Circular Economy Is a Window of Opportunity

According to a new report by Morgan Stanley’s Sustainability Equity Research team, new technology and increasing climate-based legislation around the world is creating new business opportunities based on the circular economy. As the New York based investment research firm stated, pioneering companies in a number of sectors were already shifting in that direction. “The advantages […]

How Start-Ups Can Make the Circular Economy Become Reality

As raw materials are scarce worldwide and are becoming increasingly expensive, companies that save resources or produce gently do not only contribute to a cleaner environment but actually have a real competitive advantage. The European Commission, which is currently working on the EU Circular Economy Action Plan, estimates that waste prevention, eco-design, reuse and similar […]

Canada: Investors Are Welcome

In Canada, there will be a new investment hub soon. In December last year, the Government of Canada informed that the country will dedicate 218 million Dollar over the next five years to increase investments that will create jobs and growth for the middle class. This unprecedented funding would support the creation of a new […]

Investment in Circular Economy in India Creates Benefits for All

A circular economy development path in India could create annual value of rupee 14 lakh crore (US-Dollar 218 billion) in 2030 and rupee 40 lakh crore (US-Dollar 624 billion) in 2050 compared with the current development scenario. By adopting circular economy approaches, businesses could achieve material cost savings and increase their profits by lowering virgin […]

Investment Plan for Europe

There are opportunities for investors in the EU and aboard: The Plan is intended to trigger 315 billion Euro in investment by 2018. It also applies to investments in the Circular Economy. The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) proposed the Investment Plan for Europe in November 2014 as an initiative to fight […]

Alternative Energy in Ukraine: New Opportunities for Potential Investors

The feed-in tariffs for electricity from renewable sources – including biomass – are the main attraction. Author: Igor Dykunskyy, LL.M., DLF attorneys-at-law Alternative energy sector in Ukraine is considered by many as one of the most fast-growing and attractive industries for investment. This is explained by the fact of favourable geographical conditions in Ukraine, introduction […]

Syctom and the SIAAP launch a call for proposals for an innovative, large-scale, joint CO-methanation project

Two public local authorities, Syctom and the SIAAP, which are two of the largest public operators in Europe for waste and sanitation management, have decided to launch a joint Reasearch & Development Programme concerning the opportunities for large-scale and energy-efficient digestion of the organic and fermentable fraction of household waste (processed by Syctom) and sewage […]

Future Opportunities in the Gulf Region

Sustainability will be the governing force, driving the change on how waste is addressed in this region. According to a new study conducted by the consulting company Frost & Sullivan‘s Energy and Environment Research Team, the rise in waste, especially municipal waste, is likely to become a major reason for concern for the Gulf Cooperation […]

India: Recycling of Old Cars and Trucks

In India, there are plans to build the country’s first vehicle shredding and recycling center. According to Indian Media and News Agency Reuters, the company Mahindra Intertrade will set up the first plant in partnership with state-controlled MSTC Limited near a port. It is intended that operations begin in early 2018. As reported, India is […]

Modernization of the Iranian Raw Materials Sector: Chances for Investors and Providers

The BGR has collected the main facts about the resource potential of the country and the most important investment plans regarding the raw material sector in a short report called “Iran – current position of the raw materials management industry “. Iran has significant hydrocarbon stocks but emerges regionally as an important producer of mineral […]