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VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark delivered opening remarks at the 2012 GLOBE Conference, highlighting the success of B.C.'s clean tech sector.
"B.C.'s clean technology industry represents world-leading innovations and solutions for industries around the globe," Premier Clark said. "For British Columbia that means long-term, high-paying jobs in a sector that continues to grow year over year."
B.C.'s clean tech sector includes 202 companies, provides over 8,400 well-paying jobs and generates more than $2.5 billion in revenues.
"The Green Economy is fundamental to our provincial well-being both economically and environmentally," said Terry Lake, Minister of Environment. "We are proud of our leadership on climate action, which has spurred innovation in clean technology."
"British Columbia is the ideal place to foster clean technology commercialization and innovation," said Jonathan Rhone, CEO of Clean Tech Alliance. "Provincial policies promote clean tech adoption for industries that are demanding solutions to improve competitive advantage. B.C.'s clean tech sector has bright ...