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OpenSparkz is a new economy business accelerator established by Avant Capital Partners and like-minded entrepreneurs to help launch high growth opportunities addressing the Impact Investment sector.
Impact investment aims to solve social and environmental challenges while at the same time generating sustainable and reasonable investor returns. Impact Investment is a powerful complement to philanthropy and/or government efforts to address many pressing issues in the developing world.
OpenSparkz provides seed capital, business development expertise and access to global networks and helps portfolio companies navigate the complex steps from concepts to sustainable operations. OpenSparkz is initially focusing its attention on deploying consumer propositions that are designed to reduce global poverty and impact climate change. OpenSparkz is currently in the advanced stages of bringing three companies to market, while developing 5 other impact investment projects.
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OpenSono is a leading innovator in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and provides businesses with CSR solutions right out of the box, in a simple and transparent way by creating products and services that do not harm the environment by offsetting their energy and other resource used in their manufacture and operations. At the core of its offering is a revolutionary carbon track and trace platform which enables global brands link their consumers to products that are carbon free or sustainable.
OpenSono operates a Global Biodiversity Exchange which enable countries, cities, companies and consumers alike to offset the environmental footprint of their community, products and services in a simple and accountable manner while generating high impact capital for areas of the world affected by climate change.
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OpenCarb is involved in the origination of carbon offset projects in the developing world to provide a steady and consistent supply of high impact carbon for businesses and consumers alike. In addition OpenCarb provides carbon footprint calculation software and carbon project management tools to businesses globally. OpenCarb has been developing a supply of carbon credits in conjunction with some of the world's best known NGO's in Africa, South America, India, Indonesia and the Caribbean from rainforest, sustainable cook stoves and waste to energy projects. In particular OpenCarb is focused on developing projects that in addition to delivering carbon assets also deliver high social and environmental dividends to the local owners.
Examples of OpenCarb activities include the of setting up a programmatic Programme of Activities Document Design under the CDM mechanism to aggregate and monitise the carbon rights from aggregating approximately 6m cookstoves across multiple projects in Africa
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OpenSparkz range of technologies convert all organic materials such as high sulphur coal, waste oil, oil shale, peat, organic and municipal solid waste (MSW), manure, herbaceous agricultural and forestry waste into clean valuable liquid and gaseous renewable energy or electricity. A wide range of synthetic materials such as tyres and polymer based materials can also be processed.These materials have generally ended up in landfill sites or being burned due to the absence of a complete recycling solution
OpenSparkz was established in 2009 to address the market need for clean fuel and to address the waste to energy opportunity. After many years of research into the biofuel/alternative energy sector, OpenSparkz is now deploying its patented process technologies, via distribution & project partnership agreements with our technology developers. These technologies convert Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and other organic waste streams into clean, valuable liquid and gaseous renewable energy, thermal energy and/or electricity.
OpenSparkz is currently developing a strong pipeline of waste to clean energy projects in a number of regions around the world, including the USA, Europe, India and Africa. These projects will support the growth of a global clean energy enterprise, whose core oil,gas and energy products are categorized in the EU, as "renewable and sustainable" energy products.
OpenSparkz develops develops projects in partnership with local government, waste handling companies, energy companies,landfill operators and private enterprises.
We are a group of entrepreneurs, technologists, and business specialists with a diverse range of experience across multiple industries and markets. We share a common vision that by empowering business and consumers alike to deliver and choose sustainable consumption choices we can collectively reverse the damage that our lifestyles are causing to the global ecosystem, while at the same time releasing significant monetary value to many under privileged people in the developing world and so help to lift these people out of poverty.
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