Green And Sustainable Technologies Society (Gsts)

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    1. 1. Green and Sustainable Technologies Society (GSTS)<br />Frontrunners of Green Solutions<br />
    2. 2. Content<br />About Us<br />Who we are<br />Where we came from <br />How GSTS was conceptualized<br />Mission<br />What we do<br />How different are we? (Our Differentiating factor)<br />Our Activities - Examples<br />Resources required<br />Future directions<br />
    3. 3. Who we are<br />A student-run initiative that recognize the need for student involvement in promoting green technologies. <br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    4. 4. Where we came from<br />Before GSTS was created, we were looking at different opportunities for technology to integrate with green efforts…<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    5. 5. Where we came from<br />We started by Promoting green technologies through education<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    6. 6. How GSTS was conceptualized<br />We realize that the best solution to climate change is through technology and business.<br />However, NTU does not have clubs or societies that integrate all three core disciplines. <br />This is a gap which we hope to fill.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    7. 7. What we do<br />GSTS hopes to bring together students and experts from science, engineering and business schools to encourage and accelerate the growth of green technology and industry.<br />Although we have a common end-goal with other green societies – to save the world, we are differentiated in roles. We believe in the power of technology and business.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    8. 8. How different are we?<br />We bring about a new perspective to combating pollution – Sustainable Development<br />Which comes about by focusing on the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) for all public, private or social activities – Profit, People and Planet.<br />This gives new criteria in accountability for every activity carried out.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    9. 9. How different are we?<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Sustainable Development by focusing on the Triple Bottom Line (TBL)<br />Enabling profitable ventures and improving companies’ bottom line<br />Helping the student community and society at large<br />GSTS<br />Ensuring environmental protection<br />
    10. 10. Some of our proposed activities #1<br />Presentations by Research Department and Consultation Department fortnightly.<br />One group from each department will present once in a semester for a total of six times.<br />On the fourteenth week, a wrap-up session will be conducted where every group will present for an audience, which may include business leaders, professors and MiE students, among others.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    11. 11. Example presentation titles(consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    12. 12. Example presentation titles(consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    13. 13. Example presentation titles(consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    14. 14. Example presentation titles (Research)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    15. 15. Example presentation titles (Research)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    16. 16. Some of our proposed activities #2<br />Sourcing for Ad-Hoc Projects for both departments.<br />From professors, project managers, SMEs, large corporations, banks, etc.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    17. 17. Example Ad-Hoc projects (Research)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    18. 18. Example Ad-Hoc projects (Consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Green<br />E.g. Survey on Green Conscious buyer’s behavior<br />
    19. 19. Example Ad-Hoc projects (Consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    20. 20. Example Ad-Hoc projects (Consultation)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Global Demand For Oil<br />Source: Euromonitor, Global Market Information Database (GMID)<br />
    21. 21. Some of our proposed activities #3<br />Organizing Talks, Conferences and Forums for Industrial Research Groups (e.g. Bosch R&D), Business Leaders, University Professors and Students (both undergraduates or graduates).<br />Topics will focus on mainly green technologies and their integration with business practices.<br />Since cost factors are always the point of friction between green technologies and business, Cost-Benefit analysis can be recommended or carried out by our Consultancy Department.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    22. 22. Example Conference Topics (for all key players)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Value Chain analysis and opportunities for Green Technology integration<br />+ Cost-Benefit Analysis ($$ versus Time Aspect)<br />
    23. 23. Example Conference Topics (for all key players)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />“Green” Opportunity<br />“Green” Opportunity<br />“Green” Opportunity<br />Value Chain analysis and opportunities for Green Technology integration<br />+ Cost-Benefit Analysis ($$ versus Time Aspect)<br />
    24. 24. Example Conference Topics (for students exclusively)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />What are some of the Green Jobs out there??<br />Information unavailable<br />Information unavailable<br />
    25. 25. Example Conference Topics (for students exclusively)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />What are some of the Green Jobs out there??<br />Information unavailable<br />Information unavailable<br />
    26. 26. Example Conference Topics (for students exclusively)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />How to obtain these green jobs??<br />
    27. 27. Example Conference Topics (for students exclusively)<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />How to obtain these green jobs??<br />
    28. 28. Some of our proposed activities #4<br />Establishing and maintaining an Internet Database and Forum via a website to interconnect members and market GSTS’s operations.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    29. 29. Proposed Website Model<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    30. 30. Proposed Website System<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    31. 31. Some of our proposed activities #5<br />Establishing Internship Programs, Job Attachments and Employment Opportunities.<br />E.g. Tan Shu Fang, an NTU/SPMS/CBC final year student who will be graduating in July 2010, was recruited as an Eco Product-Engineer for Dou Yee International Pte Ltd for her contribution to GSTS’s research SOP.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    32. 32. E.g. Employment Opportunities<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    33. 33. E.g. Industry Immersion Program<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    34. 34. Resources Needed<br />Finding permanent sponsors, e.g. Dou Yee International Pte Ltd, EDB, SPRING Singapore, Shell, etc.<br />Short-term sponsorship from organizations and the school.<br />Membership pool of 20 committee and subcommittee members, plus 60 executive members. <br />Website and server for storing in and access to databases, managed by our own IT guys.<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />
    35. 35. Resources Needed<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Short-term sponsorship from organizations and the school.<br />
    36. 36. Future Directions<br />Mission<br />Core Activities<br />Future Directions<br />About Us<br />Resources<br />Registering GSTS with the Registrar of Societies and conducting external outreach programs outside of NTU – To Junior Colleges, Polytechnics, Secondary Schools and the general public.<br />Advisory positions by graduated members (Recruited again as Senior Members after they have graduated)<br />Engaging the media for publicity and awareness.<br />GSTS hopes to be the leading society in Green Technologies and Business Practices in the future that educates and engage youths to be young entrepreneurs and technology advocates. We want to provide youths with access to these information for a nominal fee. GSTS will be exclusively headquartered in NTU.<br />
    37. 37. Final Note<br />We are not a business, but a student-run society.<br />We believe that the best way for students to learn is through external interactions and experience.<br />We work towards a greener future with NTU, spearheading the way through technology and business – the focus for NTU as a technological university.<br />
    38. 38. GSTS: Frontrunners of Green Solutions!<br />-Thank you!-<br />

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