Britain’s most successful megaprojects

Jim McClelland for Ractonteur, published in The Sunday Times.

“Just last month, the London-based Ecological Sequestration Trust signed a collaboration agreement to deliver inclusive resilient growth for the people of Mongolia. Moving from big projects to big-picture sustainability, the trust has developed resilience.io, an open-source, cloud-based regional platform, which gathers satellite and Earth observation, open-government and crowd-sourced economic, social and environmental data together in one place, in an understandable visual format.

Collaboration agreement to deliver inclusive resilient growth signing with the City of Ulaanbaatar

03/07/2015, London – Mayor and Governor of Ulaanbaatar, Bat-Üül Erdene and Professor Peter Head CBE, Founder and Chief Executive of The Trust sign a Memorandum of Understanding, in the presence of Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg of Mongolia, to work in partnership delivering smart, resilient and sustainable development for the people of Mongolia.

The Trust, a UK charity, has been working in Ulaanbaatar since December 2013 supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) British Embassy of Mongolia and Future Earth Ltd to create an integrated, urban-rural, systems data platform called resilience.io. This tool will enable cities to plan and evaluate the business case for investment in projects that bring improved human wellbeing, resource efficiency, clean energy and renewable technologies which restore ecological and freshwater systems and secure the production of safe food.

“UK support for the pioneering work of the Trust in Mongolia coincides with a number of climate change events.”

Building on the successful implementation of the feasibility study ‘Supporting Resilient High Quality Growth in Mongolia’ conducted earlier this year, the British Embassy is supporting The Trust in its deployment of INUA Radar Screening Methodology in Mongolia which will enhance both the strategic planning capacity and capability of Mongolian leaders to deliver smart sustainable objectives, especially for the city of Ulaanbaatar…

Finding a resilient development path for Mongolia – News articles – GOV.UK

UK Government news on our successful workshop last month.

The Trust, with support from the British embassy, delivered a successful workshop on 20 March 2014. The event attracted support from key Government ministers, the Science and research community, UN agencies and banks including Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Mongolian civil society…