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sustainable development model

  1. 1. Sustainable development model A VERY BEAUTIFUL PLACE More info at http:// avbp.net AVBP [email_address]
  2. 2. Which of these areas is becoming more sustainable <ul><li>Health, water and food? </li></ul><ul><li>The Environment? </li></ul><ul><li>Economic stability? </li></ul><ul><li>Communities? </li></ul>
  3. 3. We see most heading in a counter –sustainable direction <ul><li>Health, water and food </li></ul><ul><li>The Environment? </li></ul><ul><li>Economic stability? </li></ul><ul><li>Communities? </li></ul>
  4. 4. We need a model to help analyze development that will show the way forward to: <ul><li>A healthy life… </li></ul><ul><li>Preserving the environment… </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping organizations stable… </li></ul><ul><li>And communities thriving. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Let’s sit down together and look at the way things behave around us and how they affect other things </li></ul>It’s all about BEHAVIOUR
  6. 6. We analyze the behaviour of people and systems and their effects on other systems <ul><li>Negative effect < cause < behaviour </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Pollutants to air, soil and water< car emissions < driving a car </li></ul>Negative effect< cause < behaviour
  8. 8. Healthy Environment We must limit the burden we place on the Earth so it will be able to support coming generations From Individuals
  9. 9. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Pollutants to air, soil and water </li></ul><ul><li>< car emissions </li></ul><ul><li>< driving a car </li></ul><ul><li>It sounds so simple. </li></ul><ul><li>It is. </li></ul><ul><li>If no-one ever turned an ignition key , cars would never emit pollutants </li></ul>
  10. 10. Healthy Environment We can identify behaviour which is both positive and negative for the environment From Individuals
  11. 11. Healthy Environment In turn, we can identify behaviour of the environment which is positive and negative for individuals From Individuals
  12. 12. People generally understand what crossing this line entails. And society has developed measures and regulations for this over the years. Healthy environment Nutrients, pollutants
  13. 13. And people generally understand what crossing this line entails. Healthy individuals Behaviour causing environmental depletion
  14. 14. This aspect is well understood, too Healthy individuals Effects on health of environmental factors
  15. 15. Healthy Environment Communities must limit the burden they place on the Earth so it will be able to support coming generations From Communities
  16. 16. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Leakage of chemicals from landfil <Deposition of domestic waste </li></ul><ul><li><putting waste in disposal bin </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Leakage of chemicals from landfil <Deposition of domestic waste </li></ul><ul><li><putting waste in disposal bin </li></ul><ul><li>It sounds so simple. </li></ul><ul><li>It is. </li></ul><ul><li>If no-one ever threw anything in the domestic rubbish, there would be no landfill leakage </li></ul>
  18. 18. Healthy Environment In the other direction, communities benefit from being in a healthy environment From Communities
  19. 19. Healthy Environment We must limit the burden corporations and other organisations place on the Earth so it will be able to support coming generations From organisations
  20. 20. Organisations must balance their budgets. Organisations with balanced budgets Healthy Environment Effectively using environmental services is good for them
  21. 21. Organisations with balanced budgets Companies contribute to the community by providing jobs, etc Thriving Communities
  22. 22. Healthy Individuals Thriving Communities Healthy Individuals contribute positively to organizations and the community Organisations
  23. 23. Healthy Individuals Health is good for companies and society Organizations in economic balance Thriving Communities
  24. 24. Healthy Environment Sustainability is a lasting dynamic balance between these factors Healthy Individuals Thriving Communities Organizations in economic balance
  25. 25. PUTTING THE MODEL TO WORK
  26. 26. Most of these interfaces have methods and measures developed which can be easily employed
  27. 27. ISO 14 OOO ISO 9 OOO Global Reporting Inititative Carbon Disclosure Project ISO 26000 Human Rights ISO 19 O11 Environmental footprint
  28. 28. Start from where YOU are, in your neighbourhood, community, corporation. Identify Key indicators for areas of concern and for assets assets concerns assets concerns assets concerns assets concerns
  29. 29. For each key measure, give a REASONABLE* objective level of 100 X Identify current situation Identify reasonable rate of change Measure progress Time > * Reasonable = promoting sustainable development 100 50 0 150
  30. 30. X Time > Use these results to work out how to ensure trends go in a sustainable direction 100 50 0 150

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