On October 10-11, the International Renewable Energy Organization (IREO) in cooperation with the United Kingdom based,Humanitad international NGO, chose Mongolia as the very first Flagship Pilot Nation for their newly launched, Exemplar-Zero Initiative— carbon-zero, sustainable development global initiative. Mongolia was announced as the Flagship Pilot Nation during the official
inauguration of the E-Z Initiative, in New York.
Among the participants were: Mr. Sasha Stone, Humanitad Founder and IREO Director General; Mr. Robson Mello, IREO Secretary General; Dr. David E. Martin, Chairperson of the Economic Innovations Committee of IREO and CEO of M-CAM, Mr. Tsagaan, Senior Advisor to the President of Mongolia, Ms. Enkhtsetseg Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations, and others.
The initiates of the Exemplar-Zero Initiative assures the just and moral business principle under which the initiative would be implemented.More specifically, through technological investments in domestic business, science and research centers, and institutions, as well as by issuing license as a way of improving Mongolia’s technological competitiveness, the initiative would play a significant role in Mongolia’s effort for achieving sustainable development.
The Exemplar-Zero Initiative is supported by the private sector; where the objectives of the initiatives cover a number of clean and sustainable development methods in various areas. The E-Z
Initiative aims to achieve improvements in:
- A drastic mitigation of carbon dioxide
emission to the point of zero;
- better usage of surface water;
- Water purifying and recycling;
- Installing in various production process new
technologies that require as less water as
- Finding and implementing an optimum heat
and power resource in rural areas;
- Increasing the participation of domestic
sectors in production and mining development
Moreover, in order to decrease the environmental-damage done by mining industries,plans include importing and effectively utilizing the most advanced technology in copper, gold and uranium development while using the latest transportation and logistic equipments as a way of decreasing air-pollution caused by old and worn-out machines.