EQO is a global consulting company headquartered in Barcelona specialized in the provision of multidisciplinary advisory, management and training services related to renewable energy and efficiency, climate change, environmental management and sustainable economy. EQO is member of OCA Group, a global corporation dedicated to the inspection, certification and training activities. With offices in Chile, Mexico, South Africa, Morocco, Egypt and India, EQO operates in a wide range of geographical locations in emerging and developing countries.
By using the latest technical and scientific knowledge available and adopting a holistic approach, EQO is ready to tackle the climate challenges of the 21st century. At EQO they are contributing to the global climate mitigation effort with strategic advice, technological know-how transfer and in institutional strengthening through advice and capacity building.
They use their knowledge in the fields of:
Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Resilience
Climate Risk, Climate Vulnerability, and Disaster Management
Climate Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV)
Compliance and Voluntary Carbon Markets
Carbon Footprint (ISO 14064, PAS 2050, and GHG Protocol)
Climate Smart Cities
Environmental Policy at local, regional and national level
Natural Resources and Biodiversity Management
Forestry Management and Certification (FLEGT, REDD+ and FSC)
Air, Soil and Water Pollution & Control
Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Waste Management, Recycling Technologies and Clean Production
Energy Planning, Economics and Policies at local, regional and national level
Energy Voluntary and Regulatory Standards, Inspection and Certification
Renewable Energy: Wind, Solar (CSP, PV and CPV) and Biomass
Energy Efficiency and Energy Storage
Distribution Networks, including Smart Grids and Microgrids
Green Economy (including Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Consumption and Production)
Clean and Low Carbon Technologies
Quality Infrastructure: Metrology, Standardisation, Accreditation, Conformity
Assessment, Testing and Quality Management
Trade and Export Promotion of sustainable value chains
Sustainable Agricultural Development
EQO is able to deliver beyond traditional consulting services by ensuring all their projects are based on their trifocal approach: providing synthetic and highly-filtered key knowledge that responds to the specific challenges pursued, delivering efficient project implementation and coordination all along the project life cycle, and designing tailored training and capacity building processes to ensure the project lifespan doesn’t end when the project is completed.
EQO ensures a close supervision and quality control of the contracts they implement through a permanent representation and a continuous collaboration with local experts and organisations.