The global consensus for the 2030 Agenda is to guide worldwide development in an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable way.
It seeks to offer the decades-old promise that future generations may attain the prospects of a dignified life, though at a cost that pushes not, the well-being of the natural world out of the equation.
This entails formulating, developing and implementing numerous programs at the local, national and regional levels which would facilitate plans, programs and strategies towards building socio economic development, taking into account a balanced development of economics, social, and environmental considerations.
We will develop from the ground level such as packages which tailors to the needs of individual countries, corporate sectors, and other organizations.
Advisory services and consultancy on:
A) projects related to formulation of policies, strategies and programs on SD, science diplomacy & smart cities + communities at the local, national and regional levels
B) formulation, design & development on curriculum And courses on STI for SD; science advice for governments and best practices on science development for companies and corporations
C) projects on establishment of eco tourism, procurement & financing for SD, smart cities
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From 2010 to 2018, Professor Zakri was the Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia. From 2001 to 2005, Professor Zakri co-chaired the UN’s mega-study, “Millennium Ecosystem Assessment”. He is the founding Chair of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board. He sits on the Global Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). He has been appointed by the United Nations (UN) as the Co-Chairman of STI Advisory Board of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Recently, he has been appointed as the member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Scientific Advisory Board.
Previously for the past year, he was the Joint-Chair of Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT); Chair, Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corp (Bioeconomy Corp); Chair of the Board of Directors, University of Malaya and ProChancellor, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).
Zakri’s professional interests include crop science, biodiversity and science diplomacy. He has received numerous awards: Fulbright-Hays Fellowship (1981); Rotary Research Foundation Gold Medal Award (1999); ISSAAS Matsuda Award (2013); ASEAN Meritorious Service Award (2014); Zayed International Prize for the Environment (2014), the Academy of Science of South Africa Distinguished Visiting Scholar Award (2015) and Merdeka Award for the environment category (2015). He has also recently been awarded the Midori Price for Biodiversity Award (2018) for his contributions in biodiversity and sustainable development.
In Malaysia, he has been conferred rank of Senior Fellow by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia with the title of “Academician” (2015); Honorary Doctorate in Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (2013), Honorary Doctorate in Biotechnology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (2013) Honorary Doctorate in Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2015); Honorary Doctorate in Science, University of Nottingham (2015). Also, conferred with a Datukship (1991); Dato’ Sri (2012) and a ‘Tan Sri’ (2014).
In January 2017, the US-based “Biofuel Digest”, an influential industry magazine has hailed him as one of the “Top 100 Influential Persons in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2017”. In August 2017, he was awarded the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes, and the recipient of the 2017 Global Competitiveness Award, conferred by the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC).
Three species have been named after Zakri: a beetle (Paleosepharia zakrii), a cicada (Pomponia zakri
With expertise brought in from previous endeavors in the architectural field, Azmil brings into the fold with him the voice & insights contemporary as to current trends. His academic backgrounds, of which were spent studying in Japan, Canada & the UK guarantees an approach that are both holistic and relevant.
Prof Zakri has been contributing to the observation, analysis and evaluation of global biodiversity and ecosystem services in a career spanning more than four decades, promoting nature conservation and restoration, and contributing to the sustainability of the environment. He played an important role in raising awareness of biodiversity among global leaders.