Enerkem named to Global Cleantech 100
October 7, 2014, Montreal, Qué. - Enerkem Inc. announced it was named a 2014 Global Cleantech 100 company by the Cleantech Group, a global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.
October 7, 2014, Montreal, Qué. – Enerkem Inc. announced it
was named a 2014 Global Cleantech 100 company by the Cleantech Group, a global
research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.
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 are honoured to be part of this inspiring group of
entrepreneurs," said Vincent Chornet, President and CEO of Enerkem.
"The launch of our first full-scale commercial facility in Edmonton was a
huge milestone. As we enter global markets, we look forward to working with
several communities around the world to accelerate the transition to a circular
The Global Cleantech 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 84-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.
"The Global Cleantech 100 each year provides us with
invaluable insight into which companies key market players think are most
likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years," said Richard
Youngman, Cleantech Group's Managing Director, Europe & Asia and creator of
the program. "How the composition of the Global Cleantech 100 list changes
over time is revealing of key megatrends and hot sub-sectors – and helps us all
get a view on the future."
This year, 5,995 companies from 60 countries were nominated,
and were weighted and scored to create a short list of 327 companies.
Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group's Expert Panel,
resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The full report by Cleantech Group is available for download