Materials, Industry and Construction
The green transition to a climate-neutral economy and technological advances are shaping trends in the sector. These changes pose a number of risks as well as opportunities to increase profitability and create greater shared value in the environment.
- Energy consumption high.
- Issuance of greenhouse gases.
- Management of the water: water costs and reduced availability in areas of scarcity.
- Generation and management of waste.
- Loss of biodiversity and ecosystem disruption.
- Dependence on scarce materials and/or the procurement of which creates ecological problems.
- Management of LIFE CYCLE of the products.
- Health and safety of workers.
- Use of minerals whose production generates social conflicts or harm to local communities.
- Need to rethink the business model and cost which it involves.
- Investment high R&D&I for technology development and risk of failed investments.
- Management of the supply chain.
- Innovation for negative impact mitigation and emission reductions.
- Technology development for process optimisation and energy efficiency.
- Cross-cutting role to drive the transition in other sectors.
- Capacity for multi-sectoral influence.
- Transition to Industry 4.0 and incorporation of new technologies: IoT, Big Data, AI, robotics...
- Investment in renewable energies.
- Boosting the circular economy.
- Access to sources of funding sustainable clean energy projects.
- Alliances with strategic partners.
We provide expertise and support to help mitigate risks and seize opportunities specific to this sector.