PURPOSE OF THIS WEBSITE
To explain the Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) approach
To make it easy for people in any city to try aspects of the BEC approach
BIOSHERE ECO-CITY MISSION
To move cities towards sustainability, quickly and effectively
To engage people to create a culture of sustainability, that will motivate key sectors of society and will complement other initiatives.
WHY THE NAME BIOSPHERE ECO-CITY?
The “Biosphere” is the collection of all life on Earth. The word “Eco-City” refers to a global movement for sustainable cities. Together they symbolize the goal of sustainability that will protect the Biosphere.
WHY TRY THE BIOSPHERE ECO-CITY APPROACH?
BEC is a simple, flexible and affordable approach to bring sustainability to cities world over. It has been tested for over 10 years and achieved sustainability goals at a low cost.
HOW A BIOSPHERE ECO-CITY WORKS
BEC divides sustainability into 10 Themes that make it easier to understand, and bring people together on common areas of interest.
BEC uses Tools to engage people and organizations in activities for sustainability.
BEC also applies Processes of Science, Education, Communication and Culture, to make projects more successful.
For details, see the BEC model