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Collaborate innovate-regenerate

  1. 1. Collaborate Innovate Regenerate Visionary Trust
  2. 2. Exciting Ambitious Realistic ● CAN do! ● Mustn’t miss…
  3. 3. Benefits • Authorities: Optimum, crowd-sourced public service • Businesses: More business, Ease of recruitment • Causes & Community: – Improved Support, Membership & Delivery – Needs met, Access to employment, Community spirit
  4. 4. And there’s more… • Social progress • Local investment & employment for our typically well-educated population • Local hub of exciting, green study, research, development and industry • Expanding economy led from our locality • Future of optimism and plenty for ourselves and our children…
  5. 5. Overview 1. Collaborate 2. Innovate Open the gate to Help Connect existing NEW Businesses and Businesses, Charities & Charities for the Community Communities 3. Regenerate Implement first innovation. Our locality to run a funded project to enable the UK to become a leading supplier of global resources •If economy has shrunk, then connecting shuffles people in/out of jobs •Connections not enough – need new opportunities & economic buoyancy
  6. 6. 1. Collaborate Help connect existing Businesses, Charities & Communities
  7. 7. Cluster businesses and communities around local causes
  8. 8. Door-to-door Door-to-door salesmen salesmen please knock for a please knock for a cuppa cuppa Leaflets & Leaflets & free papers free papers welcome welcome
  9. 9. Cluster businesses and communities around local causes
  10. 10. 2. Innovate Open the gate to NEW Businesses and Charities for the Community
  11. 11. Social Progress The best community ideas Eg: • Anti-superbug phages • Seeing spells Achieving • Inclined Bed Therapy • Sea-nutrient agriculture • Carbon Cycling… Community- Community- conceived / discernment / selected ideas development
  12. 12. Leaving the door ajar to progress • Don’t want to duplicate or compete with what already exists (eg connection) • Already strong LOCAL green agenda – Reduce carbon footprint – Minimise food miles • Can do LOCAL work on GLOBAL problems • Battening down hatches won’t fix big issues • Let’s not shut the door on fixing the big issues
  13. 13. Too Relevant big? to me? 3. Regenerate Implement first innovation. Our locality to run a funded project to enable the UK to become a leading supplier of global resources
  14. 14. Economic growth led from our local area • Become world leader in converting excess carbon emissions into valuable world resources
  15. 15. Limit emissions Sequestration C (Downturn) C (Resource shortage) C C Carbon Cycling C (Economic growth drives planet recovery) C
  16. 16. CO2 Energy Food security security
  17. 17. Gorshkov & Makarieva • Global carbon cycle • Forests are not only the world’s lungs, but also its heart • Logged coastal trees for shipbuilding • Continents turned into deserts • Need to restore coastal forests
  18. 18. Kickstart • Oil supertankers travel from deserts • Return with seawater ballast • We dump sewage off coasts through “outfall pipes” • Could turn sand back into soil + irrigate & nourish coastal tree belts • (Recovers capacity by dissolving tar residue)
  19. 19. Agroforestry • 8% of world’s land productive, could be 75% • Trees+crops 10 times the yield of monocultures • Earth could be 100 times as fruitful
  20. 20. Sea Nutrients Dr Maynard Murray experimented by spraying farmland with sea nutrients
  21. 21. Sea-nutrient treated land clearly has more growth
  22. 22. The apple on the left was from land treated with sea nutrients. The apple on the right was from land fertilised conventionally
  23. 23. The pig on the left was fed on produce fertilised with sea nutrients
  24. 24. 100 mice injected with cancer cells Conventional feed Sea-nourished crops
  25. 25. Here & now? Health food retailer Hi-nutrient Farm / nursery / Sea nutrients foods hydroponic farm Ocean Supermarket concentrate/ Animal slurry solids supplier Hydroponic Food waste & crop waste systems Anaerobic Digester Manufacturer Hi-nutrient fertiliser, Hydroponic AD systems water, equipment CO2 manufacturer Biorefinery (incl farm Medicines, materials (eg bioplastics), chemicals… Algae cleared biodigesters) from lakes & Green Industry… Industry… coastal waters electricity Industry… Biodiesel Plant Utilities Council Sewage,Domestic & Manufacturer contractors industrial organic waste Compressed Councils & biogas Car manufacturers public Biodiesel / motorists Used cooking oil plant Fuel stations Compressed Glycerol biogas Biodiesel Cosmetics Manufacturerers Vehicles, esp Public Consume & Dump Transport Cyclic Economy
  26. 26. UK-Led World Recovery • Land value • Global energy supplier • Super foods • Sustainable cyclic economies
  27. 27. Attract National & Foreign Investment • Foreign Secretary, William Hague:UK must extend influence or face decline – “must build its influence in Europe ” – “The real economic action in the world has been taking place in Brazil and India and China and the Gulf states and those are the places to which we have to connect ourselves much more strongly than we have ever tried to do before." . http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/hague-looks- beyond-the-us-in-his-vision-for-foreign-policy-2016375.html
  28. 28. Attract National & Foreign Investment • Europe - eg Venice • [America: Louisiana/Florida outfall-piped sewage would biodegrade oil slick] • Emerging economic superpowers - links – Maxine Olson – UN India, Gideon Tzur – Water Commissioner – State of Israel, Jasem AL-Mubaraki – State of Kuwait, Dr Fatima Al-Abdali – Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait, A Faouzi – Morocco, M. Al-Sheddi – Saudi Arabia, Dr Eldaz – Egypt, Mr Chi Khi – Algeria, Rastes Home – Ethiopian World Federation inc… Oil + Desert !
  29. 29. Domestic / Local Support 15-21 Nov 2010
  30. 30. Local investment & new employment Finance Sources, applications, Comms consciousness, agenda, sponsorship, fundraising optimism, sponsor PR HR Team, skills… Business incubation Admin Infrastructure… Launch spin-off businesses
  31. 31. Casualties of shrinking economy • Keep CVs alive • Connect with existing employers • Paid assignments • Build visibility & reputation • Create EXPANDING economy = new employment / business ventures • Tremendous fulfilment, confidence & sense of achievement
  32. 32. Better future for ourselves and our descendants • Optimism • Plenty
  33. 33. Case study to build upon Where did this all come from? Useful tools & techniques Where’s it all going?
  34. 34. WHOLE Community Cohesion & Social Progress Diversity Celebration Events •Engage, bond and serve ALL sections of local community Community Projects Community Workshops •Implementing the top ideas, •Begin to form shared with business & authorities community ideas Interactive Website •To open up the dialogue to the whole community
  35. 35. Diversity Celebrations
  36. 36. Workshops Ideas melting pots
  37. 37. Website Wide participation
  38. 38. Business, Society & Environment Arts & Church & Faith Entertainment Communities Empowering the goodwill and best ideas of the community
  39. 39. Hydroponics – nutrition & envt… Song – “All the Colours” Pub without alcohol Shared seeking Free English coaching Next Celebration features Business car-park & ride Move Bandstand Youth internet community sites
  40. 40. Community Projects
  41. 41. Rigorous scientific experimentation with sea nutrients • Nuffield science bursaries • Three St Michael’s Students • Supervision by Rothamsted Research • Hydroponics & Algae
  42. 42. Rothamsted Research
  43. 43. St Michael’s Greenhouse
  44. 44. ExCeL Centre, London
  45. 45. National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  46. 46. Professor Achterberg Investigated algal blooms triggered by Saharan Desert dust
  47. 47. “Youth Encouraging Adults” 28,000+ Online
  48. 48. Tekkie Team
  49. 49. Under-18 Clubbing Nights Fundraising –1000+ attend
  50. 50. Youth Talent Shows & Broadcasts Youth awareness
  51. 51. Live music events Public awareness
  52. 52. Making it all work Unemployed professionals & executives
  53. 53. Steps 1. Issue press release 2. Identify funding sources & submit applications a) Community cohesion b) Environment, Resources & Economy c) Regeneration d) Positive outcomes – Quality of life 3. Create social media & offline network 4. Invite authorities, businesses, charities & communities into network and meet…
  54. 54. Contact local businesses* & present brochure (next week?) Purpose Plan People Products * especially those who are recruiting
  55. 55. Purpose • Connect • Innovate • Regenerate
  56. 56. Plan • A pool of individuals • Working part-time on project to drive expansion of cyclic vs consume & dump economy • Funded by: – Individual assignments based on specialist skills – Commission-only sales through social media marketing (incl start-ups) – Grant applications / sponsorship / fundraising – Spin-off businesses
  57. 57. People • Members of – Executive Forum – ProExcCommunity • Profile: – Role – Profession – Specialities
  58. 58. Products • Eg – Social Media Training – Office Control (holiday / absence management software)
  59. 59. Company participation • Ask: – Join our network – Contribution, or in-kind • eg accounts, design, printing, meeting room, equipment being replaced, 1 day/mth volunteers… – Consider part-time assignments to support the team – Discounts to team for online recommendations – Evaluate product portfolio • In return: – Improved Search Engine Rankings – Showcase (internet & brochure) – Virtually no-cost extension to sales force – Enhanced public image – Feel-good factor & prospect of better economy
  60. 60. Professional & Executive participation • Regular contact with local employers (it’s WHO you know) • Increased profile through social media • Route to permanent employment • Interim income • Or alternative career in new, GROWTH industry • Tremendous boost
  61. 61. Re-Cap Benefits • Authorities: Optimum, crowd-sourced public service • Businesses: More business, Ease of recruitment • Causes & Community: – Improved Support, Membership & Delivery – Needs met, Access to employment, Community spirit
  62. 62. And there’s more… • Social progress • Local investment & employment for our typically well-educated population • Local hub of exciting, green study, research, development and industry • Expanding economy led from our locality • Future of optimism and plenty for ourselves and our children…
  63. 63. Exciting Ambitious Realistic

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