Vision Fleet Is Named in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100
Vision Fleet, a full-service enabler and accelerator of plug-in vehicle adoption, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group.
Los Angeles, January 26, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Vision Fleet, a full-service enabler and accelerator of plug-in vehicle adoption, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its i3 Connect platform and global events.
The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. Featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges, Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive list of private companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact.
“It’s an honor to be recognized among the pioneering companies named to this year’s Global Cleantech 100,” said Vision Fleet CEO Michael Brylawski. “Electric vehicles will help alleviate many of the issues related to our country’s dependence on fossil fuels, but without a major sea change it’s not going to happen fast enough. Vision Fleet’s innovative model for deploying EVs represents the disruption needed to expedite change. We’re excited to help accelerate the transition to electric mobility in public and private fleets, as well as ride share with our new Evercar on-demand product.”
The Global Cleantech 100 list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with weighted qualitative judgments of hundreds of nominations, and specific inputs from a global 100-person Expert Panel. To qualify for the list, companies must be independent, for-profit, cleantech companies that are not listed on any major stock exchange.
This year, a record number of nominations were received: 6,900 distinct companies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 323 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group’s Expert Panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The 100-member expert panel was drawn equally from leading financial investors and representatives of multi-national corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting across Asia, Europe, and North America. The composition of the expert panel broadly represents the global cleantech community, from pioneers and leaders to veterans and new entrants. The diversity of panelists results in a list of companies that command an expansive base of respect and support from many important players within the global cleantech innovation ecosystem.
“The Global Cleantech 100 provides us with insight into the collective opinion of key market players on which megatrends and innovation companies are most likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years,” said Michele Parad, Senior Manager at Cleantech Group and lead author of the Global Cleantech 100 Report. “Now in its 7th year, the Global Cleantech 100 program reveals which themes are staying relevant and which sectors are taking center stage.”
The complete list of 100 companies was revealed on January 25th at Cleantech Forum San Francisco: http://events.cleantech.com/cleantech-forum-sf/
For complete information on Vision Fleet’s leadership within the cleantech space, access i3 by visiting i3connect.com—Cleantech Group’s leading market intelligence platform—and search for Vision Fleet.
The list is accompanied by a full report with commentary and insight on the 2015 Global Cleantech 100—authored by Cleantech Group, powered by data from i3, and sponsored by Chubb. Download the report at: http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/
The complete list of Global Cleantech 100 expert panel members is available at http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/expert-panelists/
About Vision Fleet
Vision Fleet is a full-service enabler and accelerator of plug-in vehicle adoption for America’s vehicle fleets. Our mission is to make it simpler and more affordable for organizations to deploy electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles while maintaining or improving their fleets’ operational performance. Vision Fleet is currently leading two of the nation’s largest deployments of electric vehicles in public fleets, with the City of Indianapolis and the City of Atlanta. Founded in 2013, Vision Fleet is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in Indianapolis, San Francisco, and Boulder. The executive team together brings decades of advanced fuel vehicle and fleet experience to the company’s operations and client work. Vision Fleet is backed by Vision Ridge Partners, a sustainability-oriented investment firm based in Boulder, Colorado, that seeks to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.
For more information, please visit http://www.VisionFleet.com. Follow Vision Fleet on Twitter @VisionFleet_Inc.
Tel: (612) 386-6231
About Cleantech Group
Founded in 2002, Cleantech Group’s mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation. Core to this mission is i3, an online platform that connects corporates with innovation, at scale, by allowing them to find, vet, and connect with start-ups—efficiently building an innovation pipeline. The i3 platform comes to life at our global Events, which convene corporates and start-ups, along with other players shaping the future of sustainable innovation.
Cleantech Group is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in London.
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