On May 30, PMCG partook in the Local Economic Development Forum XIII, where the importance and investment prospects of green technologies were highlighted. The event focused on sustainable development, and explored green initiatives, smart technologies, and business-friendly practices.
Zviad Kharebava, Infrastructure Development Director at PMCG, delivered a presentation during the session on fiscal policy. Its primary emphasis was on access to financial resources and investment opportunities.
Harnessing the Power of Green Technologies
Kharebava underscored the importance of green technologies in mitigating environmental challenges. He highlighted how these play a crucial role in reducing harmful emissions, minimizing adverse environmental impacts, and achieving climate goals. Moreover, he emphasized the role of such technologies in promoting energy security, energy independence, and fostering economic growth. Ultimately, communities and businesses, he claimed, can embrace sustainable practices while reaping the benefits of being cleaner and greener.
He also focused on the topics of household waste treatment technologies and energy storage batteries.
“Green technologies are at the forefront of addressing environmental challenges and promoting a sustainable future. By reducing emissions and minimizing negative impacts on the environment, we can achieve our climate goals. Embracing green technologies also leads to energy security, economic growth, and a more resilient society,”said Kharebava.
PMCG’s Commitment to Sustainability
PMCG is committed to furthering collective efforts to realize a greener and more prosperous world.
Caring for the environment is essential in providing better living standards for the whole population. Meanwhile, environmental pollution and climate change are well-known global problems being tackled worldwide, and we endeavor to play our part effectively.
Accordingly, we work closely with international organizations, national authorities, and affected communities. Furthermore, we ensure that activities achieved desired results, meeting international standards, national strategic goals, and local needs.
Environment Policy Advisory Team
Environment Policy Advisory Team
Dr. Kharebava is Business Sector Consulting Director at PMCG. Benefiting from 15 years of impressive experience, he plays crucial role by expanding the company’s business sector portfolio. He joined the company in 2013 and has since brought valuable partners to PMCG through supporting key clients in infrastructural, hydro power and agricultural projects by providing plans of business development, fundraising and investment.
His vast expertise in this field allows him to coordinate mergers and acquisitions, market entry and strategic development processes at a high level.
He previously held the position of General Director at Sakhydroenergomsheni Inc. supervising rehabilitation works on Enguri Georgia’s largest hydro power plant, funded by EBRD. Dr. Kharebava also managed the construction and rehabilitation works of water supply and gas pipeline systems, as well as riverbank fortification and tunnels. As CEO at Kala Capital LTD, he was identifying investment opportunities in real estate, energy and financial sector development, negotiating with equity partners and financial institutions to obtain investment for project implementation.
Away from the private sector, Dr. Kharebava has gained important experience in the public sector. As Advisor to Prime Minister of Georgia on Economic Issues he worked with the relevant ministries on developing economic reforms focused on business environment development in Georgia. Consequently, and after overseeing the privatization process, the World Bank reports on “Doing Business” named Georgia as the fastest reforming country in the world.
Dr. Kharebava gathered in-depth knowledge and experience of simplifying licensing procedures, standardization and certification regulation and in coordinating the Poverty Reduction Program in Georgia during his time serving in the position of Director of Economic Policy Departments at the Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia (MoED).
His academic background is similarly impressive. Dr. Kharebava holds a BS and MS in Applied Mathematics from Georgian Technical University (Tbilisi, Georgia), is an Aspirant from A. Razmadze Mathematics Institute of the Georgian Academy of Sciences (Tbilisi, Georgia), and has earned an ME and PhD from North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC, USA). He is the author of six publications and has won numerous international grants and awards.