Cleantech Group

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This article is about a company supporting the development clean technology. For the general subject of clean technology, see Cleantech.
Cleantech Group, llc
Industry cleantech
Founded San Francisco, California, USA (2002)
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Key people
Sheeraz Haji, CEO
Richard Youngman, Managing Director Europe & Asia
Nicholas Parker, Executive Chairman

Cleantech Group market intelligence, events and advisory services connect businesses with cleantech know-how including smart grid, water and wastewater, renewable energy and fuels, electric vehicles, and more. Cleantech Group merged with GreenOrder in October 2012.

Credited with originating the word cleantech,[1] Cleantech Group owns the term as a registered trademark.

Cleantech Group provides corporations, investors and others with market research, investment research and trends, and company profiles through the i3 platform, a database of over 22,000 clean technology companies, investors and executives. i3 provides instant updates on clean technology investments, IPOs, mergers, acquisitions, business relationships, and other financing activity. Clients have full access to the searchable, filterable, and exportable database of cleantech investment data going back to 2002.

Cleantech Group is the producer of the Cleantech Forums which are global conferences including the flagship Cleantech Forum San Francisco and Cleantech Forum Europe.

In partnership with the Guardian, since 2009 Cleantech Group has produced the Global Cleantech 100, a list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology. The list is produced by combining Cleantech Group research data, with over 6,000 nominations and input from an expert panel.

The company is based in San Francisco, with offices around the world.


  1. ^ Pulfer, Rachel. "Canada in 2020 - Energy: Mr. Clean", Canadian Business magazine, October 27, 2008.