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Brunel University week 26 Mg 3113 2015

Week 26 Community action for sustainable consumption and production Peter Klein Cran & Matten pages 376-381 Contact: amackenzie@educatedc.com

Educated Change Ltd

on 14 February 2015

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Transcript of Brunel University week 26 Mg 3113 2015

System innovation for sustainability
work design that recognizes the interaction between people and technology in workplaces
Solor, wind, coral

The role of businesss in global challenges of environmental sustainability
Technology, inovation and design
Resource productivity and efficency
Life cycle assessment
Closed loop production
Sustainable production

Switch to renewable energy
Better use of water
Alternative energy
Stop the damage
New market opportunities
Ethical marketing
Responsible management
Change in management organisation and thought
Re-engineer products to be reuseable
Change in packaging
Life cycle assessment
Treated dumping of waste
Use of biodegradable material
Set targets to reduce emissions e.g. M&S' plan B
Sustainable plans & measurement of the plan
Introcuce awareness campaigns
Think about what the
govenment is doing
Follow me @opencarbon

You want an extra study class?
Get a message with my name
Re-tweeted 100 times
What did you learn?
Break into groups of 4
Make a list of things universities
can do to to improve their sustainability
Group 1: importance of the tripple bottom line . People, profit and planet

Universities can become more sustainable. e.g. recycling, lights, making buildings more sustainable

Measuring sustainability: Measure what you do,time that your spending.

Transparency of information : reporting of that information

Plans for the future: targets for the future, setting goals.

Group 2: The small changes of sustainability : improving the light system, e.g. automatic lighting. Small changes make big changes and there is a financial impact for every change

Figures: understand figures. what is behind the big numbers and how do you compare it

Cost savings: you can do these things and generate money and bring it back for more good

Group 3: Funding: if you don't have the money there is places where you can get money. e.g. Government , loans . If they don't get funding it wont happen.

Group 4: Financial implications: changes in fiscal and tax regimes to internalized environment and social costs.

turning heat off in library - regulate
motion sensor lighting
greener suppliers conscious of logistics
locally sourced ingredients of food
rain water harvesting plant
solar panels
league table of sustainable universities
educating from a young age
double glazing
reusable carpets
'bring your own mugs'
substitute for ID cards - thumb print
automating electrical equipment
incentives for students - discounts
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