Today one in five people globally still lack access to modern electricity and three billion people rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating.
Ensuring access to affordable, reliable and sustainable modern energy for all is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today from jobs, security and climate change to food production. The provision of sustainable energy is an opportunity to transforms lives, economies and the planet.
The Chemical Industry is providing sustainable solutions to boost the use of renewable energy and develop energy storage markets. The sector is continually looking to improve its own energy efficiency and has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over recent years.