Compiled in collaboration with the Guardian News and Media, The Global Cleantech 100 is a list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology. Nominated by the public and voted on by an expert panel, these companies represent the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech – the companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow's clean technology challenges.
The Technology Green 15™ recognizes Canada's leading GreenTech companies. It includes any technology that promotes a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption. GreenTech products are designed to reduce or eliminate environmental impacts and improve operational performance, productivity, or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste, or pollution.
The Artemis Project™ is dedicated to helping companies thrive in a world of increasing water scarcity. It operates at the intersection of corporate strategy, advanced technology, investment and policy. It works with global corporations to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage through operational excellence in water management and to assist advanced water technology companies in maximizing the value they bring to their customers.
The GoingGreen Global 200 recognizes the top emerging companies that are transforming big industry and creating viable business models for the green technology. Winners are specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts around the world based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a foundation in 1971, and based in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is impartial and not-for-profit; it is not tied to political, partisan or national interests. The Technology Pioneers represent the most innovative technology start-ups from around the world who provide cutting edge innovation and are poised to have a critical impact on the future of business, industry and society.
The GLOBE Foundation recognizes outstanding achievement in environmental stewardship with the GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence. Considered to be the most high-profile national awards series of its type, the GLOBE Awards are judged by a panel of experts recognized in the Canadian business community.
The Synergy Awards for Innovation were launched in 1995 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to recognize partnerships in natural sciences and engineering research and development between universities and industry. The awards are judged on partnership, effective use of resources and tangible benefits.