Biodiesel production plants


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Biodiesel production plants
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Renewable Resources and Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy
Business Model Description

Invest in biodiesel production plants derived from vegetable oils for national consumption and/or export

Expected Impact

Increase the use of alternative energy sources that benefit the environment and reduce inequallities in the access

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Medium Term (5–10 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
< USD 50 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Climate Action (SDG 13) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
  • (I) (PY33. Política Energética del Paraguay, 2016) (II) (Jorge Méndez Rheineck et al., 2017) (III) (Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería, 2013) (IV) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (V) (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
IOA Sources
  • (1) (Christian Belt et al., 2011) (2) (Secretaría Técnica de Planificación, 2020) (3) (Entrevistas, 2021) (4) (La Nación, 2019) (5) (Economía Virtual, 2019) (6) (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo – BID, s. f.) (7) ((Alfredo Paredes, 2019) (8) (Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón & Coordinación Interinstitucional y Multisectorial de Contraparte, 2010) (9) (Gobierno Nacional, 2014) (10) (REDIEX & Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (11) (Cambridge University Press, 2020) (12) (InfoNegocios, 2013) (13) (Hivy Ortiz, 2019) (14) (Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, 2019) (15) (Entrevistas, 2021) (16) (Clara de Iturbe & Verónica Serafina, 2020) (17) (Ricardo Rozemberg, 2012) (18) (Ramiro Rodríguez Alcalá, 2007) (19) (Diego Díaz, 2019) (20) (Relatorio de Impacto Ambiental BIOTOVA S.A., MADES, s.f.) (21) (Jorge Méndez Rheineck et al., 2017) (22) («Biocombustibles», 2018) (23) (Kanndy Medina et al., 2002) (24) (Política Energética del Paraguay, 2016) (25) (De fomento a los biocombustibles, 2005) (26) (Ultima Hora, 2020) (27) (Ultima Hora, 2017) (28) (Ley N° 6389 | Que establece el régimen de promoción para la elaboración sostenible y utilización obligatoria del biocombustible apto para la utilización en motores diésel, 2019)