Portfolio Companies
Promoting Circular Economy in the Middle East and Africa
RENEWABLE ENERGY
Daystar Power Group
Sub-Saharan Africa is in the middle of a power crisis, with large portions of the population not having access to electricity. Businesses and consumers who do have access to the grid often have to deal with daily power outages which can last up to several days. Daystar Power provides captive solar power solutions to corporates in the financial services, manufacturing and other industries, reducing the reliance on the overburdened grid and on diesel generators. A small...
ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING
Green Compass Recycling
E-waste is currently one of the fastest growing waste streams globally, with growth rates of about 5% per annum. In 2016, the world generated over 44 million metric tonnes of e-waste, while only 20% was recycled through appropriate channels. It is increasingly difficult to ignore increasing e-waste challenges, especially in emerging economies and developing countries. Additionally, e-waste is rich in valuable raw materials, like gold, copper, aluminum. Against this background,...
IMPORTS AND DISTRIBUTION
Bisedge
Bisedge aims to provide product-as-a-service solutions thereby optimizing cost of ownership and reduction of wastages. One example is the cooperation with Linde Material Handling. Linde has decided to invest in the Nigerian market by appointing Bisedge as its partner for the importation and servicing of all Linde equipment in Nigeria. Already today, Linde forklifts are operated across Nigeria by the majority of the Nigerian consumer goods and industrial companies. Linde will focus...