Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Mhs sustentar 2011 9 30

379 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Mhs sustentar 2011 9 30

  1. 1. 8/22/2011<br />1<br />Localization & Sustainability<br />
  2. 2. 8/22/2011<br />2<br />A Sustainable City:Bellingham, Washington<br />Think Local First<br />Green Power<br />Local Food<br />
  3. 3. A Movement for Local Living Economies<br />
  4. 4. 8/22/2011<br />4<br />Two Meanings of Local<br />
  5. 5. 8/22/2011<br />5<br />Why Sustainability Requires Local<br />Accountability<br />Political Power<br />Lower Carbon Footprint<br />Global Models<br />
  6. 6. 8/22/2011<br />6<br />Why Sustainability Requires Local<br />Accountability<br />Political Power<br />Lower Carbon Footprint<br />Global Models<br />
  7. 7. 8/22/2011<br />7<br />Why Sustainability Requires Local<br />Accountability<br />Political Power<br />Lower Carbon Footprint<br />Global Models<br />
  8. 8. 8/22/2011<br />8<br />Why Sustainability Requires Local<br />Accountability<br />Political Power<br />Lower Carbon Footprint<br />Global Models<br />
  9. 9. 8/22/2011<br />9<br />A New Definition of Sustainability<br />The ability of a community to provide for its own needs, present and future, without compromising the ability of other communities to provide for their needs, present and future.<br />
  10. 10. 8/22/2011<br />10<br />Plus…Local Is Key to Prosperity<br />
  11. 11. 8/22/2011<br />11<br />Three Rules for Local Prosperity<br />(1) Maximize local ownership of business.<br />(2) Maximize local self-reliance.<br />(3) Spread models of triple-bottom line success.<br />
  12. 12. Rule #1:Maximize Local Ownership<br />
  13. 13. The Jobs Verdict<br />
  14. 14. Harvard Business Review July-August 2010<br />
  15. 15. Rule #2:Maximize Local Self-Reliance<br />
  16. 16. 'Dead-end' Austrian town blossoms <br />with green energy<br />
  17. 17. Hardwick, Vermont<br />
  18. 18. Rule #3:Spread Triple-Bottom-Line Business<br />
  19. 19. Six Practical Steps<br />
  20. 20. (1) Planning: Plug the Leaks<br />
  21. 21. Cleveland, Ohio<br />
  22. 22. 25% Shift Re-employs 27,000<br />
  23. 23. Direct Benefits<br />Each year…<br /> …$868 million in wages<br /> …$4.2 billion output<br /> …$126 million of state and local tax<br /> …$127 million lower unemployment<br />
  24. 24. Indirect Benefits<br />Tourism <br />Business Magnet<br />Entrepreneurship<br />Unemployment Costs<br /> ($127 million)<br />Fiscal Health<br />
  25. 25. Other Benefits<br />Environmental<br />Public Health<br />Global Image<br />
  26. 26. Other Benefits<br />Environmental<br />Public Health<br />Global Image<br />
  27. 27. Other Benefits<br />Environmental<br />Public Health<br />Global Image<br />
  28. 28. (2) People: Support Local Entrepreneurs<br />Education & Training<br />Mentorships<br />Incubators<br />
  29. 29. (3) Partners: Spread Small-Business Groups<br />Business Alliances<br />Sectoral Networks<br />Global Collaboration<br /> (e.g., ICLEI)<br />
  30. 30. (4) Purse: Invest Local<br />Microloans<br />Credit Unions<br />Cooperatives<br />Local Stock Markets<br />
  31. 31. (5) Purchasing: Buy Local<br />Labels<br />Guidebooks<br />Discount Cards<br />Purchasing Networks<br />
  32. 32. (6) Public Policy: Remove Anti-Local Biases <br />Largest 46 Economic Development Programs <br />in 15 U.S. States <br />(Sorted by % Funds Going to Local Business)<br />
  33. 33. Choose Wisely<br />
  34. 34. Patrick Henry:(with minor edits)<br />“Why stand we here idle? Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains…? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me community or give me death!" <br />
  35. 35. For More Information:<br /> Michael Shuman<br />202-669-1220<br />shuman@igc.org<br />www.small-mart.org<br />www.livingeconomies.org<br />

×