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All-Canadian Cleantech Index opens trading on Toronto Stock Exchange
TORONTO, November 27, 2012 – Today, Corporate Knights, the company for clean capitalism, unveiled the preeminent list of Canadian public and private cleantech companies, the 2012 Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 Emerging Cleantech Leaders. The CEOs of the Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 opened trading on Toronto Stock Exchange this morning, an annual tradition now in its 6th year. The Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 represent Canada’s best publicly and privately held companies in the Cleantech realm, and span a range of sectors from desalination to water power to solar technology.
Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange together are one of the leading growth markets for clean technology companies. Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are home to over 130 clean technology companies with a combined quoted market value of $18.3 Billion as of October 31, 2012.
"In an economic environment in which governments and companies are tightening their belts, these cleantech innovators are showing how we can get more economic bang for our resource buck, opening the way for a cleaner more productive economy," said Toby Heaps, CEO of Corporate Knights Inc.
The Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™ was compiled by Corporate Knights Inc. and Cleantech Group LLC, the leading provider of Cleantech indices and information globally.
Next 10 Advisory Panel
Tyler Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Knights
Denis Leclerc, President and CEO, Écotech Québec
Salil Munjal, Partner, Yaletown Venture Partners
Vicky J. Sharpe, President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Michael Brown, Chairman, Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital
Greg Kiessling, Founder, Up Capital and Co-Founder, Bullfrog Power
Thomas Rankin, Investment Director, Innovacorp
The Corporate Knights Cleantech 10™
|Westport Innovations||BC||Green Engines & Cars|
|Brookfield Renewable Energy||Ontario||Renewable Power|
|Waterfurnace Renewable Energy||Indiana (US)||Heating/Cooling|
|Carmanah Technologies||BC||Solar/LED Lighting|
|BlueScout Technologies||Virginia (US)||Sensor/Wind|
|Pure Technologies||Alberta||Pipeline Sensors|
|Innergex Renewable Energy||Quebec||Renewable Power|
Source: Corporate Knights Inc. & Cleantech Group LLC