How we started
Altern was set up in 2008 with the objective to tackle issues related to energy.
The company’s first goal was to promote cost effective measures that can be easily implemented, leading to immediate improvements in our dependence on conventional sources of energy.
Altern shall provide simple and effective sustainable solutions that are both financially and environmentally feasible.
Altern aims to offer sustainable products and services at every stage of a project lifecycle.
Through the energy and experience of its management and team, Altern works to exploit all the current environmental momentum to disseminate information and solutions related to environmental sustainability.
Our Vision & Values
The Altern management team offers extensive background in Engineering, Finance, and Sustainability.
They act as a reference to the company, and work on ensuring the ideas proposed by the company are implemented successfully. Altern also comprises of a very strong team of consultants, both from the Engineering and Finance sectors. These consultants support the management in channelling the right ideas, whilst aiding in having an innovative, steadfast company.
The values advocated by Altern are a reflection of the personal nature of its Management Team. Their young nature, experience and open-mindedness have led the company to follow a number of fundamental principles.
Throughout the stages of development and implementation of solutions the customer is always the focus of discussion. Providing a quality product, which satisfies the user, is considered critical for the success of any company.
The management keeps equal opportunities at heart, while race, gender, or disability are not considered to be of any consideration, given that the employee performs as required. Students involved in related subjects are considered fresh sources of knowledge and innovation, and opportunities are given to such people to work on projects.
The company acknowledges that for it to function well the employees must be the strong foundation of the pyramid. Importance is given to providing a safe and healthy working environment, whilst providing adequate training and opportunities.
Quality and continuous improvement is considered one of the key factors that makes up a successful company. Innovation and Zero Defects policies are implemented throughout the projects.
Altern is sensitive to the issues that affect our society, both from an Environmental and Social perspective. The Altern team is unanimously against discrimination of any kind.
Through its work, Altern aims at improving the wellbeing of society at large, by providing more feasible sustainable solutions which complement both the environmental and social need of today’s society.
Altern, together with its partners, brings in experts and employees who have worked extensively on Sustainable products and Alternative Energy projects. Amongst the expertise offered by the Altern Team one can find knowledge and experience on: