1992Earth Summit Rio
Earth Charter International Costa Rica
Green Cross International Michael Gorbachev, Thor Heyerdahl
Goals for Sustainable Development (SDG)
1992/3/4Bjorn Heyerdahl Jnr
Develops Educational and Design Models for sustainable development to support the Biosphere Programme in Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa, Sustainability Strategy, community engagement, ecological education, systems design for water, energy, urban design, architecture, food security, hospitality, eco-tourism.
Develops education and leadership development programmes for Executive Development and Corporate Responsibility through ecologically and cultural sustainability programmes.
Launches the Midgard Expedition for research into integrated sustainable solutions for human settlements.
Exploration and model building on islands in Mozambique ‘Azure Lodge’ full integral model of sustainable habitation; including sustainability strategy, education, architecture, energy, water management, constructed wetlands, coastal rehabilitation, community engagement, coral reef recovery, fauna and flora restoration, food security, sustainable economic model, leadership development
Biosphere programme Kwa-Zulu Natal, Josini, Sustainability Strategy, biosphere and hospitality model, corporate education and leadership development with Bjorn Heyerdahl Snr.
Global speaking circuit, London, New York, Washington, Johannesburg, Maputo, Oslo, Geneva, Zurich; United Nations, New York and Geneva, 10th Anniversary for the Green Cross International, Zurich; Awards: Silver Medallion for ‘Outstanding contribution to the goals and principles of the intentions of the Green Cross International’ by Michael Gorbachev; Gold Medal at the United Nations in New York, the Lowel Thomas Award from the Explorers Club for his contribution to the future of scientific exploration into sustainable systems. with the Midgard Expedition.
Cradle of Humankind Biosphere Programme, Sustainability Strategy, and large scale constructed wetlands for cleaning sewer water from hospitality complex. UNESCO World Heritage Site - Archaeology.
Marikana, Lonmin Platinum Mines, Sustainability Strategy, Urban design for 5000 Houses, staff housing, economic centre, education centre, Agro-Ecology, food security, energy, water management, hospitality, soil rehabilitation, education and training in sustainable systems.
Magaliesburg World Heritage Biosphere Programme UNESCO Site - Biosphere
Okonjima Safari Park, Namibia. Sustainability Strategy, Full Biospheric design assignment.
Oliver’s House Orphanage, Sustainability Strategy, full sustainable farm development, permaculture, aquaculture, architecture, school, education programme, community engagement programme, food security programme, energy, water, waste.
Rand Water, South Africa, education programmes, constructed wetlands, floating wetlands for Hartbeespoort Dam, Vermiculture, water management through sustainable systems, model building, Earth Expo model wetlands construction and workshop development for youth and adult eduction.
Woolworths Agricultural model for sustainable, large scale commercial farming, Magaliesburg World Heritage Site.
Keynote Speaker ‘Anti-microbial Stewardship’ Merck Pharmaceuticals and International Society of Travel Medicine Johannesburg and Quebec City, Canada
Savage Construction and the Hawkins Group, Leeway Sustainable Eco Estate - 450 Houses, Sustainability Strategy, Full integral design and construct assignment, Water management, Renewable energy generation, architecture, infrastructure, Drainage, food security, ecology and environmental rehabilitation, Effective Micro-Organisms Solar Brewery, sustainable furnishings and fittings.
UAE Sharjah H.H. Rulers Office appointment to Lead Design of sustainable Safari Park in the Sharjah desert (800 hectares) including, Sustainability Strategy, Water Strategy, Energy Strategy, Waste Strategy, Agro-ecological Strategy, full engineering systems design for water management, storm water drainage, rain water harvesting, grey and black water treatment 13 million litres per day through constructed wetlands for irrigation, food production, animal husbandry, water holes, mud wallows with Jacobs CH2M. Design and supervision of biome creation for various African biomes to host large mammals including elephant, hippo, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, fish and birds, 3000 animals in total. Fodder production, food forest design, soil rehabilitation programme. Renewable energy strategy and solar farm design with Jacobs CH2M.
Silver Leaf Foundation appointment as lead consultant for sustainable systems design for large scale fish farm in the Western Cape, South Africa, desalination, permaculture design of fish farm, food production, urban design for 26 000 employees, renewable energy system design, waste and water management.
UAE Rus Al K Climate Park design for salty ground water rehabilitation program for the Ruler’s Palace 800 Hectares. Mangrove and wetland park, lakes, fish and prawn farm, food production, education and eco-tourism, fauna and flora park.
Costa Rica, UPEACE, Earth Charter, UNESCO, Global model of Integral, sustainable design, to fulfil United Nations SDG’s and a full functional expression of The Earth Charter’s principles and ethics.
Academic, Secular Community, Indigenous Community, Municipal, Regional Models of sustainable human settlement: Sustainability Strategy, Water Strategy, Energy Strategy, Waste Strategy, Agro-ecological Strategy, Biodiversity Strategy, Community Engagement Strategy, Sustainable Economic Strategy, Education and development Strategy - Academic, Youth (UNESCO Chair), Adult, and Skills programmes.
WITS University South Africa, School of Engineering
Academic and community model for township upliftment and development., Mining sector (mining SETA, Construction SETA) Scaleable community housing model development in Marikana and Alex Township; Sustainability Strategy, Water Strategy, Energy Strategy, Waste Strategy, Agro-ecological Strategy, full engineering systems design for water management, storm water drainage, rain water harvesting, grey and black water treatment through constructed wetlands for irrigation, urban food gardens, food production, animal husbandry and academic research. Design and supervision of biome creation for ecological rehabilitation, soil rehabilitation programme. Renewable energy strategy and solar farm design.