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Customer Avatar Example: What are Vancouver Cultural Creatives and Changemakers? Ray and Anderson created a questionnaire to identify “Cultural Creatives” in Western society. Below are characteristics of a “Cultural Creative”.
Agreement with 10 or more indicates status as a “Cultural Creative”. 25% of the adult population is a Cultural Creative. That’s 125 million people in the USA, Canada, UK and Australia!
- Love of nature and deep caring about its preservation, and its natural balance.
- Strong awareness of the planet-wide issues like climate change and poverty and a desire to see more action on them being active themselves
- Willingness to pay higher taxes or spend more money for goods if that money went to improving the environment
- Emphasize the importance of developing and maintaining relationships
- Emphasize the importance of helping others and developing their unique gifts
- Volunteer with one or more good causes
- Intense interest in spiritual and psychological development (personal growth)
- See spirituality as an important aspect of life, but worry about religious fundamentalism
- Desire equality for women and men in business, life and politics
- Concern and support of the well-being of all women and children
- Support spending more money on education, community development programs, and the support of a more ecologically sustainable future
- Unhappy with the left and right in politics
- Optimism towards the future
- Involved in creating a new and better way of life
- Concerned with big business and the means they use to generate profits, including destroying the environment and exploiting poorer countries
- Unlikely to overspend or be heavily in debt
- Dislike the emphasis of modern cultures on “making it” and “success”, on consuming and making money
- Like people, places and things that are different or exotic
There is a demand for products of equal quality that are virtuous. Included in the cultural creative demographic are consumers of New Age goods and services:
- Organic and locally grown food
- Organic and natural personal care products
- Hybrid and electric cars, as well as city bicycles
- Green and sustainable building
- Sustainable or ecotourism
- Energy efficient electronics/appliances
- Socially responsible investing
- Natural household products (paper goods and cleaning products)
- Complementary, alternative and preventive medicine (Naturopathy, Chinese medicine, etc.)
- Fair trade products
- Literature in the mind/body/soul, holistic health and New Age genres
Aligned with Vancouver’s Green Economy of Seven Sub-sectors:
- Local food (Vancouver food strategy to reduce carbon footprint with fresher foods)
- Green building design and construction
- Clean technology, alternative energy and green building products
- Green infrastructure, transportation and planning
- Sustainability services and education
- Land and water remediation and environmental consulting
- Materials management and recycling
As the third greenest City in 2017, Vancouver has a goal to become Greenest City 2020.