Founding Year: 1994



Gunther Pauli (Founder)

Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives “global network of creative minds” seeks solutions to world challenges, viewing “waste as a resource and seeking solutions using nature’s design principles as inspiration.” It also “seeks sustainable solutions for society, from unreached communities to corporations inspired by nature’s design principles and based on what is locally available.”


  • Pigs
  • Beer
  • Carrots
  • Coffee
  • Tea & Rhinos
  • Diapers
  • Forest
  • Bamboo
  • Stone Paper


ZERI contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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