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Brave New World: Trends & Opportunities in the Emerging Green Environment(ITODA))

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Over the last two and half years we have experienced some of the greatest changes in the history of this country. The economy is only part of it. Every organization has the power and the talent when unleashed will create dramatic change. Here are the key points:

- Excess Capacity: Competition is increasing and margins are shrinking

- The Impact of Local Businesses on the Economy

- The EPA: Friend or Foe

- The Impact of Downsizing on Employee Engagement

- The Dramatically Increasing Presence of Women in Work

- Transforming Your Business by Creating Value

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Brave New World: Trends & Opportunities in the Emerging Green Environment(ITODA))

  1. 1. BRAVE NEW WORLDS:Trends & Opportunities inthe Emerging GreenEnvironmentByTom Barrett Copyright © 2011 by Tom Barrett
  2. 2. IT’S the ECONOMY
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  4. 4. If you’re not confused . . . …you’re not paying attention. - Tom Peters
  5. 5. BankClosuresreach a recordOver 400
  6. 6. NationalizedBanking
  7. 7. ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs• Almost 80% Lost by Men
  8. 8. Excessive Manufacturing Capacity
  9. 9. Tough-mindedness, a good trait –was replaced by meanness andgreed – both terrible traits.Rewards became perverted.
  10. 10. The richest people made themost mistakes with the leastaccountability. In too manysituations, leaders divided usinstead of bringing us together.As a result . . .
  11. 11. …the bottom 25% of the American populationispoorer than they were25 years ago. -- Jeffery Immelt, Chariman & CEO of GE December 9, 2009
  12. 12. NationalizedBanking
  13. 13. NationalizedManufacturing
  14. 14. #1 in Research & Development over thelast twenty-five years
  15. 15. Emotional Economics Theory
  16. 16. ChinaThe country with the most number of Englishspeakers
  17. 17. The World is Different
  18. 18. ExcessiveManufacturing Capacity
  19. 19. World ClassDistribution
  20. 20. ExcessiveManufacturing Capacity + World Class Distribution =
  21. 21. Today, sixty-one of theFortune 500 companiescome from developingcountries.Two decades ago it was28.
  22. 22. Irrigation Distributors 1990 Century Rain Aid Kenney Kenney Automatic Irrigation Automatic Irrigation Kenney
  23. 23. Irrigation DistributorsAutomatic Irrigation 2005 Automatic Irrigation John Deere Kenney Landscapes John Deere Landscapes Kenney John Deere Landscapes Kenney John Deere Landscapes John Deere Landscapes Kenney Automatic Irrigation Automatic Irrigation John Deere John Deere Landscapes Landscapes Automatic Irrigation
  24. 24. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  25. 25. “The over- borrowing, over- consuming, and under- innovation is now in the U.S. . . .” -- Antonio van Agtmael Chairman Emerging Markets Management LLC October 2007, Newsweek
  26. 26. INNOVATE NOW !
  27. 27. I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor; RICH is Much Better! – Louis Armstrong
  28. 28. Profits = Sustainabilit y
  29. 29. Environmental Issues
  30. 30. In July 2006, the Massachusetts legislature narrowly defeated a bill which would limit household water use to 65 gallons per person per day.The average personal household water use in the United States today is 78 gallons per person per day.
  31. 31. Las Vegas, Nevada is paying homeowners and business $1.00 per square foot to remove turfgrass to conserve water use.Some communities in California arefollowing Las Vegas.
  32. 32. In 2007 17 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  33. 33. In 2008 124 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  34. 34. In 2009 3 Provinces in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  35. 35. In 2011New Jersey enacted the strictest fertilizerrestrictions in the nation.
  36. 36. Commercial and residential outdoor water usein the United States accounts for more thanseven billion gallons of water each day, mainlyfor landscape irrigation.But as much as half of that water is wasteddue to evaporation, and poor irrigationdesign, installation and maintenance. It’s likedollars blowing away in the wind - EPA, June 2009
  37. 37. EPA Labeling — “Every dropcounts.” That’s the motto for a new partnershipprogram called WaterSense that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recentlylaunched to stimulate more efficient use of water in homes and businesses.
  38. 38. NEW WATER CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION TO BE HEADQUARTERED IN CHICAGO. “The Alliance for Water Efficiency” CHICAGO (Dec 12, 2005) EPA Environmental News Release
  39. 39. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  40. 40. Wheezer sGeezers
  41. 41. By age 50, theaverageAmerican willhave lived less http://files.myopera.com/ramute/albums/48935/294851.jpgthan half oftheir adult life. —Bill Novelli, 50+: Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America
  42. 42. AVERAGE NUMBER OF CARS PURCHASED PER HOUSEHOLD=13Average # of cars bought after the “head of the household” reaches age 50 = 7 MARTI BALETTI PrimeTime Women
  43. 43. Forget China, India and the Internet: Economic Growth Is Driven by Women — Economist, April 15, 2006
  44. 44. Since 1970 Women have held two out of every three new jobs created. — Financial Times October 3, 2006
  45. 45. Although more menthan women graduatehigh school,more womenenroll incollege. – U.S Dept. of Labor
  46. 46. Women posted a net increase of 1.7 million jobs paying above the median salary. Men posted a net increase of 220,000 new jobs above the median salary. WALL STREET JOURNAL. February 20, 2007
  47. 47. WOMEN89%MEN 11%
  48. 48. 2 out of every 3 undergraduate degrees are awarded to women
  49. 49. IN JUNE 2011More women were awarded advanced degrees than men.
  50. 50. When UKcouplespurchase a house,the woman makes thedecision 72% OF THETIME.– Financial Times,November 3, 2007
  51. 51. ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs• Almost 80% Lost by Men
  52. 52. IN February, 2011 more women were employed than men.
  53. 53. “Women are the MAJORITY market.”
  54. 54. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  55. 55. If you’re not confused . . . …you’re not paying attention. – Tom Peters
  56. 56. Just Do It
  57. 57. BRAVE NEW WORLDS:Emerging Trends andOpportunities in the EmergingGreen EnvironmentTom BarrettP.O. Box 124Westfield, Indiana 46074317-674-3494Tom.Barrett@jtbarrett.com

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