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  • Business & Sustainable Development: Risks, Opportunities, and Solutions

    1. 1. Business and Sustainable Development:Risks, Opportunities and SolutionsManagement & Education Conclave 2012Taaleem College of International Studies21-22 DecemberProfessor Jeremy B WilliamsDirectorAsia Pacific Management CentreGriffith Business School
    2. 2. 2www.facebook.com/profjeremybwilliams
    3. 3. 3Source: nationaljournal.tumblr.com
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    6. 6. 6The Stern Review, October 2006  On climate change: “The greatest market failure the world has ever seen” Sir Nicholas Stern
    7. 7. 7IPCC Fourth Assessment Report February, 2007: Evidence of Human- caused Global Warming is ... “Unequivocal”
    8. 8. 8November 2012:
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    12. 12. 122005: CO2 = 379ppm
    13. 13. 13350.org
    14. 14. 14Source: http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/news/archive/200702_inaugural_lecture.cfm
    15. 15. 15Source: http://www.21school.ox.ac.uk/news/archive/200702_inaugural_lecture.cfm
    16. 16. 1619282004Upsala Glacier, Argentina
    17. 17. 17Blomstrandbreen Glacier, Norway 1922
    18. 18. 18Blomstrandbreen Glacier, Norway 2002
    19. 19. 19The Imja Glacier, Himalayas
    20. 20. 20The Imja Glacier, Himalayas
    21. 21. 21 Southeastern China, February 2011Anhui Province, China, August 2006
    22. 22. 22Floods in Southern China, June 2011, 550,000 left homeless
    23. 23. 23 Forced migrations 50 million UN study estimates that there were environmental refugees around the world in 2010 Same study estimates that as many as 100 million people live in areas that are below sea level or liable to storm surge
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    25. 25. 25 1 metre sea level rise will inundate more than 15 percent of Bangladesh, displacing more than 13 million people
    26. 26. 26Annual carbon dioxide emissions Bangladesh: 172kg per capita United States: 21 tonnes per capita
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    28. 28. The ecological footprint concept  How many planets would we need if everyone lived like you? http://www.myfootprint.org 28
    29. 29. 29 Worldwide, there exists about 1.9 biologically productive global hectares per personImage source: www.adbusters.org
    30. 30. 30At what stage do you think humankind will outstripits supply of biologically productive hectares? A. 2010 B. 2020 C. 2050 D. 2100 E. No answer
    31. 31. 31Image source: http://www.footprintnetwork.org/
    32. 32. 32Image source: http://www.footprintnetwork.org/
    33. 33. 33 ChinaImage source: http://www.footprintnetwork.org/
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    35. 35. 35Going about our business naturally  Radical resource productivity  Biomimicry  Service and flow economy  Investing in natural capital www.naturalcapitalism.org
    36. 36. 36 Radical resource productivity Using resources more efficiently in ways that can already be achieved; e.g. process redesign (disembodied technical change) or energy efficient buildings, passive solar heating.
    37. 37. 37Research biomimicrySpider silk Abalone shell Stenocara beetle
    38. 38. 38Reorient to a service and flow economy  Focuses more on selling and purchasing services rather than products  Makes manufacturers more ecologically responsible
    39. 39. 39Invest in natural capital
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    44. 44. 44 jeremybwilliams.net Questions and jeremybwilliamscomments please ... profjeremybwilliams

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