Conference of Leather Cluster Barcelona and the Bioenergy Cluster of Catalonia: Energy and Sustainability, alternatives and future challenges

Leather Cluster Barcelona has organized together with the Bioenergy Cluster of Catalonia (CBC), a conference at the Adoberia Bella to learn about alternatives around energy and sustainability, both to find solutions to current setbacks and future challenges. The event brought together professionals from different fields who presented content, initiatives and projects to help expand knowledge about alternatives for sustainable energy, efficient use and ways to finance installations.

In the day participated:

  • Marco Cortina of the Catalonia Bioenergy Cluster
  • Nuria Rubió de Powen
  • Oriol Barber of Dekra Industrial
  • Abraham Munoz de Gadic
  • Paz Hernandez of Banco Santander
  • Xavier Alós of Novalia Sinergie

During the interventions of the different speakers, topics such as:

  • The influence of the geopolitical situation regarding the perspective of energy supply and future trends-
  • Analysis of the different sustainable energies in environmental and economic terms,
  • Assessment of the pros and cons of the different sustainable energies (wind, solar, biomass, etc.)
  • Case of biomass as bioenergy and decarbonization resource
  • Investment financing optionsThe importance of the use of sustainable energy in the audits and requirements of clients and administration, etc.

The day ended with a debate and subsequent networking between the attendees and the speakers with the interest of different partners of Leather Cluster Barcelona to deepen the information and proposals to be able to take a step forward in the implementation of sustainable energy in their business facilities.

Leather Cluster Barcelona is an environment of competitive cooperation to promote transversal and transformative strategic projects with the aim of promoting the ecosystem of the Catalan leather sector. The cluster is an accredited entity in the Catalonia Clusters program and has the support of Acción.

Committed to sustainable fashion, the circular economy and shared value, Leather Cluster Barcelona encompasses 55 companies and agents with an aggregate turnover of more than 550 million euros that employ some 1,800 workers, from livestock and the food industry, tanneries, university and research, to chemistry, sustainability, design, leather manufacturing and fashion.