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Business-City Cooperation for Sustainable Development(ICLEI World Congress 2009)


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Business-City Cooperation for Sustainable Development(ICLEI World Congress 2009)

  1. 1. World Economic Forum SlimCity and ICLEI 18 June 2009 Edmonton Alex Wong Senior Director, Head of Center for Global Industries, Geneva
  2. 2. World Economic Forum Mission The World Economic Forum’s Centre for Global Industries is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging industry leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas Working to improve the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape the global, regional, and industry agenda
  3. 3. Who We Are The World Economic Forum consists of specific communities committed to improving the state of the world through collaborative efforts. Engaging global leaders in partnerships Strategic Partners Members Governments, Int’l Organizations Representatives of Civil Society Technology Pioneers Media Women Leaders Young Global Leaders Social Entrepreneurs Global Growth Companies Industry Partners Thought Leaders (Religion/Culture/Science/Academia)
  4. 4. Elements of a Typical Industry Partnership Activity Portfolio Projects • Industry-focused projects • Cross-Industry projects (designed for designated industries) • “ All industries” projects Global Agenda Councils • Often, GACs are linked to Particular industries (e.g. “ The Future of Sustainable Construction ”) Linked to a network of 70 Councils covering all aspects of the Global Agenda Industry Meetings • Governors’ Meeting in Davos • Regional events/summits • Industry Strategy Meeting in NY • Other opportunities (often tied to projects) Industry-related Communities • Governors (CEOs) • Functional Leaders (e.g., Chief Risk Officers, Chief Economists, etc) • Regional Leaders (e.g., Asia Heads)
  5. 5. Forum Project Portfolio 2009/10 - Status 23 April 2009 – Total: 10 Total: 20 <ul><li>Collaborative Innovation and Biorefineries </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring the Future of Cloud Computing </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Value Acceleration </li></ul><ul><li>Leading Through Change (MEI) </li></ul><ul><li>New Vision for Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Re-Thinking Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>Revitalizing the Global Economy Through Positive Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulating Economies Through Fostering Talent Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>The Future of Metals & Mining – Scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>The Infrastructure Opportunity - Models for Private Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change: Route to Copenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Global Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Driving Sustainable Consumption </li></ul><ul><li>EC Disaster Resource Network </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Poverty Action </li></ul><ul><li>FI Climate Change: Carbon Finance & Green Investing </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Development Report </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Governance Working Group (Systemic Financial Risk) </li></ul><ul><li>Global Education Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Global Information & Technology Report </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization of Alternative Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Green Technology </li></ul><ul><li>L&T Supply Chain Decarbonization </li></ul><ul><li>Managing our Future Water Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Internet for Transformation </li></ul><ul><li>New Financial Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering Against Corruption Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>SlimCity </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness Initiative and Chronic Disease Prevention </li></ul>New in 2009/10 Ongoing in 2009/10
  6. 6. SlimCity Project Map SlimCity Steering Board Phillip Dilley , Arup André Navarri , Bombardier Ralph Peterson , CH2M Hill John Chambers , Cisco James Rogers , Duke Energy Alan Boeckmann , Fluor Gérard Mestrallet , GDF Suez Mark Frissora , Hertz Peter Löscher , Siemens Konrad Otto-Zimmermann , ICLEI KNOWLEDGE INTEGRATION Issue Map Knowledge Cards Global Agenda Council on URBAN MANAGEMENT Eugenie Ladner Birch , University of Pennsylvania Lawrence Bloom , Noble Cities Richard Burdett , London School of Economics Steve Dobbs , Fluor Edward Glaeser , Harvard Ajit Gulabchand , Hindustan Construction Company Terry Hill , Arup Dominic Houlder , London Business School Gavin Newsom , City of San Francisco Konrad Otto-Zimmermann , ICLEI Sheela Patel , SPARC Ramesh Ramanathan , Janaagraha Elliot Sclar , Columbia University Lawrence Vale , MIT SlimCity Workstreams SmartGrids Sustainable Buildings Urban Mobility <ul><li>Objectives : Establish a common vision for SmartGrids; Identify barriers and find ways to overcome them; Identify milestones towards implementation. </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Board : </li></ul><ul><li>Accenture, Peter Corsell, Gridpoint; Michael Carlson, Xcel Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Case study : City of Boulder </li></ul><ul><li>GAC : Sustainable Energies </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives : Collaboration amongst the Chemicals, E&C and Real Estate industries to catalyze more sustainable buildings; Take actions at the local and global levels. </li></ul><ul><li>• Advisory Board : </li></ul><ul><li>Arup, BASF, Dupont, Hindustan, Jones Lang LaSalle </li></ul><ul><li>• GAC : Future of Sustainable Construction and Real Estate </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives : Improve the sustainability of goods and people mobility within cities; Address issues like congestion, climate change, oil dependency, safety and security; Develop city “deep dives” </li></ul><ul><li>GAC : Future of Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Cards </li></ul>ICLEI Mayors issues survey ARUP (Knowledge Partner) WORLD BANK (City Indicators)
  7. 10. Possible Areas of Collaboration <ul><li>Digitizing and distribution of cardsets to facilitate discussion and ideas generation among ICLEI members </li></ul><ul><li>Using the cardsets as a basis to develop and share solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Continued engagement in World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Urban Management (Otto-Zimmermann) </li></ul><ul><li>??? </li></ul>