4 What does a sustainable world look like? How can we realize it? Vision 2050: Key questionsWhat does a sustainable world look like?How can we realize it?What are the roles business can play in ensuring more rapid progress toward that world?
5 Nine billion people living well within the limits of the planet Vision 2050Nine billion people living well within the limits of the planet
6 Vision 2050: Platform for dialogue Vision2050 provides a comprehensible and engaging platform for:Identifying the gap between today and 2050Developing transformation pathways and highlighting areas for actionClarifying the business roleQuantifying market potentialIdentifying next steps
7 Vision 2050: outcomesA recognition of the need for radical change to make Vision 2050 a reality.Nine key sectoral pathways that lead to the vision.Significant opportunities identified for business.Business is the key provider of the transformational solutions required to reach Vision 2050.
10 Vision 2050 Action2020 From Vision 2050 to Action2020 Long-term vision Pathways for transformation of societyQualitative approachAction2020Short-term actionMust-Haves grounded in scienceImplementation of business solutionsActions by companies and enablers of scaleQuantitative metrics and monitoring process
11 Action2020 Sets the Foundation for Transformational Change Providing a global platform for delivering business solutions at scale.Driving transformation toward Vision while addressing urgent planetary and societal challenges.Supporting action agenda aligned with the strategic drivers and priorities of business.
18 Current Priority Areas 123Climate changeNutrients elementsEcosystems456Harmful substancesFreshwaterBasic needs and rights7Skills and employment8Sustainable lifestyles9FoodInformed by Stockholm Resilience Centre-led scientific consultationInformed by work of international organizations, research organizations and the Action2020 Project Team
20 Action2020 will unfold in 4 Phases over 2013 Phase 4Istanbul CMProject SynthesisPhase 3Develop Measurement FrameworkPhase 2Defining Societal Must-Haves and Developing Business SolutionsPhase 1Agreeing on Science Priorities/ /MarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov ……
21 Phase 1: Agreeing Science Priorities Solicit input from:Action2020SocietalMust-HavesNatural ScienceSocial Science& key international conventionsAction 2020Priority Areas
22 Phase 2: Defining Societal Must-Haves and Developing Business Solutions Project Co-chairs to agree final set of Societal Must-HavesActions by companiesProject members select working group for each Priority AreaBusiness SolutionsEnablers of scaleInput by WBCSD sector projects, Regional Networkand others
23 Action2020 Working Groups: Deliverables 1. Societal Must Have2. Business Role Statement3. Business Solutions Portfolio4. Synthesis and Implementation Plan
24 Business Solution Portfolio DELIVERED AT SCALEKey solutionExisting solution setTransformational new solution for 2020Key solution cluster(s)……….
25 Project Status & Implementation Challenges Defining/agreeing Must HavesManaging the Business Solutions PortfolioAdditionalityInterdependenciesRe-aligning with Vision 2050
27 Global platform for transformational business action on sustainable development
28 Realizing the opportunity Science-based Priority AreasAgreement on Societal Must-HavesBusiness solutions that drive transformational actionCompany leadership & engagement in global agenda for solution implementation and advocacyBuy-in and engagement from key ‘external’ stakeholders
29 Policy engagement and action will be critical to success Implementation of Action 2020, at scale, depends on supporting public policies that are developed and implemented in relation to applicable working group business solutions. Leveraging governments, international organizations & multilateral forums will further enable applicable business solutions to create considerable impact and influence.
36 Key Action2020 Terminology Defined Priority AreasSocietal Must-HavesBusiness SolutionsPlanetary & Societal Priorities for 2020 informed by the scientific community and other international experts.Goals that must be met by 2020 to achieve Vision They are:Informed by scienceOutcome-basedMeasurableActionable by businessInspiringActions led by business to achieve one or more 2020 Must-Have(s), that are:Scalable: Can be implemented at scale and adapted locally.Measurable: Progress and impact are measurable.Beyond Business-as-Usual. Delivers quantifiable progress beyond business-as-usual
37 Phase 1: Agreeing Science Priorities Solicit input from:Action2020SocietalMust-HavesNatural ScienceSocial Science& key international conventionsAction 2020Priority Areas
38 Phase 3: Develop Measurement Framework Develop framework for measuring the progress against the Must-Haves and the impact of solutionsDevelop process to mobilize regional networks and an implementation planLaunch of the Framework for Action in IstanbulDevelop process for monitoring actions at company/Sector/value chain level
39 Objectives of Action2020Set the sustainable business agenda for the decade and share it with the global business community as a platform for ambitious joint action (SDGs).Allow companies and sectors to develop and engage in transformational business action for sustainable development.Help businesses understand the scientific, social, and economic needs of the planet and develop business solutions to address them.Become the priority-setting framework for the WBCSD and WRI corporate engagement.
40 Action2020 Architecture – Illustrative Example Vision 2050FreshwaterFreshwater use by municipal, industrial, and agricultural users is in balance with renewable supplies and ecosystem requirements.Priority AreasReplenish water consumption (return to communities and nature an amount of water equal to what you consume)Societal Must-Haves (2020 Goal)Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard CertificationWastewater treatment & recyclingBusiness Solutions Technologies, Practices, New Business Models, Standards/CertificationsMeasurement/ Reporting Tracking/VerificationReplenish X% of consumed water by 2020Actions & Commitments by CompaniesEnablers of ScaleWater pricingPolicy & Institutional RequirementsMeet AWS Gold or Platinum levels by 2020CompanySectorValue ChainFinancing &InvestmentPartnership & CollaborationPublic investment in water infrastructureRecycle 100% of produced wastewater by 202040
41 Ecosystem Degradation Policy platforms & outlets for business solutions (e.g. Natural Capital)Natural Capital Priority AreasUNFCCC COPUN Climate Leadership SummitIPCC AR5WEF Annual MeetingUN System- MDG/SDGs- UNEP- UNSG officeOECDWTOEU InstitutionsGreen Growth- 3GF- GGGI- GGKPWEFGovernments- China (CCICED)- US- India- France- Korea- Turkey- Australia- Engagement of RNClimate ChangeRelease of NutrientsEcosystem DegradationHarmful SubstancesFresh WaterUNCBDUNCDP COPsUNCBDTEEBWorld Conservation CongressWAVESSAICMICCAOECDWorld Water ForumStockholm Water Week
42 Communications Deliverables communicated on Microsite Initiative summary (short publication, PPT, infographics)Messages to key stakeholders (multi-media, incl. videos)Societal Must HavesBusiness SolutionsCompany engagement and actionVideo messages from Action2020 CEOsExecutive Briefs and other core documentsMeasurement frameworkHow businesses/non-businesses can join/support Action2020.