More than half include EDC customers from diverse markets and sectors across Canada

Once again in 2019, Canadian cleantech companies are making their mark on the world stage, with 12 companies being named to the prestigious Global Cleantech 100 list at the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco. This year, the list of innovative and promising clean technology companies represents strong diversification of markets and sectors with representation from across Canada.

Eight of the 12 companies being recognized are Export Development Canada (EDC) customers, a banner year for Canadian cleantech companies whose locations span British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia covering many different sectors including energy, biochemicals, extractives and more.

“EDC would like to congratulate the Canadian companies who have been selected for this year’s Global Cleantech Top 100 list. The innovative solutions offered by Canadian clean technology companies are being used globally to reduce environmental impacts and allow for more efficient use of natural resources,” said Carl Burlock, Senior Vice President, Financing, Export Development Canada. “Canada’s clean technology sector continues to evolve, and EDC is proud to be supporting the international growth of Canadian clean technology companies.”

Congratulations to our customers:

  • CarbonCure Technologies Inc. – Advanced Materials (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
  • CoolEdge Lighting Inc. – Energy Efficiency (Richmond, British Columbia)
  • Ecobee Inc. – Energy Efficiency (Toronto, Ontario)
  • Enbala Power Networks Inc. – Smart Grid (North Vancouver, British Colombia)
  • Metamaterial Technologies Inc.– Advanced Materials (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia)
  • Minesense Technologies Ltd. – Extractive (Vancouver, British Columbia)
  • SemiosBios Technologies Inc. – Agriculture (Vancouver, British Columbia)
  • Terramera Inc. – Biochemicals (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Quick Facts

  • EDC is the largest Canadian provider of financial solutions for Canadian cleantech companies looking to export internationally.
  • EDC has a dedicated Cleantech team of professionals with representation across Canada with the sector knowledge and expertise to help facilitate the growth of Canadian Cleantech companies.
  • In 2018, EDC provided over $2.0 billion in support for clean technology companies—a record year.
  • Since 2012, EDC has quadrupled its cleantech customers, facilitating more than $6 billion in business in 114 countries.
  • The cleantech global market is estimated to be worth US$1 trillion and expected to surpass US $2.5 trillion by 2022.

About EDC

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip Canadian companies with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Underlying all our support is a commitment to sustainable and responsible business. To help Canadian businesses facing extreme financial challenges brought on by the global response to COVID-19, the Government of Canada has expanded EDC’s domestic capabilities until December 31, 2021. This broader mandate will enable EDC to expand its support to companies focused domestically.

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