In Exploring Canada’s cleantech sector, EDC senior analyst Michael Borish takes a thorough look at Canada’s environmental and cleantech (ECT) sector and compares export volumes of Canada’s cleantech goods and services, highlights leading sustainable industries and offers insights into key areas of growth—and challenges—for Canadian exporters. 

With the global market projected to exceed US$2.5 trillion by the end of 2022, Canada’s cleantech companies need to look overseas for opportunities to scale up and reach their potential. While the industry is primed for growth, its long-term strength depends on export sales.

Export Development Canada has been executing on our cleantech strategy for more than 10 years and through that experience has become one of the leading financiers and thought leaders in the cleantech ecosystem. In the past decade, we’ve supported more than C$20 billion in cleantech exports for more than 300 Canadian companies, enabling them to go global and make their impact on the world.

Read this EDC report to learn more about the global trends and how the Government of Canada plans to meet its target of $20 billion in cleantech exports by 2025. 

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EDC senior analyst Michael Borish takes a thorough look at Canada's environmental and cleantech sector, highlighting sustainable industries and offering insights into key areas of growth—and challenges—for Canadian exporters. 

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