Don’t be afraid of change. Think out of the box. There is always another way of doing, of thinking, of being . . .
Make it Fun, Make it Sustainable
Everything in life can be done whilst having fun; and sustainability is one of them!
Believe in Magic
Everything in life happens for a reason and learning is the key success factor.
Harness People's Power
Nothing is Impossible is when collective intelligence is unleashed.
Violence and armed conflict cost the world the equivalent of 9% of GDP in 2014.
There are 800 million undernourished people and 2 billion suffering from micronutrient deficiencies.
Income inequality in OECD countries is at its highest level for 30 years.
20 – 40 million people working in forms of modern slavery.
Median real wages have been stagnant in developed economies since the 1980s.
The cost of bribery is roughly 2% of global GDP.
“If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050 we would need 3 planets’ worth of resources to sustain our current lifestyle.” – United Nations
Human activity has already pushed the planet beyond 4 of its’ 9 safety boundaries; 1. climate change, 2. loss of biosphere integrity, 3. land-system change and 4. altered biogeochemical cycles.
Natural disasters triggered by climate change have doubled in frequency since the 1980s.
The cost of environmental damage could reach up to 18% of global economic output by 2050, from 3.1% (or US$2 trillion) in 2008.
Source: Business Sustainable Development Commission, 2017.
“50 – 75 tonnes is actual food waste, the majority of that being pre-customer waste.”
“23,500 tonnes of waste annually out of which 68% are landfill.”
“2 out of 6 tents left behind by Festival Goers.”
“Leveraging the potential to transform the festival’s supply chain, and influence society requires capacity in the field of Strategic Sustainable Development.” - Brooks, O’Halloran & Magnin, 2007
“90% think that festival organisers should be responsible for minimising the environmental impact of festivals.”
“45% would pay more for greener events.”
“Acoustic and Larmer Tree Festivals recycle ALL of the waste produced onsite; waste which isn’t recyclable gets turned into energy”.
“Way Out West reduced their ecological footprint by 40% by changing over from meat to a vegetarian menu.”
“Reading/Leeds Festival has cups that can be reused up to 100 times, while making a profit from people paying a deposit.”
Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.