R&S Quantum invited to attend the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018

R&S Quantum invited to Vienna to attend the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018

R&S Quantum works in the field of innovative solutions. One of our focus areas is environmental and resource efficient issues as part of a larger effort of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The company’s areas of activity are related to such SDGs as “responsible consumption”, “preservation of ecosystems”, “clean water” among others. For us, chemical leasing has become another[…]

Latest IEA and OECD reports paint a shaky global picture of energy efficiency and primary resource management for decades to come

The latest International Energy Agency report on energy efficiency sets out a vision for 2040 with 60% more building space and 20% more people, and double global GDP while using only marginally more energy than today and cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 12%. Whereas, the handling of materials will make up to 50 gigatonnes of carbon[…]

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Out of 212 private equity firms investing in 27 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, 27 fund education, 26 energy projects

212 private equity firms with 298 offices are physically based across 27 sub-Saharan African countries, according to consultancy Asoko Insight and Africa Capital Digest, a research firm. Among them, 10 largest firms, defined by funds under management, have over $1 billion each. They are: Actis African Capital Alliance African Infrastructure Investment Managers Brait Development Partners International[…]

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2 H 2018. Here’s what trends in Energy, Ecology, Skills and Finance discussions globally

ENERGY Increasing Resilience in Energy Systems: E-mobility, decentralized generation and outdated infrastructure are putting unprecedented pressure on energy systems, while increased connectivity and complexity are raising the exposure to cyberattacks and cascade failure. International Energy Agency’s The Future of Petrochemicals: The Future of Petrochemicals: Towards a more Sustainable Supply of Plastics and Fertilizers. This new report[…]

World’s multilateral development banks are still to set clear energy access targets, and collectively track energy access finance and its outcomes

1 bn people around the world lack access to electricity, and some 3 bn still rely on polluting solid fuels — like wood or charcoal — for cooking. The International Energy Agency maintains that, to achieve universal electricity access by 2030, off-grid and mini-grid solutions would have to account for over 2/3 of additional electricity supply investment. World’s multilateral[…]