DELOITTE AND CLEANTECH GROUP COLLABORATE TO BRING NEW INVESTMENT TOOLS AND DATA TO MARKETS WORLDWIDE
/EIN News/ Deloitte specialists in clean tech, alternative energy, life sciences, utilities and energy, and enterprise sustainability to collaborate on industry initiatives, and assist in the development of research, data and industry insight
SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2009 – Deloitte has signed on as the top supporting firm of Cleantech Group LLC, a provider of information, research and industry connections for the clean tech and alternative energy industries, and is supporting the company in its activities to foster the growth of the clean tech industry, develop new information and research, and create and strengthen industry connections.
By joining forces with Cleantech Group we have further strengthened Deloitte’s position as a leading service provider to alternative energy and other clean tech companies, said Scott Smith, U.S. leader of Deloitte’s Clean Tech practice. We look forward to collaborating with Cleantech Group to advance the clean tech industry as a whole through market leading research and insight.
Deloitte and Cleantech Group are now collaborating on the following research and insights:
* Quarterly Cleantech Investment Monitors, reporting on investment flow in the clean tech category in the U.S., Europe, India and China.
* Country-specific investment monitors, reporting on investment flow in high potential international markets.
* Technology Innovation Reports on specific sectors, and the leading technologies, vendors, and investors in those sectors.
This research and data will be made available to the Cleantech Group’s Cleantech NetworkT and the public through conferences, webinars, press releases and other new communications.
By working together on a global basis, our firms can accelerate the adoption of clean technology worldwide, said Keith Raab, Managing Partner and co-founder, Cleantech Group. With the promise of clean tech as an important job and economic growth engine, our services are more important than ever.
About Deloitte’s Clean Tech Practice
With clients in a variety of clean tech areas such as solar PV, solar thermal, biofuels, batteries, fuel cells, energy efficiency, lighting, and a host of other segments, Deloitte is a leading service provider to clean tech companies across the globe. Practitioners in the U.S., Europe and Asia work together to bring solutions to clean tech companies worldwide, and help them grow. Deloitte provides audit, tax and consulting services to the companies, governments and other organizations in the clean tech sectors. In 2008, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT) was ranked the best overall advisory firm for renewables – including wind, solar, wave and tidal power – by Environmental Risk magazine in its inaugural Environmental Survey and Rankings 2008.
About Deloitte’s Enterprise Sustainability Group
Deloitte’s Enterprise Sustainability group helps clients drive stakeholder value by improving environmental and social performance. The group is comprised of a cross-functional team of consulting, financial advisory, tax, and audit and enterprise risk management professionals, serving clients in the areas of corporate responsibility, sustainability, climate change, alternative energy and clean tech. Helping clients align sustainability programs with corporate strategy, Deloitte focuses on helping clients create Wholly Sustainable Enterprises – companies that generate growth, profitability and value by applying principles of sustainability across governance, workplace, workforce, supply chain, products, and information technology.
As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
About the Cleantech Group, LLC
The Cleantech Group pioneered the clean technology investment category in 2002. Today, it accelerates the development and market adoption of clean technologies globally. The company’s worldwide network of investors, entrepreneurs, enterprises, service providers and others-representing trillions of dollars in assets-receives access to capital, investment deal flow, networking, market leading research and data, sales leads and promotional opportunities. The Cleantech Group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments, publishes leading cleantech sector industry news coverage and produces the premier Cleantech Forumï¿½ events worldwide. Details at http://www.cleantech.com.