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[Challenge:Future] Future requires Sustainability

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[Challenge:Future] Future requires Sustainability

  1. 1. requires Submitted By Isra Elahi
  2. 2. SUSTAINABILITY Is anything that ensures humanity a safe and prosperous future with out compromising the environment ! ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY
  3. 3. Why Important for Business <ul><li>To gain profits – which is the ultimate goal of any organisation </li></ul><ul><li>through managing rising consumption by keeping within current limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Code </li></ul><ul><li>social, economic and environmental moral responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Mould Business Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>in accordance with depleting resources to ensure longevity of organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Essential for empowered employees </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>as employees are affected by the same deteriorating social and economic world ! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why Important for Business <ul><li>To have Competitive Edge over other businesses </li></ul><ul><li>M aintain positive reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared for future! </li></ul><ul><li>sustainability ensures organisation a bright future even in uncertain economic scenario </li></ul>
  5. 5. Future managers should have…
  6. 6. Characteristics of a “truly” Sustainable Company!
  7. 7. Example <ul><li>International </li></ul>Net Zero Energy Home Energy saving appliances Efficient lighting system Successful Corporate partner-ships for sustainable development: ECOMAGINATION Sources :1. http://www.partnersglobal.org/20th-anniversary-1/innovations-corporate-partnerships 2. http://www.brandchannel.com/features_effect.asp?pf_id=271 3. http://www.ecofriend.com/entry/eco-tech-ge-to-launch-net-zero-energy-home-to-lower-consumer-s-electricity-bills/
  8. 8. Example <ul><li>Local </li></ul>Agha Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS) Pakistan Source : http://www.akdn.org/akpbs_pakistan.asp Winner of $1.0 Million in 2005 Alcan Prize for sustainability by the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF)
  9. 9. <ul><li>starts from REALISATION </li></ul>Path to Sustainability
  10. 10. Leading the Change ! <ul><li>Support the Environment! </li></ul><ul><li>from healthier environment comes healthy society </li></ul>Recycled office supplies 2 . Focus on both small and large areas of sustainability On small scale - use recyclable materials for office supplies and other such changes. On large scale implement strategies to not only curtail the misuse of resources but also develop new alternatives .

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