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  • Sustainable development to date hasn’t been a idea which we can clearly communicate to people The term Sustainable development is now used so widely that we need to need to think more clearly about what is and what isn’t sustainable Ecological Footprinting can help us decide what is truly sustainable One Planet Living – a phrase first coined by BioRegional – makes sustainability easy to communicate to everyone
  • What do we need to sustain? Need to live within environmental limits. Environment is our fixed limit, within that you have the whole of human society, and within that you have our economic system. Biosphere’s ability to do two things -
  • What is biologically productive land? Include / exclude Percentages, total available Number of people 1.8 hectares Biodiversity?
  • P eople are turning resources into waste faster than nature can turn waste back into resources. Humanity is no longer living off nature’s interest, but drawing down its capital. “ 50% of the ecological footprint is carbon – or you can say that our carbon footprint is half our problem”
  • These items are not included – what do you do? Use extended or satellite accounts in tandem
  • Australia New Zealand up, S Korea to left China .74 1.57 India .60 .75
  • Guardian website. Posted by George Monbiot Wednesday 27 May 2009 13.12 BST guardian.co.uk Stern breaks the east-west deadlock on who's responsible for CO2 China says it's unfair that the west 'outsources' emissions. Now that Lord Stern has said responsibility should be split between producers and consumers, other countries may follow suit Comments (37) Cyclists pass through thick pollution from a factory in Yutian, 100km east of Beijing in China's northwest Hebei province. Photograph: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images I think I heard the quiet tinkling sound of an unacknowledged breakthrough last week: a statement that could make the difference between success and failure at December's crucial climate talks in Copenhagen . One of the issues that could sink the talks is the question of "outsourced emissions". This refers to greenhouse gases produced in one nation on behalf of another. The UK, for example, is comfortably meeting its commitments under the Kyoto protocol only because much of our manufacturing industry has moved to China. Under Kyoto rules, the pollution produced by Chinese factories making goods for the UK belongs to China. The protocol counts only the production, not the consumption, of greenhouse gases. China says this is unfair. Around half the recent increase in its emissions arises from the manufacture of goods for western markets . This pollution should, it says, belong to the consumer nations, not the producers. A successor to the Kyoto protocol which did not recognise this would punish China for our consumption. The rich nations have been furiously resisting this idea. That's not surprising: a study by the Stockholm Environment Institute for the British government suggests that carbon dioxide emissions caused by the UK's consumption increased by 18% between 1992 and 2004 , even as our production emissions fell. Had the Kyoto agreement measured consumption, not production, the UK would be missing its targets by a very long way. I'm with China. Greenhouse gas emissions are rising because consumption is rising. Unless we address this, we cannot prevent climate breakdown. It doesn't matter where production takes place: the problem is that we are consuming too much. During the panel discussion that followed a screening of the eco film Age of Stupid last week, I asked Lord Stern about this. His answer surprised and delighted me: it represents a dramatic departure from the policy of the government with which he has worked so closely. Here's what he said: It is a point that the Chinese authorities make very clearly and strongly and I think that it's a very sound one. My own view is that we need a combination of the two things. If you move to a different kind of division of labour where another country, in this case China, starts to make things that we might have made, and therefore has that production process in the emissions occurring there, rather than their own country, then we're jointly responsible for that and both parties gain from the division of labour. That's what trade is all about and that's why trade can help development. So my own view is that we probably need something like an average of the two, or a combination of the two. But the logical point China makes is that there is a definite responsibility with the consumer and not just with the producer is a sound one. When Stern talks about these matters, governments listen. If he is prepared to pursue this proposal - that outsourced emissions should be shared between producers and consumers - there's a good chance that it could be adopted at Copenhagen. It is surely the most realistic way to break the deadlock. Monbiot.com Mattel's real toy story: slave labour in sweatshops By ERIC CLARK Last updated at 11:37 16 August 2007 This week Mattel recalled nearly two million Chinese-made toys over concerns they contain excessive levels of lead paint and loose parts. Dirt-cheap labour and a massive expansion in capacity means China makes more than three-quarters of the world's toys, with an export value in excess of £7 billion. But increasingly, there is evidence of inadequate safety standards, poor quality control and slave labour. Here, in an extract from his book about the toy industry, ERIC CLARK reveals the real cost of cheap toys from China. scroll down for more Millions of Chinese factory workers toil through 80 hour-long weeks Read more... Asda recalls 115,000 Chinese-made children's bottles Behind high fences, sprawling factory compounds stretch mile after dusty, depressing mile along the congested roads. Guarded gates control entry and exit. Adjoining many of the blocks are identical concrete boxes - the washing at the chicken wire-covered windows, adding flashes of colour, is the only indication that these are the dormitories for workers. Here in the Pearl River Delta, China, the pollution levels are on average two or three times those permitted in the West. But without places like this, with its swirling red dust, toxic rivers and thick, choking smog that hovers everywhere, stinging eyes and throats, the modern toy industry would not exist. This is the hidden face of the trade where toys are produced for a few pence each by vast numbers of young Chinese people toiling in sweatshop conditions. Between shifts the workers, mostly young women, their faces set in exhaustion, shuffle from building to building. Shifts can last more than 15 hours a day, seven days a week - unlawful but far from uncommon. The dominance of China in toy production is staggering. There are about 8,000 factories employing some three million workers spread over six areas, of which the Pearl River Delta is by far the largest. Virtually all the familiar Western toy names - led by U.S. giants Mattel and Hasbro - are made here. These workers make 80 per cent of all America's toys. In children's picture books, Santa's beaming elves may still be making the toys, but the reality is that for elves we should read migrants - millions of them who have travelled by bus from rural areas up to three days' journey away, part of the biggest movement of people in human history. Since the migration began, more than 50 million have passed through the factories of Guangdong province, where the Pearl River Delta lies. If it is almost impossible to comprehend the scale of the movement of people, it is even more difficult for a Westerner to imagine the daily life of one of these toy workers. Conditions obviously vary, from the acceptable to the unimaginably awful, but it is possible, from a host of reports and interviews conducted well away from factory premises, to construct a composite of the life and working conditions of one of the workers. Li Mei is worn out, so she looks older than her 18 years. Her skin is bad from too little daylight and she has many healing and still-open cuts on her hands. Her neck, chest and forearms are heavily mottled with the raised red patches of allergy caused by toxic chemicals, which she scratches as she speaks. She coughs a lot, and has chronic aches and pains, frequent headaches and blurred vision. All these ailments have appeared during the past two years. Li Mei is a migrant from the rural province of Western Sichuan. At first, she is thrilled to be one of the dagongmei - the working girls - and to leave the hamlet where there are no roads and only limited electricity. But she is frightened because the factories have a reputation as sweatshops. Many return with disfigurements and illnesses. And there was the fate of Li Chunmei. Lin Chunmei, 19, was a 'runner' in the Bainan Toy Factory, rushing stuffed animals from one worker to the next for each step in production. Mattel recalled thousands of toys over choking fears Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-475640/Mattels-real-toy-story-slave-labour-sweatshops.html#ixzz0WBoxKMTH
  • Talk about the Olympics concrete – specifications for piling easy to achieve Pre-cast concrete also easy to achieve
  • It’s not only about the people who live there, it’s also about the people who design and build the project that helps to embed into the DNA.
  • One Planet Living is showing that green and eco isn’t about socks and sandals, it is possible to have well designed, well constructed buildings, homes or campuses that deliver the reductions needed to enable OPL.
  • SMV will create enough economic activity to replace every one of those jobs on-site, permanently SMV adaptively reuses 700,000 square feet of buildings creating a new town square clustered around a new daily farmer's market The new urbanist plan ensures every resident is no more than a five-minute walk to groceries, restaurants, day care and other amenities offering local, sustainable, and fair trade products and services.
  • That’s the story of Barangaroo A site of unique potential A solid planning foundation. The first great addition, contribution and challenge to 21 st C Sydney Not the completion of Sydney, just the start of the next wave.
  • The waterfront promenades around the public space the coves and headland create a total length waterfront of 2.2 kilometres compared to the concrete straight edge of 1.4 kilometres. The variety of waterfront meeting places will be all new to the citizens of Sydney and those who live well beyond the CBD. 3.5 hectares of additional water space edged by public promenade returned to the people of Sydney.   Public Domain Land 10.7 Ha Public Pier over water 0.51 Ha   11.2 Ha > 50% Public Domain Water 3.5 Ha Total Public Domain 14.7 Ha > 65% Total Area Public Domain and Developer rights 22.3 Ha 100%  
  • Signed partnership in 2007. Longstanding relationship through BioRegional charcoal
  • Innovation, leadership, genuine commitment
  • If B&Q were still sending the same amount of waste to landfill today as they were in 2006, their landfill tax bill alone would be an extra £2.8million
  • If B&Q were using the same amount of fuel today as they were in 2006, their fuel bill would be an additional £4million
  • London 2012 and the London 2012 stakeholders share a commitment to maximise sustainability through the phases of the Games – building the venues and infrastructure, staging the Games themselves and then long into the future.
  • LOCOG Chair Lord Sebastian Coe during the bid in 2005 sustainable development was placed centrally within the London 2012 vision and brand:
  • London 2012 narrowed the original ten One Planet Living principles into five priority themes where they believe they can have the most impact and best contribute to achieving legacy aims each principle can be traced to one of the five themes. London 2012 released their Sustainability Plan, Towards a One Planet 2012 , in November 2007, and the 2 nd Edition was released in Dec 2009 combating climate change; reducing waste; enhancing biodiversity; promoting inclusion; and encouraging healthy living. In order to allow targeting and monitoring, the ODA has sub-divided these five headline themes into 12 objective areas against which to measure progress in constructing the Olympic Park and infrastructure. The Sustainability Plan focuses on five key themes: 1. Climate change:  minimising greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring legacy facilities are able to cope with the impacts of climate change. 2. Waste:  minimising waste at every stage of the project, ensuring no waste is sent to landfill during Games-time, and encouraging the development of new waste processing infrastructure in East London. 3.  Biodiversity:  minimising the impact of the Games on wildlife and their habitats in and around Games venues, leaving a legacy of enhanced habitats where we can eg the Olympic Park. 4.  Inclusion:  Promoting access for all and celebrating the diversity of London and the UK, creating new employment, training and business opportunities. 5.  Healthy living:  Inspiring people across the country to take up sport and develop active, healthy and sustainable lifestyles.
  • launched on 23 January 2007 tasked to independently assure London 2012’s pledge to host the most sustainable Games to date and its legacy. the first body of its type in the history of the Games and the first created in relation to a major infrastructure programme of this size in the world advises the Olympic Board and reports to the public on sustainable development across the entire Games programme, from delivery to staging and legacy Chaired by Shaun McCarthy Reports and reviews available on their website
  • An electronic brokerage service, CompeteFor , to match buyers and suppliers for the huge range of business opportunities related to the Games. Out of a total of 25,000 London 2012 suppliers on CompeteFor, 5,000 are local businesses. More than 3,600 contract opportunities within the London 2012 supply chain have been posted to date. CompeteFor programme to capture 20 per cent of the estimated 75,000 total contract opportunities from the London 2012 supply chain.
  • London 2012 is the first Games organiser to publish a food vision. A total of 14 million meals will be served during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, across 40 locations. London 2012 food vision for the Games is: – To enhance everyone’s experience of the Games by celebrating the great diversity and quality of British food and drink, and delivering it at affordable prices. – To leave a strong, sustainable legacy for London and the UK by nurturing commercial and educational partnerships. five key themes: 1. Food safety and hygiene 2. Choice and balance 3. Food sourcing and supply chains 4. Environmental management 5. Skills and education Included in the vision are the commitment that all dairy products, beef, lamb and poultry must be British. In addition, bananas, tea, coffee and sugar will be Fairtrade and traditional British cheese such as cheddar must be British. Free drinking water will be available at all venues. The Food vision aims to set new standards for catering at UK events, leaving a positive legacy for the future.
  • (1/6)One Planet Ambassador - powerpoint deck May 2011

    1. 1. Living on One Planet
    2. 2. The Challenge <ul><li>Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, 2001. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Our biggest challenge this new century is to take an idea that seems abstract – sustainable development – and turn it into a reality for all the world’s people” </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. The solution: One Planet Living Making it easy, attractive and affordable for people to live healthy and happy lives within a fair share of the earth’s resources
    4. 4. Three One Planet programmes for property developers for government for business
    5. 5. Brighton Portugal South Africa China Canada San Francisco Washington DC London Sutton UAE Global network demonstrating One Planet Living www.oneplanetvision.org
    6. 6. One Planet framework The ten One Planet principles were developed by BioRegional with WWF ‘ DNA’ of sustainability
    7. 7. Ecological and Carbon Footprinting The science behind the One Planet framework
    8. 8. Sustainability “… .to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Environment Society Economy
    9. 9. Ecological Footprinting <ul><li>A tool that measures, on an annual basis: </li></ul><ul><li>The resources the planet produces for us (our bank balance) </li></ul><ul><li>How many of these resources we use (how much we spend) </li></ul>
    10. 10. What’s in the bank?
    11. 11. 12.6 billion hectares 6.9 billion people 1.8 hectares per person Our Ecological budget
    12. 12. Global EF now exceeds biocapacity Global Footprint Network
    13. 13. Overarching goal
    14. 14. Overarching goals 90% reduction by 2030 70% reduction by 2020
    15. 15. What is not covered by EF? <ul><li>They do not completely capture the impacts of: </li></ul><ul><li>Long lived toxics that the biosphere cannot absorb </li></ul><ul><li>Demands for freshwater </li></ul><ul><li>Activities today that destroy biocapacity in the future </li></ul><ul><li>They do not at all cover: </li></ul><ul><li>Economic and social aspects of sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Depletion of non-renewable resources </li></ul>
    16. 16. Footprints of different countries <ul><li>Global target - 1.8 hectares per person </li></ul><ul><li>Mozambique - 0.6 </li></ul><ul><li>China - 1.6 </li></ul><ul><li>UK - 5.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Australia - 7.0 </li></ul><ul><li>USA - 9.6 </li></ul>
    17. 17. Ecological Footprint <ul><ul><li>If everyone on earth consumed as much as a the average European, we would need 3 planets to support us. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If we all lived like Americans we would need 5 planets. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Trends in populations of selected species
    19. 19. Ecological creditor and debtor countries
    20. 21. Footprint breakdown (UK)
    21. 22. Why count consumption emissions? <ul><li>Export of CO2 emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Paints a truer picture (production shows fall 8.5% consumption shows increase 19%) </li></ul><ul><li>We take responsibility rather than pass on to poorer countries </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing recognition, eg </li></ul><ul><li>Lord Stern, DEFRA, Chief Scientist </li></ul>
    22. 23. One Planet Communities
    23. 24. Vision for One Planet Communities <ul><li>Places where it is easy, attractive and affordable </li></ul><ul><li>for people to lead happy and healthy lives </li></ul><ul><li>within a fair share of the Earth’s resources. </li></ul>
    24. 25. One Planet Communities show what is possible <ul><li>Seeing is believing, visitor centres, monitoring, dissemination </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned can inform policy and industry best practice </li></ul><ul><li>Experience how it can be done cost effectively </li></ul>© Foster and Partners
    25. 26. An international network of projects
    26. 27. BedZED – making it easy to reduce footprint
    27. 28. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
    28. 29. Car Club
    29. 30. Easy Recycling
    30. 31. Local seasonal organic
    31. 32. Creating a sense of place and community
    32. 33. Nicole
    33. 34. Steve
    34. 35. Creating unique place to live work and play
    35. 36. One Brighton
    36. 37. Green concrete 50% cement replacement and 100% secondary aggregate
    37. 38. Natural clay block 60% less embodied energy than concrete block
    38. 39. One Planet Construction – culture change
    39. 40. Healthy food for workers <ul><li>Better quality food for site workers – canteen with local, seasonal, organic and vegetarian options </li></ul>
    40. 41. Constructed and sold within conventional financial parameters Smart, modern homes
    41. 42. Out-sold benchmarks by 50%
    42. 43. CommunityIntranet
    43. 44. “ The One Brighton project is viable from a cost effectiveness and value driving stand point, albeit a commitment to sustainability is required from the outset. Costs were within the acceptable range for inner city apartment projects.” Pete Halsall , MD, BioRegional Quintain Ltd © BioRegional Quintain Ltd
    44. 45. Riverside One - Middlesbrough
    45. 46. Riverside One - Middlesbrough
    46. 47. Jinshan, China: action plan workshops
    47. 48. Jinshan, China <ul><li>5,000 homes Guangzhou </li></ul><ul><li>China Merchants Property Developers </li></ul><ul><li>65% reduction in energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Solar hot water </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed use to reduce transport emissions </li></ul>
    48. 49. China Merchants Property Development won one of five UN-Habitat green business awards for their Jinshan project UN-Habitat green business awards
    49. 50. Sonoma Mountain Village, California <ul><ul><li>Developer, Codding Enterprises </li></ul></ul>
    50. 51. <ul><li>1,900 home, mixed use community </li></ul><ul><li>One of the largest solar photovoltaic arrays in USA </li></ul>Sonoma Mountain Village, USA
    51. 52. ‘ 5 minute living’ Housing Work Groceries Restaurants Services Sports, gardens, gym Shops, theater, hotel
    52. 53. Whole building re-use
    53. 54. LEED and One Planet
    54. 55. The Character of the Site Sibaya - THDev <ul><li>850 ha </li></ul><ul><li>5-6000 residential units </li></ul><ul><li>6-8 hotels/resorts </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial/office space </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation / recreational / leisure activities </li></ul>
    55. 57. Barangaroo, Australia <ul><li>22ha site in Sydney being developed in 3 stages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Barangaroo South: a commercial and residential centre at the south end of the site; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Headland Park: a park on the northern headland; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barangaroo Central: a low rise cultural parkland that links the Park and commercial districts together </li></ul></ul>
    56. 59. Barangaroo
    57. 60. Masdar City, United Arab Emirates <ul><ul><li>31,000 people, 1,500 businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability Action Plan launched Jan 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All renewable energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>zero emission vehicle, public transport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% water saving </li></ul></ul>© Foster and Partners
    58. 61. © Foster and Partners Masdar City, United Arab Emirates
    59. 62. <ul><li>Mata de Sesimbra, Portugal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>€ 1.1 billion project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>largest private forest restoration project in Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8,000 eco-homes, hotels, shops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prototype home built </li></ul></ul>www.oneplanetcommunities.org/Sesimbra
    60. 63. Ecoblock system
    61. 64. Completed prototype home
    62. 65. Petite Riviere, Canada <ul><ul><li>A potential One Planet Community </li></ul></ul>
    63. 66. One Planet Regions
    64. 67. Working with a local authority <ul><li>London Borough of Sutton commits OPL in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Council’s own operations </li></ul><ul><li>making it easier for residents </li></ul><ul><li>80,000 homes, 185,900 residents </li></ul>© Fergus Burnett www.oneplanetsutton.org
    65. 68. Our vision... One Planet Sutton is a growing network of people building a resilient green future. Together we are creating a place where local businesses thrive and people can lead healthy, happy lifestyles within a fair share of the Earth’s resources, something we call One Planet Living.
    66. 69. What is One Planet Sutton? Sutton Council (public sector) Local Strategic Partnership (public sector) Local residents BioRegional (third sector) Local business Big business Quangos and national government Local community and voluntary groups (third sector)
    67. 70. <ul><li>GREENING BUSINESSES IN HACKBRIDGE </li></ul><ul><li>European Regional Development Fund money to work with small businesses </li></ul><ul><li>195 businesses engaged with and 45 worked with intensively over 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>As much about capacity-building as carbon saving: Hackbridge Green </li></ul><ul><li>Business network </li></ul>Working with business
    68. 71. <ul><li>ONE PLANET FOOD </li></ul><ul><li>£1 million partnership project working towards One Planet diet </li></ul><ul><li>Answering a demand from local residents </li></ul><ul><li>Result will be sustainable social enterprise selling local, fresh, unsprayed fruit and vegetables to the community </li></ul><ul><li>Whole-system approach : network, learning, farm, markets </li></ul>Working with the community
    69. 72. The Veg Van <ul><li>Local and regional produce </li></ul><ul><li>Aim - 21,000 customers </li></ul><ul><li>Renovated milk float, run on solar power </li></ul><ul><li>www.vegvan.org.uk </li></ul>
    70. 73. Sutton Community Farm <ul><li>Bringing underused land into useful management </li></ul><ul><li>Supported learning for food growing novices </li></ul><ul><li>www.suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk </li></ul>
    71. 74. <ul><li>COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping skills and ideas of local community and voluntary sector on environment </li></ul><ul><li>Putting together portfolio of projects for local people to vote on, around 10 principles </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time community engagement officer </li></ul><ul><li>Giving groups the skills and networks beyond project outcomes and lifetime </li></ul>Working with community groups
    72. 75. <ul><li>PAY AS YOU SAVE </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot project for the Green Deal, partnership between B&Q, Sutton Council, BioRegional </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys undertaken: 180 </li></ul><ul><li>Retrofitted so far: 69 homes </li></ul><ul><li>Average cost: £14,237 </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest: £1,456 </li></ul><ul><li>Highest: £33,806 </li></ul>Working with residents
    73. 76. <ul><li>PAY AS YOU SAVE – lessons learned </li></ul><ul><li>EPC-based payback is inaccurate: potential mis-selling time bomb </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle, attitude and understanding are crucial factors </li></ul><ul><li>Need to explain measures in detail – but proves households will accept hard to reach measures </li></ul><ul><li>Not just about money-savings: comfort a big factor </li></ul><ul><li>Change drive demand – especially family circumstances – so catch at the points of change </li></ul>Working with residents
    74. 77. Hackbridge masterplan Retrofitting sustainable living in the suburbs
    75. 78. <ul><li>Community consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Hackbridge masterplan </li></ul>Hackbridge week
    76. 79. Hackbridge Sustainability Visits
    77. 80. Since Hackbridge audits <ul><li>68% of households have made a physical change to their home </li></ul><ul><li>66% have made a behavioural change </li></ul>
    78. 81. One Planet Companies
    79. 82. <ul><li>supporting organisations of different sizes to take holistic approach by applying the One Planet framework. </li></ul><ul><li>B&Q, has formally become an endorsed One Planet Company </li></ul><ul><li>others simply use the One Planet Living framework to inform business operations. E.g. Nokia used framework for factories in Hungary and Copenhagen. </li></ul><ul><li>Free toolkit for SMEs at www.oneplanetvision.org </li></ul>Sustainable business © BioRegional
    80. 83. B&Q – managing eco-impact of operations <ul><li>BioRegional & B&Q partnership </li></ul><ul><li>UK’s largest home improvement retailer </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce direct CO2 by 90% by 2023: </li></ul><ul><li>all stores need to be zero carbon </li></ul><ul><li>emissions from transport to be cut by at least 50%. </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements so far: </li></ul><ul><li>Based on reporting in 2008, 6% (19,000tonnes) CO2 reduction compared to 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>water metering reduced consumption by 13.6 million litres per annum </li></ul><ul><li>48% reduction in waste to landfill. </li></ul>© B&Q
    81. 84. Helping customers to manage eco-impact <ul><li>One Planet Home product range </li></ul><ul><ul><li>products are assessed against the ten One Planet Living principles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ecological footprint calculator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>see where their impacts arise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>get a personalised eco-action plan. </li></ul></ul>www.diy.com/oneplanethome
    82. 85. BioRegional and B&Q <ul><li>Environmental Partnership since 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>One Planet Living Company Sustainability Action Plan to </li></ul><ul><li>reduce the impacts of B&Q company operations </li></ul><ul><li>One Planet Home </li></ul><ul><li>Help customers to reduce </li></ul><ul><li>their eco impact </li></ul>
    83. 86. Highlights of B&Q’s One Planet Achievements Half lighting solutions in 78 stores in past two years League tables for gas and electricity Reduced CO2 from energy by 14% in 2009 (against 2006 levels) Improved recycling rates from 26% in 2006 to 79% in 2010. Segregated recycling and removed general waste skips. 100% of the wood sold in 2010 came from responsibly managed sources. One Planet Living Grants supported 1,520 community projects since launch in 2008. Job Done! rolling out to 500 schools following successful trial One Planet Living e-learning module now completed by 12,316 staff members
    84. 87. Zero Carbon stores <ul><li>Investing in lighting upgrades (1-3 year payback) </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulative CO2 saving from electricity reductions of over 60,000 tCO2 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of electricity reduced by £8.2 million since 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans to trial improvements to air tightness and install PV </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Now looking at some tough business decisions but there is an appetite </li></ul>
    85. 88. Zero Waste stores <ul><li>Landfill tax bill is £2.8m less today than it would have been at 2006 waste levels </li></ul><ul><li>Over 58,000tCO2 emissions avoided since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Cross functional working to deliver further improvements to recycling rates </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for closed loop recycling </li></ul>Carrier pac – improved worktop packaging reducing costs of cardboard (over £1million) and damaged products
    86. 89. Sustainable transport <ul><li>Improve route planning and vehicle loading </li></ul><ul><li>Purchased 275 double deck trailers </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced fuel use by 4.1m litres in 2010 compared to 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Saved over £2m in fuel since 2006 with a CO2 saving of over 24,000tCO2 </li></ul><ul><li>New Southern DC due to be operational in 2012 to deliver a further 14% CO2 saving </li></ul>
    87. 90. Helping customers to achieve One Planet Living <ul><li>One Planet Home criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Over 5,000 products verified by BioRegional </li></ul><ul><li>12% of sales are One Planet Home products </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Saving Light Bulbs +19.2% compared to +0.3% for category </li></ul>
    88. 91. How has BioRegional helped B&Q?
    89. 92. Olympics London 2012
    90. 93. Towards a One Planet 2012 <ul><li>“ Sustainability underpinned the bid for the London 2012 Games, framed by the concept of ‘Towards a One Planet 2012'. </li></ul><ul><li>This was derived from the BioRegional/WWF concept of One Planet Living® , which shows the challenges facing us in stark terms: if everybody in the world lived the same lifestyle as we do in the UK, we would need three planets’ worth of resources to support us.” </li></ul>
    91. 94. Sustainability is central to London 2012 vision
    92. 95. London 2012 Sustainability Plan Climate Change Waste Biodiversity Inclusion Healthy Living
    93. 96. Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 <ul><li>independent assurance of London 2012’s pledge to host the most sustainable Games to date and its legacy </li></ul><ul><li>the first body of its type in the history of the Games </li></ul><ul><li>advises the Olympic Board and reports to the public on sustainable development across the entire Games programme, from delivery to staging and legacy </li></ul><ul><li>www.cslondon.org </li></ul>
    94. 97. London 2012 – Who are they? <ul><li>ODA </li></ul><ul><li>building the new venues and infrastructure for the Games, and ensuring that they have a viable legacy use. The ODA, which is also the planning authority for the Olympic Park site in east London, is a public body funded through council tax, National Lottery and regeneration funding. </li></ul><ul><li>LOCOG </li></ul><ul><li>responsible for planning and staging the Games. A private company limited by guarantee, and raises almost all its funding from the sale of tickets and merchandise, sponsorship and broadcasting revenues. </li></ul>
    95. 98. Five Sustainability Themes London 2012
    96. 99. Climate Change <ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To deliver a low-carbon Games and showcase how we are adapting to a world increasingly affected by climate change.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Eg Travel: Minimise impacts of Games-time transport and travel planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>– ‘ Green travel plans’ for ticketed spectators and workforce. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>– Cycling and walking will be encouraged via the Active Travel Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>– Visitors encouraged to travel by rail rather than air or car. </li></ul></ul>
    97. 100. Waste <ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To deliver a zero waste Games, demonstrate exemplary resource management practices and promote long-term behavioural change.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Eg A six-level waste hierarchy has been adopted throughout the programme: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle and compost </li></ul><ul><li>New and emerging technologies to recover energy </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional incineration with recovery of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Landfill </li></ul>
    98. 101. Biodiversity <ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To conserve biodiversity, create new urban green spaces and bring people closer to nature through sport and culture.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Eg </li></ul><ul><li>The Olympic Park Masterplan has included environmental enhancement from the outset and will create 45 hectares of new habitat and 102 hectares of open space </li></ul>
    99. 102. Inclusion <ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To host the most inclusive Games to date by promoting access, celebrating diversity and facilitating the physical, economic and social regeneration of the Lower Lea Valley and surrounding communities.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Eg </li></ul>
    100. 103. Healthy Living <ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To inspire people across the UK to take up sport and develop more active, healthy and sustainable lifestyles.’ </li></ul><ul><li>Eg. London 2012 Food Vision </li></ul>
    101. 104. Our target

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