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Discussion on why sustainability efforts should be maintained through the economic downturn.

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  • 1. Dont Stop Now! August Mack Environmental August 2009

2. Dont Stop Now!

  • Do Less with More
  • Change the Status Quo
  • Increased Consumer Awareness & Demand
  • Government Influence
  • Three Rs

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 3. Do Less with More

  • Avoid short term fixes to long term issues
  • Maximize inputs
  • Minimize outputs
  • Remove inefficiencies

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 4. Change the Status Quo

  • Carpe Diem
    • Strategic vs. Tactical Sustainability

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 5. Change the Status Quo

  • Short term sacrifice can lead to long term survival
  • Buck the trends

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 6. Change the Status Quo

  • Get out of the silo

August Mack Environmental, Inc. Economy Environment Society 7. Change the Status Quo

  • What do you want to be know for, this?

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 8. Change the Status Quo

  • Or this?

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 9. Increased Consumer Savvy

  • Demand more
  • Expectations based on name recognition

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 10. Increased Consumer Savvy

  • Demanding corporate transparency

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 11. Increased Consumer Savvy

  • Purchasing shifts
  • Consumer product requirements

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 12. Government Influence

  • The Carrot:
  • $3 billion to Renewable Energy Developers
  • $20 million to a Green Jobs program
  • $1.1 billion to water related projects

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 13. Government Influence

  • The Stick:
  • American Clean Energy & Security Act
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Water Usage
  • E.U. Cap & Trade

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 14. Three Rs

  • Risk
  • Financial
  • Supply chain
  • Partnerships

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 15. Three Rs

  • Reputation:
  • Finish what you start

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 16. Three Rs

  • Reputation
    • Which is more accurate?

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 17. Three Rs

  • Relevancy
    • Adapt
    • Give them what they want
    • Maintain market presences

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 18. Dont Stop Now!

  • Do Less with More
  • Change the Status Quo
  • Increased Consumer Awareness & Demand
  • Government Influence
  • Three Rs

August Mack Environmental, Inc. 19. Questions

  • Dave Rice
  • [email_address]
  • 614-798-9922
  • www.augustmack.com

August Mack Environmental, Inc.