Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership

March 29, 2008

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Presentation • Who we are • What is Web 2.0 and why bother • Examples • Hub for school transportation emissions reduction resources • myPassion4action engagement and action solutions

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Who we are  

• A developer of interactive environmental sustainability tools and programs to educate, engage and inspire the general public, employees and classrooms • A social enterprise based in Surrey, B.C. • Founded in 2002

 

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

What are we doing
A Greenhouse gas calculator, reduction planner, and pledge display resource
Ontario Ministry of Environment

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

What are we doing
A Web 2.0 based energy efficiency and climate change school campaign resource centre
NE US school districts on behalf of Honeywell Energy Systems

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

What are we doing
Energy efficiency education tools and lesson material
Pembina Institute’s Green Learning Eneraction

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

What is Web 2.0 …. And why bother? • Web 2.0 = User generated content • Contribute content in a multitude of dynamic ways • Technology has not advanced as much as how we use it • TIME Magazine – 2006 Person of the year –YOU

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

WEB 2.0 Tool box examples: • Discussion/Posting Forums • Google search capability • Facebook • Blogs • You Tube/ Quantum Shift TV • Flicker – photo bucket • Second Life • Wiki • API Google Mash-ups • RSS Feeds

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

How can a school district use these tools to accomplish sustainability goals? • Support and build a community of practice • Intersperse a variety of mediums to relay information • Catalyst to evolve ideas into action • Enhance the ability for collaboration on issues – leading to action • Showcase progress and document developments and milestones through a medium that fosters community participation • Acknowledging collective narratives

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Hub for the Action on School Transportations Emissions (HASTE)
  Goal Reduce GHG and air particulate emissions generated from School-related travel by engaging existing and new groups to enhance and initiate programs that assist parents and students to make climate-friendly transportation choices daily.

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Hub for the Action on School Transportations Emissions (HASTE)
  Objectives • To develop and implement a province-wide program for existing and future school transportation initiatives •To create a centre of excellence for collaboration, cataloguing and accessing best practices, partnerships, guidance, support and resources •To assist school districts, schools, teachers, students, parents, and program delivery partners (NGO’s) with implementation structures they can adapt, integrate or implement •To offer tools to measure emissions avoided that enhance existing and future program evaluation and reporting with quantitative emissions data
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Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

HASTE web resource centre (web 2.0)
  A centre of excellence • Partnership facilitation • Incentive funding • Workshops • Promotion •Web 2.0 resource •Resources •Funding sources •Delivery partner (NGO’s, municipalities) directory • How to develop a school campaign or classroom program strategy •Personal to and from school emissions calculator (Flash) •Transportation emissions survey and results tracking (online or batch entry) •Program showcase ( Google Map based Mashup) •Online forum •Related new feeds •Ask an expert resource CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

STE web resource centre (web 2.0) sample element mockups

dent emissions calculator

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

STE web resource centre (web 2.0) sample element mockups

dent emissions calculator

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

STE web resource centre (web 2.0) sample element mockups

dent emissions calculator

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

STE web resource centre (web 2.0) sample element mockups

gram initiative Showcase

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

STE web resource centre (web 2.0) sample element mockups

gram initiative Showcase

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Status
  Finalize design - March Prototype build – April/May Pilot calculator/emissions survey May Launch – August Pilot organizations, schools, classrooms, environment clubs, PAC’s needed!

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

myPassion4action engagement and action solutions
Engagement Tools
• • • • • • • Online forums News Opinion Polls Bulletin boards Calendar of Events Myth Buster videos Sustainability videos

Education resources
• • • • Calculators Results tracking database Campaign initiatives Curriculum development

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

myPassion4action engagement and action solutions
Initiative Showcase Mashup

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

myPassion4action engagement and action solutions
Initiative Showcase Mashup

CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS

Beyond the Status Quo: Tools for Progressive Leadership
March 29, 2008

Thank you. Questions?

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