RAIN FOREST VILLAGE INITIATIVE<br />PROSPECTUS WORKSHOP<br />
Whatwe are going to do today<br />Webelieve it is better to work together in community so we are going to -----<br />Prese...
PROSPECTUS<br />Our view of the current situation<br />The vision<br />The stakeholders<br />The opportunities<br />Matchi...
The need for Transition<br />Business modelsfailing; neithermakingmoney nor providing a standard of living<br />Climate Ch...
Open World Foundation<br />Dialogue (meetings) AND Action on sustainabledevelopment<br />Cafés and Lodges<br />Seminars, m...
The VillageConcept<br />Provides work, food and housing (and play!)<br />Maximum 80 houses for communitycohesion<br />Size...
Stakeholders<br />I <br />Partner in CSR<br />Seen to be doing good<br />Part of CO2 solution<br />Place to bring employee...
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Other<br />5ha<br />Secondary Rain forest<br />10ha<br />Agroforestry<br />5 ha<br />Flood plain <br />10ha<br />Food Prod...
Land is owned by the Village company<br />Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering<br />Char operations employ lo...
Land is owned by the Village company<br />Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering<br />Char operations employ lo...
Corporations rent or invest in center as part of CSR, climate and Marketing<br />Land is owned by the Village company<br /...
Organisations at stageone<br />THE FOUNDATION<br />Supporter <br />Plans<br />RAIN FOREST VILLAGE AB<br />ENTREPRENEUR<br ...
Organisations at stagetwo-four<br />THE FOUNDATION<br />Supporter <br />Plans<br />RAIN FOREST VILLAGE LTD<br />OPEN WORLD...
What we will do and why (Stage 1)<br />PermaCulture Farm	<br />Food forest, organic produce, training/tourism  & creates r...
Capital Investment Estimate<br />Land purchase	150,000 	(15,000 - 10%)<br />Equipment	100,000<br />Nursery	50,000<br />Out...
Methods of raisingcapital<br />Crowdsourcing: manyindividualcontributions in the form of loans, shares or donations<br />E...
BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER:  Corporation<br />Invests<br />Sponsors foundation<br />Buys sequestration service<br />Receives...
BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER:  Individual supporters<br />Invests<br />Annual donation<br />Receives<br />Rainforestcoffee<br ...
BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER:  Farmer  /otherentrepreneurs<br />Invests<br />Shares in company<br />Membership in Entrepreneur...
BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER:  Investor<br />Invests<br />Shares in company<br />Risk capital<br />Receives<br />Dividend from...
What we will do and why<br />Land owned 51% by Foundation		<br />All agreements with other organisations in framework set ...
Steps<br />Farm &<br />Nursery<br />Café &<br />Center<br />Houses<br />Tech center<br />Offices<br />Workshops<br />Activ...
Food production
Saplings
Informal visits
Courses
Cafe
Arranged visits
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  1. 1. RAIN FOREST VILLAGE INITIATIVE<br />PROSPECTUS WORKSHOP<br />
  2. 2. Whatwe are going to do today<br />Webelieve it is better to work together in community so we are going to -----<br />Present the main elements of the prospectus and thinkingbehind it<br />Get your feedback via post it notes<br />Decidenext steps<br />Havebrunch and mingleafterwards<br />2<br />
  3. 3. PROSPECTUS<br />Our view of the current situation<br />The vision<br />The stakeholders<br />The opportunities<br />Matchingstakeholders and opportunities<br />The organisation<br />How to finance the initiative<br />Business cases for eachstakeholder<br />Risks and opportunities<br />Next steps<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The need for Transition<br />Business modelsfailing; neithermakingmoney nor providing a standard of living<br />Climate Change<br />Fossil fuelsupplyfacingpricehikes and disruption<br />People long for a lifestylecloser to nature<br />A longing for a way to be involved in positive change<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Open World Foundation<br />Dialogue (meetings) AND Action on sustainabledevelopment<br />Cafés and Lodges<br />Seminars, meetings…. places to develop as human beings, leadership in action<br />Aboutliving and working in a community<br />Aboutprovidingnutritiousfoodsustainably<br />Cultural and business network<br />5<br />
  6. 6. The VillageConcept<br />Provides work, food and housing (and play!)<br />Maximum 80 houses for communitycohesion<br />Size of tribe=200<br />Ownership, stakeholding, responsibility that the placefunctions as matureeco-system<br />Place of learning, experimentation, culturalexperiences, green commerce<br />Aboutdoing, leading, making a difference<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Stakeholders<br />I <br />Partner in CSR<br />Seen to be doing good<br />Part of CO2 solution<br />Place to bring employees and stakeholders<br />Integrating equipment<br />To solutions<br />Marketing<br />Customers<br />I <br />I <br />Corporations<br />Clean tech<br />Suppliers<br />Individual<br />Sponsors<br />Doing good with my money<br />A donation with benefits<br />(Subscribe to coffee?)<br />Eco village residents<br />Entreprenuers<br />A place to live easy on<br />Conscience<br />Economy<br />Whole being<br />Doing green business<br />Getting more customers<br />Lifestyle of green entrepreneurship<br />Forestry<br />Ministry,<br />Universities<br />Tourists<br />Conference<br />Delegates<br />Place that functions well<br />Learning by experiencing<br />Learning<br />Experiencing<br />”Is this for me?”<br />I <br />Permaculture<br />Interested<br />Individuals<br />Learning<br />Experienceing<br />Being part of a positive change<br />Sapling development<br />Skills, Knowledge capability, Field centre<br />7<br />
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  11. 11. Other<br />5ha<br />Secondary Rain forest<br />10ha<br />Agroforestry<br />5 ha<br />Flood plain <br />10ha<br />Food Production<br />Opportunity – TheRainforest Village<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Land is owned by the Village company<br />Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering<br />Char operations employ local<br />Stageone<br />Agroforestry<br />5 ha<br />Flood plain <br />10ha<br />Secondary Rain forest<br />10ha<br />Biochar<br />Production &<br />sequestration<br />Foundation is steward for forest<br />Sequestration<br />Food Production<br />Nursery<br />Saplings<br />Conservation<br />Teaching<br />Tourism<br />Farmers employed to supplyfood to sellin village<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Land is owned by the Village company<br />Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering<br />Char operations employ local<br />Stagetwo<br />Agroforestry<br />5 ha<br />Flood plain <br />10ha<br />Secondary Rain forest<br />10ha<br />Open world Café<br />Marketing<br />Tourism<br />Biochar<br />Production &<br />sequestration<br />Foundation is steward for forest<br />Sequestration<br />Farm Buildings<br />Food Production<br />Nursery<br />Raw materials<br />Production,<br />Training<br />Saplings<br />Conservation<br />Teaching<br />Tourism<br />Farmers employed to supplyfood to Conference center and to sell in village<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Corporations rent or invest in center as part of CSR, climate and Marketing<br />Land is owned by the Village company<br />Corporations get carbon credits from sequestering<br />Char operations employ local<br />Stages 3-4<br />Agroforestry<br />5 ha<br />Flood plain <br />10ha<br />Secondary Rain forest<br />10ha<br />Conference center<br />Training,<br />Marketing<br />Open world Café<br />Marketing<br />Tourism<br />Biochar<br />Production &<br />sequestration<br />Foundation is steward for forest<br />Accomodation<br />Housingcooperative?<br />Technical installations<br />Farm Buildings<br />Showcase<br />Technology<br />Food Production<br />Clean techfirms show technology<br />Entrepreneurs center<br />Nursery<br />Green Jobs<br />Handicrafts<br />Marketing<br />CSA<br />Entrepreneurs association rents the offices and workshops<br />Raw materials<br />Production,<br />Training<br />Saplings<br />Farmers employed to supplyfood to Conference center and to sell in village<br />14<br />Conservation<br />Teaching<br />Tourism<br />
  15. 15. Organisations at stageone<br />THE FOUNDATION<br />Supporter <br />Plans<br />RAIN FOREST VILLAGE AB<br />ENTREPRENEUR<br />NETWORK<br />LARGER<br />CORPORATIONS<br />WITH CSR <br />OPEN WORLD CAFÉ AB<br />FARMINGCO-OP / COMPANY<br />NURSERY<br />15<br />TOURISM/ TRAINING<br />
  16. 16. Organisations at stagetwo-four<br />THE FOUNDATION<br />Supporter <br />Plans<br />RAIN FOREST VILLAGE LTD<br />OPEN WORLD CAFÉ<br />ENTREPRENEUR<br />NETWORK<br />LARGER<br />CORPORATIONS<br />WITH CSR <br />FARMINGCO-OP / COMPANY<br />NURSERY<br />TOURISM/ TRAINING<br />CONFERENCEAND CAFE<br />HOUSINGCOOPERATIVE<br />SMALLER<br />CLEAN TECH<br />SUPPLIERS<br />TECHNICAL R&D CENTRE<br />ADMIN/ MARKETING<br />16<br />
  17. 17. What we will do and why (Stage 1)<br />PermaCulture Farm <br />Food forest, organic produce, training/tourism & creates revenue<br />Attracts, visitors, volunteers, universities, builds network<br />Land owned 51% by Foundation <br />All agreements with other organisations in framework set by foundation<br />Security that all operations are sustainble<br />Biochar operation <br />Sequesters carbon and improves soil<br />Creates revenue <br />Means sponsors, entrerepeneurs, villager come closer to carbon negative<br />Nursery<br />Drives replanting in the area<br />Creates revenue <br />Quick yeild in line with Foundation’s aims<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Capital Investment Estimate<br />Land purchase 150,000 (15,000 - 10%)<br />Equipment 100,000<br />Nursery 50,000<br />Outbuildings100,000<br /> 400,000.-<br />Conference/Visitor center 300,000<br />Café 260,000<br /> 560,000.-<br />Housing/Accomodation 350,000<br />Tech centre/workshop120,000<br />470,000.-<br />Total Estimate: 1,430,000.-<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Methods of raisingcapital<br />Crowdsourcing: manyindividualcontributions in the form of loans, shares or donations<br />Ethical risk capital: Sharesubscription in company that owns the village. Exitwhen assets, like houses, conference centers etc are sold off<br />Long-term investment: share of income from rent of farm, nursery, etc<br />Corporatesponsorship: connected to carbonsequestration<br />19<br />
  20. 20. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Corporation<br />Invests<br />Sponsors foundation<br />Buys sequestration service<br />Receives<br />Compelling CSR programme<br />Rainforestcoffee<br />Training<br />20<br />
  21. 21. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Individual supporters<br />Invests<br />Annual donation<br />Receives<br />Rainforestcoffee<br />21<br />
  22. 22. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Farmer /otherentrepreneurs<br />Invests<br />Shares in company<br />Membership in Entrepreneur center/co op /company<br />Receives<br />Marketing services<br />Readymadecustomers<br />22<br />
  23. 23. BUSINESS CASESTAKEHOLDER: Investor<br />Invests<br />Shares in company<br />Risk capital<br />Receives<br />Dividend from profits<br />Exit on sale of <br />Center<br />Houses<br />Technical center<br />23<br />
  24. 24. What we will do and why<br />Land owned 51% by Foundation <br />All agreements with other organisations in framework set by foundation<br />Security that all operations are sustainble<br />Biochar operation <br />Sequesters carbon and improves soil<br />Creates revenue <br />Means sponsors, entrerepeneurs, villager come closer to carbon negative<br />Nursery<br />Drives replanting in the area<br />Creates revenue <br />Quick yeild in line with Foundation’s aims<br />Cafe, conference center <br />Gives place to meet<br />Creates revenue<br />Effective way to market other activities<br />Marketing company <br />Markets all suppliers, sponsors and entrepreneurs<br />Highly effective, common branding<br />24<br />
  25. 25. Steps<br />Farm &<br />Nursery<br />Café &<br />Center<br />Houses<br />Tech center<br />Offices<br />Workshops<br />Activities<br /><ul><li>Project management
  26. 26. Food production
  27. 27. Saplings
  28. 28. Informal visits
  29. 29. Courses
  30. 30. Cafe
  31. 31. Arranged visits
  32. 32. Marketing clean tech
  33. 33. Housing
  34. 34. Value added services
  35. 35. Entrepreneurs center</li></ul>FOUNDATION<br />VILLAGE COMPANY<br />FARMING COOP/Firm<br />CAFE OWNER<br />CENTER OWNERS<br />HOUSING CO-OP<br />MARKETING CO.<br />ENTREPRENEUR <br />NETWORK<br />Organisations<br />Capital<br />Share subscription<br />Crowd sourcing<br />Business Angels<br />Share suscription<br />Own capital<br />Share subscription<br />Own capital<br />Share subscription<br />HOUSING CO-OP<br />Course income<br />Center income<br />Cafe sales<br />Visit sales<br />Service charge on housing<br />Marketing fee <br />Rent – entrepreneur center<br />Income<br />Sales of food<br />Sales of saplings<br />Salessequestration<br />25<br />
  36. 36. Mitigations and avoidance<br />26<br />
  37. 37. Next steps<br />Prospectus 1 produced after workshop<br />Consultation, feedback etc<br />Rainforestcompanyformed<br />Private sharesubscriptionoffering<br />Purchase of land<br />27<br />
  38. 38. Otherdocuments in feedback<br />Open world member and sponsor plans<br />Organisation model<br />Conceptualmodel<br />Moredescriptions of land<br />Blank paper for list of things to consider<br />28<br />
  39. 39. Extra slides to get moredetailed feedback in workshop<br />
  40. 40. Rainforestcoffee<br />Private donors<br />Support scheme<br />Housing<br />Cooperative<br />Supplies<br />Real Estate<br />Supplies<br />Foundation<br />Owns and manages<br />Owns 51%<br />Manages<br />Built on<br />Rain Forest<br />Buys<br />VILLAGE<br />COMPANY<br />Housing<br />Sponsor<br />Corporations<br />Builds<br />Cooling, heating, electricity etc<br />Conference<br />Center<br />Uses<br />Tech center<br />Allocates<br />Sequestration<br />Registration<br />Suppliesserivices<br />Install and integrate<br />Entre-<br />preneurs<br />Center<br />Clean tech<br />Suppliers<br />Sequesters char<br />Ag. land<br />30<br />
  41. 41. ORGANISATIONAL MODEL<br />FOUNDATION<br />SUPPORTERS<br />VILLAGERS<br />RAINFOREST VILLAGE <br />COMPANY<br />SHAREHOLDERS<br />HOUSING COOPERATIVE<br />VILLAGE HOUSES<br />ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK<br />Rent/Service fee<br />CUSTOMERS<br />Maintenance<br />Services<br />CONFERENCE CENTER/WORLD CAFE<br />Cafe and <br />conference <br />services<br />TECHNICAL CENTER<br />Goods and services<br />Money<br />Information<br />Food<br />FARMERS<br />Construction<br />Maintenance<br />Equipment<br />CLEAN TECH SUPPLIERS<br />MARKETING COMPANY<br />(owned by rain forest <br />Company)<br />DEVELOPERS<br />Call for tender<br />Marketing<br />31<br />

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