By ETC Group
The world’s largest companies are converging around biomass in anticipation of a post-petrochemical future.
That doesn’t mean they’re simply grabbing land and natural resources; they’re also investing in new technology platforms to transform plant-derived sugars (from food and fibre crops, algae, all kinds of plant matter) into industrial products. The gravitational pull of biomass is creating new constellations of corporate convergence across diverse industry sectors.
Here are four examples.