 18. Utilization is the key! - Drives technology improvements - Drives policy improvements - Drives increased awareness - Reduces Commutes - Reduces Energy Consumption - Reduces Office Space per Employee - Reduces Carbon per Employee
  19. 19. Before > Underutilized dedicated space > No certainty that the supposed virtue of face-to- face collaboration actually occurs > Legacy filing (often hard copy) > Offices without a pulse
  20. 20. After > Busy, high-energy, highly utilized space with free-address work spaces > Employees are enabled to work anywhere > Better planned, and more flexible interaction
  21. 21. After > Smaller footprint > More discipline in filing/ sharing information > A wider range of task settings
  22. 22. Case Study - Sun Mobility
  23. 23. Sun Employee Satisfaction
  24. 24. Sun Flexible Employees
  25. 25. Sun Flexible Employees
  26. 26. Case Study - HP Employees
  27. 27. HP Employee Engagement
  28. 28. HP Survey Results More frequent use of collaborative technologies correlates with higher levels of engagement – but use of “sophisticated” collaborative technologies is very limited
  29. 29. HP Survey Results Employees who spend more time mobile are just as engaged as dedicated desk workers
  30. 30. HP Survey Results Hewlett Packard employees, on average, are highly engaged (Score of 3.82 out of 5) „Future of Work‟ Survey June 2007
  31. 31. HP Survey Results The level of densification of the workplace has little impact on engagement
  32. 32. 62% found home the most productive workplace 48% claim to work harder now that they are mobile 24% felt that their main office was the most productive work location The Voice of Mobile Workers Practices, Relationships and Components of Effective Workplaces Knoll Workforce Research Global Business Division 2007
  33. 33. Mobility drives organizational improvement > Switch easily between work settings > Collaborate with many. Collaboration focused and valued when in office The Voice of Mobile Workers Practices, Relationships and Components of Effective Workplaces Knoll Workforce Research Global Business Division 2007
  34. 34. Mobility drives organizational improvement > Inspire dedicated-space users to rethink how they best work > Challenge the evolving purpose and value of the office The Voice of Mobile Workers Practices, Relationships and Components of Effective Workplaces Knoll Workforce Research Global Business Division 2007
  35. 35. HP uses green initiatives to cut costs and gain market share “The price and performance of IT are no longer compromised by being green, but are now enhanced by it.” - Mark Hurd, CEO of HP
  36. 36. Net space after data center additions, new business $50 acquisitions etc. Space $20 Base space reduction 2007 2005 2008 2006
  37. 37. Case Study - Bracknell
  38. 38. Bracknell Area Savings Previous Thames Valley Consolidated Bracknell Total Net Usable Area - 451,304 sft Total Net Usable Area - 165,673 sf $8,900 per person $5,400 per person Total headcount = 2,845* Total headcount = 2,686* 63% Area Reduction * NOTE : 50% of ETW headcount
  39. 39. Bracknell Energy Savings 49% Energy Savings
  40. 40. The numbers are too big to ignore! 73,000,000 sf 2007 New Office Construction
  41. 41. National Legislation
  42. 42. State Legislation Executive Order S-3-05 700 600 Projected Business as Usual Million Metric Tons Carbon Dioxide Equivalent +1.2%/yr Historical 500 -0.9%/yr To Meet AB 32 Goal 400 300 200 100 0 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018
  43. 43. Our Assumptions •Modeled on a 100,000sf building •Starts with 30% of staff going Mobile •An initial reduction of 25,000sf •Energy declining proportional to Bracknell •Commutes declining proportional to Sun •Mobility increasing 5% a year
  44. 44. Our Data Our Calculation Method
  45. 45. Mobility Cuts Carbon Emissions
  46. 46. Mobility Cuts Land Consumption
  47. 47. Mobility Reduces Cost
  48. 48. What is the impact? this or this? What does your workspace look like?
  49. 49. We are just getting started… 35% of US companies have a mobility program 26% are developing one 15% have a mobility budget Nemertes Research 2007
  50. 50. If Companies Go Mobile… New metric for Corporate real estate should be “CO2 per person” Calculations show 66% reduction in RE CO2 per person (over 10 years)
  51. 51. If Companies Go Mobile… If new construction in 07 were leveraged by mobility; This would equate to 523m metric tons of carbon over ten years‟ All US coal powered plants scheduled to be built over next ten years would not be necessary
  52. 52. If Companies Go Mobile… If only 40% of companies* did this over 10 years we could save –1.2 billion metric tons of CO2 –21 Manhattan‟s worth of carbon emission per year –800 acres of green land per year * Based on 4.7 billion square of existing office space in the US (Colliers 2007)
  53. 53. Human Resources Respondents want to learn more about employee mobility and change management practices
  54. 54. Workplace Respondents want to learn more about distributed work activity settings, measurement practices and social engagement technologies
  55. 55. What can you do tomorrow? Assess readiness Is the Status Quo acceptable? Can rethinking RE strategy contribute to future business success? How might this link to other competitive initiatives?
  56. 56. What can you do tomorrow? Talk to people Inside your company In other companies To practiced consultants
  57. 57. What can you do tomorrow? Tell the story Use this presentation Do a Utilization Study Calculate the benefits of better utilized space
  58. 58. Thank You!

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