Involving your  community insafeguarding and sustaining your   environment
ContentsWhy sustainability?Addressing sustainability at ISMStudent leaders Q and AYour questionsQuestions: http://todaysme...
Part 1:   Why sustainability?
Definitions       SustainabilityA set of conditions and trends in a  given system that can continue            indefinitel...
Trends         Source: International Geosphere-Biosphere Program;         see The ISIS Agreement for complete citation
UnitedNationsResponse Source: un.org
Scientific  Community  ResponseSource: stockholmresilience.org
College   Students/Pare   nts ResponseSource: princetonreview.com
US CollegeResponse
Corporate                                                            ResponseSource: A New Era of Sustainability: UN Globa...
The   problem         Source: A New Era of Sustainability: UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study 2010
How is your school addressingsustainability?Share your experiences with theperson next to you (2mins)
Part 2: Addressingsustainability at ISM
The Compass➤   N = NatureEnvironment, resources,  ecosystems, climate➤   E = Economy    Production, consumption,    employ...
How Pyramid WorksThe Pyramid                          AGREEMENTS & ACTIONS                                  STRATEGIES    ...
Preparing the ground for the first            meeting
With permission, AtKisson, Inc
@SIP 1 What is happening?Establishing Outcomes
EconomyOutcome: To improve through an economicalperspective we must try to reduce resources tothe bare essentials
Well Being Outcome: Being open-minded and havinga greater awareness of how our habits andmindsets affect the environment
@SIP 2What is happening?Developing Indicators
“Measurement of key trendsrelevant to the outcomes”relevantclear in implicationsresponsivereflective of change in timereli...
Nature Indicator: Energy consumption asexpressed by kilowatt hours billed per month
Society Indicator: The number of studentstaking the bus and the number of cars enteringthe campus on the first day of each...
Economy Indicator: Reams of paper used perdepartment and per grade level
Well Being Indicator: Attitudes and behaviorssurvey                 Produced by Search Institute
Between SIP 2 and SIP 3:   What is happening?     Data Collection
Nature Data-Electricity
Nature Data-Electricity
Nature Data-Electricity
Economy- Paper
Economy- Paper
Economy- Paper
Economy- Paper
Society- Transport         2011        2012
Society- Transport
@SIP 3Why is it happening?     Systems
ADB Involvement
Why is it happening?   Systems
Why is it happening?   Feedback loops
Why is it happening?   Leverage points
level of theAt whaticebergare sustainability initiativesat your school?Share your thoughts with the personnext to you (2mi...
@SIP 3What can we do about it?      Innovations
Innovations
Nature Innovation:•Solar panels
Society Innovation:•School bus fees incorporated into school fees•School bus centralized pick up points
Economy Innovation:•Share information on paper use more regularly and openly•Support teachers in developing alternative op...
@SIP 3How can we do it?   Strategies
Strategies5 Criteria of successful innovationsRelative advantage                                     Trialability         ...
Gilman’s Equation            N    Perceived                                          O                                   P...
Nature StrategyEmphasis on facilitating costs of changeReturn on InvestmentPhilippines gridMinimum electricity usage forms...
Society StrategyEmphasis on promoting benefits of new waySaferAs quickMore sociableBetter for environmentPositive impact o...
Economy StrategyEmphasis on the benefits of the newway, critique of old way and facilitate costs ofchangePrincipals set re...
Well Being StrategyThey didn’t get what it meant to strategize
Outcome of Pyramid process: Executivesummaries for board approval
Discussion questionsa) What might be the effects of such an approach in terms of   student learning?b) To what extent woul...
Part 3: Studentleader Q and A
Your questions?
Thank you
Extension:Steps involved        http://www.co.marshall.ia.us/
Raising Awareness                    Source: 2polarities.org
Empowering students                      Source: akaraka.org.sg
Involving people and embracing perspectives                                 Source: nras.org.uk
Adopting a framework                       Source:www.viss.lv/dati/ehaus/094.jpg
Gettingadministrativebuy in Source: huffingtonpost.com
Raising the profile      Source: bbcshop.com
Building on existing structures                                  Source: www.psdgraphics.com/
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  1. 1. Involving your community insafeguarding and sustaining your environment
  2. 2. ContentsWhy sustainability?Addressing sustainability at ISMStudent leaders Q and AYour questionsQuestions: http://todaysmeet.com/mcleanetc
  3. 3. Part 1: Why sustainability?
  4. 4. Definitions SustainabilityA set of conditions and trends in a given system that can continue indefinitely. With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  5. 5. Trends Source: International Geosphere-Biosphere Program; see The ISIS Agreement for complete citation
  6. 6. UnitedNationsResponse Source: un.org
  7. 7. Scientific Community ResponseSource: stockholmresilience.org
  8. 8. College Students/Pare nts ResponseSource: princetonreview.com
  9. 9. US CollegeResponse
  10. 10. Corporate ResponseSource: A New Era of Sustainability: UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study 2010
  11. 11. The problem Source: A New Era of Sustainability: UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study 2010
  12. 12. How is your school addressingsustainability?Share your experiences with theperson next to you (2mins)
  13. 13. Part 2: Addressingsustainability at ISM
  14. 14. The Compass➤ N = NatureEnvironment, resources, ecosystems, climate➤ E = Economy Production, consumption, employment, investment➤ S = Society Government, culture, institutions, social concerns➤ W = Wellbeing Individual health, families, self- development, quality of life With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  15. 15. How Pyramid WorksThe Pyramid AGREEMENTS & ACTIONS STRATEGIES INNOVATIONS SYSTEMS INDICATORS With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  16. 16. Preparing the ground for the first meeting
  17. 17. With permission, AtKisson, Inc
  18. 18. @SIP 1 What is happening?Establishing Outcomes
  19. 19. EconomyOutcome: To improve through an economicalperspective we must try to reduce resources tothe bare essentials
  20. 20. Well Being Outcome: Being open-minded and havinga greater awareness of how our habits andmindsets affect the environment
  21. 21. @SIP 2What is happening?Developing Indicators
  22. 22. “Measurement of key trendsrelevant to the outcomes”relevantclear in implicationsresponsivereflective of change in timereliable dataunderstandablesystemic
  23. 23. Nature Indicator: Energy consumption asexpressed by kilowatt hours billed per month
  24. 24. Society Indicator: The number of studentstaking the bus and the number of cars enteringthe campus on the first day of each semester.
  25. 25. Economy Indicator: Reams of paper used perdepartment and per grade level
  26. 26. Well Being Indicator: Attitudes and behaviorssurvey Produced by Search Institute
  27. 27. Between SIP 2 and SIP 3: What is happening? Data Collection
  28. 28. Nature Data-Electricity
  29. 29. Nature Data-Electricity
  30. 30. Nature Data-Electricity
  31. 31. Economy- Paper
  32. 32. Economy- Paper
  33. 33. Economy- Paper
  34. 34. Economy- Paper
  35. 35. Society- Transport 2011 2012
  36. 36. Society- Transport
  37. 37. @SIP 3Why is it happening? Systems
  38. 38. ADB Involvement
  39. 39. Why is it happening? Systems
  40. 40. Why is it happening? Feedback loops
  41. 41. Why is it happening? Leverage points
  42. 42. level of theAt whaticebergare sustainability initiativesat your school?Share your thoughts with the personnext to you (2mins)
  43. 43. @SIP 3What can we do about it? Innovations
  44. 44. Innovations
  45. 45. Nature Innovation:•Solar panels
  46. 46. Society Innovation:•School bus fees incorporated into school fees•School bus centralized pick up points
  47. 47. Economy Innovation:•Share information on paper use more regularly and openly•Support teachers in developing alternative options to usingpaper
  48. 48. @SIP 3How can we do it? Strategies
  49. 49. Strategies5 Criteria of successful innovationsRelative advantage Trialability Relative simplicity Observability Compatibility
  50. 50. Gilman’s Equation N Perceived O Perceived CC Perceived Value of the Value of the COST OF NEW IDEA OLD WAY CHANGE PROMOTE CRITIQUE FACILITATESource: Robert Gilman, cited in AtKisson, Believing Cassandra (1999 and 2010)
  51. 51. Nature StrategyEmphasis on facilitating costs of changeReturn on InvestmentPhilippines gridMinimum electricity usage forms base point
  52. 52. Society StrategyEmphasis on promoting benefits of new waySaferAs quickMore sociableBetter for environmentPositive impact on whole of the school neighborhood
  53. 53. Economy StrategyEmphasis on the benefits of the newway, critique of old way and facilitate costs ofchangePrincipals set reduction targets for paper useDepartments monitor paper use on monthly basisProfessional development time is allocated for trainingteachers in alternativesTeachers that are meeting targets are celebrated
  54. 54. Well Being StrategyThey didn’t get what it meant to strategize
  55. 55. Outcome of Pyramid process: Executivesummaries for board approval
  56. 56. Discussion questionsa) What might be the effects of such an approach in terms of student learning?b) To what extent would this approach be effective in your school?c) What barriers might you face in implementing such an initiativeShare your ideas with the person next to you
  57. 57. Part 3: Studentleader Q and A
  58. 58. Your questions?
  59. 59. Thank you
  60. 60. Extension:Steps involved http://www.co.marshall.ia.us/
  61. 61. Raising Awareness Source: 2polarities.org
  62. 62. Empowering students Source: akaraka.org.sg
  63. 63. Involving people and embracing perspectives Source: nras.org.uk
  64. 64. Adopting a framework Source:www.viss.lv/dati/ehaus/094.jpg
  65. 65. Gettingadministrativebuy in Source: huffingtonpost.com
  66. 66. Raising the profile Source: bbcshop.com
  67. 67. Building on existing structures Source: www.psdgraphics.com/

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