TORONTO, November 16, 2011 – Today, Corporate Knights, the company for clean capitalism, unveiled the preeminent list of Canadian public and private cleantech companies, the 2011 Cleantech 10™ and Next 10. The CEOs of the Cleantech 10™ and Next 10 opened trading on Toronto Stock Exchange this morning, an annual tradition now in its 5th 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 $16,754,255,148 as of September 30, 2011.
"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.
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