A total of 18 countries are represented on this year’s list year (a record), with the first entrant from Latin America. 61% of the companies on the list came from the North America region (with 56 companies from the United States). 32 of the companies are from the Europe & Israel region, six from Asia Pacific and, for the first time, a company from South America. Pure Biofuels de Perú specialises in liquid fuels storage, distribution, marketing, and biodiesel production in Peru.
The concept of cleantech embraces a diverse range of products, services, and processes across industry verticals that are inherently designed to (a) Provide superior performance at lower costs, (b) Greatly reduce or eliminate negative ecological impact, and (c) Improve the productive and responsible use of natural resources.