2019 Climate change mitigation, energy mix and organic agriculture trends

The world needs to commit to a virtual target of 1.4C warming above pre-industrial levels to achieve a 2C goal. Concentrations of CO2 are now 46% greater than the levels in the atmosphere before the industrial revolution. According to UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world needs to spend US$2.4 trillion every year until 2035 to[…]

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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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ENERGY Increasing Resilience in Energy Systems: E-mobility, decentralized generation and outdated infrastructure are putting unprecedented pressure on energy systems, while increased connectivity and complexity are raising the exposure to cyberattacks and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[…]

R&S Quantum CEO Oleh Martychenko (in the middle) and Business Development Executive Svitlana Shchegel (second from the right) with Sergey Medvedev, Social Innovation Berlin (right) and Christian Heymann, SpeiseGut - Community Supported Agriculture (second from the left) with his Berlin-based assistant (left)

R&S Quantum took part in the Ideas Festival and Sustainable Development Lab in Odessa

During the summertime, R&S Quantum Team took active part in the international events to share our experience, present technologies and develop new partnerships. We would like to express special thanks the Ideas Festival organizers: Impact Hub Odessa and The Aspen Institute Kyiv for the great networking opportunities. The festival united the efforts of experts and leaders[…]

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R&S Quantum to to raise awareness about the chemical leasing concept in Ukraine

On May 17,  R&S Quantum held a joint meeting with our partner Resource-Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre (RECP Centre) and Vojislavka Satric, a Serbian chemical leasing expert. Volodymyr Khaustov of the Institute for Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Serhiy Yakovenkov of the Federation of Ecological Safety were also present at the meeting. The[…]