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Environmental and Social Justice Becoming  Standard Business Practice “ Sustainability Not Just Socially  Responsible – It...
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In the $450 Billion US Telecom Carrier Market, BetterWorld is the only triple bottom line,  nation...
™ Positioning and Market Opportunity BetterWorld Telecom  Change the world. One call at a time. ™ 1.3 Million Non Profit O...
One Call Resolution  - BetterWorld Telecom is a Communications and Applications Integrator and Carrier, providing Business...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Environment What is BetterWorld Doing to Set the  Environmental Standard in the ...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Certified Carbon Neutral Status – First Telecom Carrier in North America BeGreen  ...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Donations Three Percent of Usage Revenues Donated to  Children, Education, the E...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Volunteerism Connecting With  People and the Environment in Communities We Live an...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Advocacy  We Believe in  Business as the Agent of Change  in Society   “… what d...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Certifications  Deepening our Commitment By  Auditing and Improving Our CSR Stan...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ BetterWorld Marketing - The  Network Effect <ul><li>Definition :  Network Effect  ...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Our Customers:  Aligned by Mission, Passion Increasing Market Share by Demonstrati...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Where Do We Go From Here? <ul><li>Massive Changes in Other Industries… ...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Where Do We Go From Here? <ul><li>U.S. Carbon Footprint </li></ul><ul><...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Trends ICTs Contribution to Global Warming
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Trends & Tomorrow ITU Findings and Recommendations <ul><li>Inward Focus  </li></ul...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Leading the Dialogue  Towards Sustainability in a $900B Industry “ A do...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ <ul><li>Worldwide spending on Green Communications    services expected to increas...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Green Telecom Drivers <ul><li>Green Telecom Solutions and    Business Practices:...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><ul><li>Web/Audio/Video Conferencing  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified Com...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><li>Greenpeace </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Converged network solution, VPBX </...
Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><li>Communications audit, reactive and proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Physical ...
™ Global Market Opportunity Telecom and Climate Change Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Consumer / Residential Comm...
Thank You – Questions www.BetterWorldTelecom.com
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  2. 2. Environmental and Social Justice Becoming Standard Business Practice “ Sustainability Not Just Socially Responsible – It's a Competitive Must” COSTAR GREEN REPORT: Greening the Supply Chain
  3. 3. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In the $450 Billion US Telecom Carrier Market, BetterWorld is the only triple bottom line, nationwide carrier focused on serving organizations that have a social and sustainable mission </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People. Planet. Profits. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Our Definition of True Client Value </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ™ Positioning and Market Opportunity BetterWorld Telecom Change the world. One call at a time. ™ 1.3 Million Non Profit Organizations US Telecom Market $900B Per Yea r Business and Orgs Serving LOHAS Market $250B+ Per Year BetterWorld Telecom Market - $1B+ Telecom Spend Per Annum
  5. 5. One Call Resolution - BetterWorld Telecom is a Communications and Applications Integrator and Carrier, providing Business-Grade Services Nationwide Technology Agnostic – Dell/HP Model Traditional and Leading- Edge Communications Services <ul><li>Switched Local, National and International Long Distance and Toll Free </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Long Distance and Toll Free – DS3, T1 </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Data/Internet – DS3, T1, DSL </li></ul><ul><li>Unified Communications, VoIP, IP Trunking </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery, MPLS, Applications </li></ul>Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Some of the partners and networks we use: Solutions for Businesses and Non Profits
  6. 6. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Environment What is BetterWorld Doing to Set the Environmental Standard in the Telecoms Industry? BetterWorld places environmental advocacy as a top corporate priority – we set out from day one to be a force for change and help lead the US telecoms industry into a new era of sustainability <ul><li>Holistic Business Model </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon-Neutral Certification, First to Market with Telecom Offset </li></ul><ul><li>Green Supply Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Environmentally Efficient Design </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on green communications solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Donations & Volunteerism </li></ul>
  7. 7. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Certified Carbon Neutral Status – First Telecom Carrier in North America BeGreen Carbon Offsets are the latest sustainable product offered by Green Mountain Energy, the leading cleaner energy provider in the U.S. BeGreen carbon offsets, backed by the progressive mindset of Green Mountain Energy, provide reliable and transparent opportunities to invest in lower emitting technologies like renewable energy, forest restoration, and energy efficiency projects. BeGreen works with well known non-profit organizations like American Forests , The Pacific Forest Trust , The Voluntary Carbon Standard , and The Climate Trust to provide high quality carbon offsets. They also source high quality renewable energy credits from wind, solar, hydro, and biomass facilities nationally.
  8. 8. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Donations Three Percent of Usage Revenues Donated to Children, Education, the Environment and Fair Trade Donating 3% of revenues creates a built- in level of commitment - - with 2007 being our largest donation year to date, we are on target to reach our 2012 goal of donating $1M per year to causes for social justice and the environment. <ul><li>Children/Education </li></ul><ul><li>Room To Read </li></ul><ul><li>National Center for Family Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Bainbridge Graduate Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Rugmark Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>The Earth Policy Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Trees For the Future </li></ul><ul><li>The Sierra Club </li></ul><ul><li>Waterkeeper Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Bioneers </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Trade Federation </li></ul><ul><li>Global Exchange </li></ul>
  9. 9. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Volunteerism Connecting With People and the Environment in Communities We Live and Serve There is a resurgence of interest in the inner workings of government, schools, community and social change. There is a new energy around the idea of individual and collective exchange to create value and meaning that results in safe, connected and healthy communities.
  10. 10. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Advocacy We Believe in Business as the Agent of Change in Society   “… what does meet the eye is compelling: tens of millions of ordinary and not-so-ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world.” Paul Hawken To Remake the World As business is taking on greater responsibility in social justice and sustainability, BetterWorld helping to create change not only in our own business, but others as well.
  11. 11. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Certifications Deepening our Commitment By Auditing and Improving Our CSR Standards “ We propose an updated notion of corporate social responsibility – global corporate social responsibility – that reflects the fact that people hold firms responsible for actions far beyond their boundaries, including the actions of suppliers, distributors, alliance partners, and even sovereign nations.” The Responsibility Paradox The Stanford Social Innovation Review
  12. 12. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ BetterWorld Marketing - The Network Effect <ul><li>Definition : Network Effect is the phenomenon whereby a product or service becomes more valuable as more people use it, thus encouraging ever-increasing numbers of users. </li></ul><ul><li>“ When network effects are possible, it is the most important thing in the world to follow, to understand, and to make happen. They are the best barrier-to-entry that any company can have - something that results in the most powerful competitive advantage .” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scott Cook – Founder of Intuit, HBS Interview </li></ul></ul>Increasing Market Share by Demonstrating Green and Socially Responsible Commitment
  13. 13. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Our Customers: Aligned by Mission, Passion Increasing Market Share by Demonstrating Green and Socially Responsible Commitment
  14. 14. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Where Do We Go From Here? <ul><li>Massive Changes in Other Industries… </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System, USGBC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a suite of standards for environmentally sustainable construction. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In only 10 years over 14,000 projects in 50 US States and 30 countries, 1.062 billion SF, and now more than 10K members </li></ul></ul>Residential and commercial buildings and road transportation expected to dominate energy demand and carbon growth in the future. Total U.S. carbon emissions projected to grow 16% by 2030.
  15. 15. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Where Do We Go From Here? <ul><li>U.S. Carbon Footprint </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. emits the equivalent of about 118 pounds of carbon dioxide per resident every day </li></ul><ul><li>This includes emissions from industry. Annually, nearly 20 metric tons per American </li></ul><ul><li>About five times the number per citizen of the world at large </li></ul><ul><li>Source : International Energy Agency </li></ul>Residential and commercial buildings and road transportation expected to dominate energy demand and carbon growth in the future. Total U.S. carbon emissions projected to grow 16% by 2030.
  16. 16. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Trends ICTs Contribution to Global Warming
  17. 17. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Trends & Tomorrow ITU Findings and Recommendations <ul><li>Inward Focus </li></ul><ul><li>The ICT sector itself (telecommunications, computing and the Internet, excluding broadcasting transmitters and receivers) contributes around 2 to </li></ul><ul><li>2.5% of GHG emissions ~ 1 Gigatonne of CO2 equivalent . </li></ul><ul><li>40% from personal computers/ data monitors, data centers contribute 23% </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed and mobile telecommunications contribute an estimated 24% of the total. </li></ul><ul><li>Outward Focus – Education and Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>ICTs have the potential to assist in finding a solution to reducing the remaining 97.5% of global emissions from other sectors of the economy. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Tomorrow Leading the Dialogue Towards Sustainability in a $900B Industry “ A dollar spent on telecom infrastructure produces an outsize impact on the U.S. economy as a whole…telecom investment plays a vital role in stimulating economic growth and productivity--more so than money spent on roads, electricity, or even education.” BusinessWeek 2007 The US Telecom Industry: Back From The Dead <ul><li>Green Communications Solutions and Uses </li></ul><ul><li>$256B Global Industry by 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Unified Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual PBX </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommuting </li></ul><ul><li>Branch/Remote Office Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Web/Audio/Video Conferencing </li></ul>
  19. 19. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ <ul><li>Worldwide spending on Green Communications services expected to increase 34% between 2008-2013 </li></ul><ul><li>By 2013, Green Communications revenues will reach $257B </li></ul><ul><li>Each business sector can realize >30% cost/power reductions, and product waste cost savings for commercial buildings of 50-90% </li></ul>The Green Telecom Wave is Coming…
  20. 20. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ Green Telecom Drivers <ul><li>Green Telecom Solutions and Business Practices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Products – physical changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Societal Change – 2007 first year we drove less, local vs. global </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Savings, OPEX and CAPEX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cap and Trade Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>2% to 2.5% estimated total power consumption telecom and Internet infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Supply side versus demand side changes </li></ul>
  21. 21. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><ul><li>Web/Audio/Video Conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual PBX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommuting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Branch/Remote Office Capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine to Machine Automation </li></ul></ul>Green Communications Solutions and Dynamics $256B Global Revenues by 2013 Sample Products Business Dynamics
  22. 22. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><li>Greenpeace </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Converged network solution, VPBX </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Obama-Biden Campaign For Change </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>385 Seat, 7 State call center setup in days </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Whole Foods </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced travel and commuting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Bainbridge Graduate Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable Telecom Project 2008-2009 </li></ul></ul></ul>BetterWorld Case Studies Lowering costs, reducing carbon footprints, making a difference
  23. 23. Change the world. One call at a time. ™ ™ <ul><li>Communications audit, reactive and proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Physical infrastructure - less wires, less equipment, simplified physical footprint </li></ul><ul><li>Commuting & travel reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Cost savings: opex and capex </li></ul><ul><li>Consider more decentralized structure </li></ul><ul><li>MTM automation </li></ul>The BetterWorld Corporate Telecom Carbon Diet
  24. 24. ™ Global Market Opportunity Telecom and Climate Change Change the world. One call at a time. ™ Consumer / Residential Communications Market Global Carrier Market $2.0 Trillion SOHO, SBM, and Enterprise Customers Green Communications Opportunity by 2013 $257B Tomorrow Where Do We Go From Here? Carriers need to seize the huge green communications opportunity and move their focus from inward improvements only to enabling customers to start using communications proactively to reduce their carbon footprints.
  25. 25. Thank You – Questions www.BetterWorldTelecom.com

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