Your Guide To The Companies and Themes in Sustainable Innovation

The naysayers and the cynics believe it's too late to transform the inefficient and carbon-heavy world we've created. We say, there is remarkable technology, people and companies ready to take up the fight.
Get the 2020 Global Cleantech 100 report and meet the innovative companies working to build a sustainable tomorrow.From revolutionary agricultural processes to green hydrogen and electric charging networks to carbon dioxide capture, our latest report will give you invaluable insight into the innovators, business models and technologies that are poised to make an impact on our world in the coming decade.

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The 2020 Global Cleantech 100 report Answers Your Biggest Questions:

  • Which companies are developing the technologies that will help us reduce our dependence on carbon?
  • What are the factors driving deal growth across each of the cleantech sectors?
  • How are geopolitical factors affecting policies and the growth in investment?
  • Why is the composition of  global co-operation changing and will this accelerate progress?

The Global Cleantech 100 Sectors

Agriculture & Food

Over the next thirty years, we need to grow more food than has ever been grown on earth by humans. To achieve this, we need to optimize a food industry that is wasteful and reform an agricultural system that is harmful to the environment.

Energy & Power

Beyond the growth of renewables, achieving long-term climate, air quality and energy access goals means finding the balance between infrastructure deployment, supportive regulation and data management.

Materials & Chemicals

Even with the technologies available today, the steel, cement, aluminum and plastics industries are projected to cause at least 1.5 times the total allowable greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) budget to reach a 1.5C future.

Resources & Environment

Using our planet’s resources in a more responsible way includes reducing our dependence on plastics, improving water management, and starting to draw value from carbon capture.

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation accounts for 23% of energy-related CO2 emissions globally and emissions are increasing faster than in other sectors. As the population grows, transportation must decarbonize rapidly.

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At Cleantech Group, we provide research, consulting and events to catalyze opportunities for sustainable growth powered by innovation. We bring clients access to the trends, companies and people shaping the future and the customized advice and support businesses need to engage external innovation.

Industries are undergoing definitive transitions toward a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient industrial future. At every stage from initial strategy to final deals, our services bring corporate change makers, investors, governments and stakeholders from across the ecosystem, the support they need to thrive in this fast-arriving and uncertain future.

The company was established in 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco with a growing international presence based in London. Our parent company, Enovation Partners, is based in Chicago.

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