cleantech innovation Articles

  • Why effective corporate innovation is needed to deliver a sustainable, low carbon economy

    Corporate investment in clean technology innovation is a win-win opportunity. Viewpoint by Jamie Vollbracht, Head of New Ventures, Innovation, the Carbon Trust. We live in challenging economic times. Furthermore, there are some fundamental resource constraints that aren't going away: the population is growing while the world is fixed in size and many of its natural resources are being ...

    By Carbon Trust

  • China questions Canadian cleantech companies should consider

    Canada boasts 700 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) developing innovative cleantech and sustainable development technologies, more than half which already export, and up to  ...


  • Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

    For many, investing in green has been like riding an enormous rollercoaster. Yet, more careful analysis reveals that most new industries go through similar cycles of enthusiasm, rejection, volatility and acceptance. Today, the cleantech industry has reached a new level of maturity as sustainable innovations play a crucial role in the core business of large industries that are in transition, like ...


  • What Every Business Leader Needs to Know about Sustainability

    Our World is at an Inflection Point The world is changing, and changing fast. Periodically our economy experiences a shift, a change or an inflection point, which marks the end of an era and the new beginning one. For instance, the Great Depression in the 1920’s was an economic event but marked a social shift (start of social security in the US), the 1980’s marked the ...


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