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THIS REPORT HAS BEEN PRODUCED WITH THE COLLABORATION OF THIS REPORT WAS SUPPORTED BY RECYCLED CONSUMPTION OVERLOAD In the mid-1980s, humanity began consuming more than the planet naturally had to offer and has been consuming above the necessary one-planet level ever since. Predictions for the year 2050 suggest that, if we carry on like this, we will need two planets to maintain our consumption patterns. Currently the world average for the Ecological Footprint is 2.7 global hectares per person while the available biocapacity for each human being is only 1.8 global hectares. MOBILISATION ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT If everyone in the world consumed the way São Paulo state people do, almost two planets would be needed to sustain their lifestyles. If they consumed like people in the capital city of São Paulo do, then almost two and a half planets would be needed. ® “WWF” is a registered trade mark of the WWF Network WWF Brasil, SHIS EQ. QL 6/8 Conjunto “E” 71620-430, Brasília-DF — Tel. +55 61 3364-7400 WWF.ORG © 1986 WWF Panda Symbol REPORT BR 2012 The Ecological Footprint of São Paulo - State and Capital BR Why we are here To halt environmental degradation on the Planet and construct a future where human beings live in harmony with Nature. The footprint calculation is a tool to improve public administration, and mobilise the general public to review its consumer habits and choose more sustainable products, while at the same time establishing a dialogue with businessman, encouraging them to improve their production chains. THE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT OF SÃO PAULO - STATE AND CAPITAL AND THE FOOTPRINT FAMILY THE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT OF SÃO PAULO BIOCAPACITY X THE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT OF SÃO PAULO - STATE AND CAPITAL AND THE FOOTPRINT FAMILY 100% and the Footprint Family

Sao Paulo Ecological Footprint 2012

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