Port Metro Vancouver
Strategy & Scenario Planning | Multi-stakeholder Collaboration
Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) is Canada’s largest port and gateway to Asia— a major employer and essential to Canada’s future competitiveness. At the same time, PMV is situated within the Vancouver Lower Mainland, which is globally recognized for its livability and sustainability focus.
In 2010, PMV worked with Adaptive Edge to launch Port 2050. Guided by the question—“what is good growth? — Porto 2050 was designed to reconcile multiple perspectives at the local level while integrating a sophisticated understanding of industry and global trends, including: shifting global trade routes; climate change; new consumption and production patterns; and potential game-changers in transportation, shipping technologies and supply chains.
Port 2050’ goal was to create a shared long-term vision of the Port’s future with PMV’s diverse stakeholders. In addition, PMV wanted to enhance its own foresight and adaptive long-term planning capacity to better match the more dynamic and complex business environment.
After an initial scoping process, Port 2050 included the following steps, over the course of 2010-2011:
See Final Scenario Report (64MB)
See press coverage