Prestigious List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology
Brockville, ON – January 26, 2016: newterra, a leader in modular water, wastewater and groundwater treatment solutions, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation. It's the second time in three years that Canadian-based newterra has been awarded this global designation.
The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. Featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges, Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive list of private companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact.
“We’re very pleased to have our work acknowledged by being named to this distinguished list for the second time in three years,” said newterra Chairman, Tom Pokorsky. “Engineering and building modular treatment solutions that return water to nature’s high standards is our total focus at newterra – and innovation is a key element of our success worldwide.”
The Global Cleantech Top 100 list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with weighted qualitative judgments of hundreds of nominations, and specific inputs from a global 100-person Expert Panel. To qualify for the list, companies must be independent, for-profit, cleantech companies that are not listed on any major stock exchange.
This year, a record number of nominations were received: 6,900distinctcompanies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 323 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group’s Expert Panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The 100-member expert panel was drawn equally from leading financial investors and representatives of multi-national corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting across Asia, Europe, and North America. The composition of the expert panel broadly represents the global cleantech community, from pioneers and leaders to veterans and new entrants. The diversity of panelists results in a list of companies that command an expansive base of respect and support from many important players within the global cleantech innovation ecosystem.
“The Global Cleantech 100 provides us with insight into the collective opinion of key market players on which megatrends and innovation companies are most likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years,” said Michele Parad, Senior Manager at Cleantech Group and lead author of the Global Cleantech 100 Report. “Now in its 7th year, the Global Cleantech 100 program reveals which themes are staying relevant and which sectors are taking center stage.”
- The list is accompanied by a full report with commentary and insight on the 2015 Global Cleantech 100. Download the report at:http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/
newterra is a leading provider of modular water, wastewater and groundwater treatment solutions to the resource, power generation, industrial, private development and municipal markets. With its suite of patented technologies and capabilities that include design, engineering and manufacturing in its own facilities, newterra maintains control over the high quality and on-time delivery of its systems. Operations in Canada, United States, Germany and Chile allow newterra to address the needs of clients on a global basis. In addition to being selected as a Cleantech Top 100 Company in 2013 and 2105, newterra has also achieved Platinum status as a distinguished recipient of Deloitte’s 50 Best Managed Companies Award for the past eight consecutive years.
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Thomas Pokorsky, Chairman
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