Nov 17, 2021 -- Toronto -- Ecopia AI today announced that it received Deloitte’s Clean Technology award, a new awards category in the Technology Fast50 program that recognizes Canada’s top clean innovators providing processes, goods or services that reduce environmental impacts.
“We are very proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s top clean technology innovators” said Jon Lipinski, Ecopia AI’s Co-Founder & President. “Ecopia is on a mission to create a digital twin of the earth - this award not only recognizes the hard work and dedication of Ecopia’s entrepreneurial team working towards that vision but also highlights the strong value and role of Ecopia’s AI-based solutions in building towards amore sustainable future.”
“We’re delighted to recognize Clean Technology winners, the program’s newest category. These outstanding companies are amongst the elite of Canada’s technology sector as clean innovators helping create a more resilient and sustainable future for the environment,” stated Anders McKenzie, partner and national leader for the Technology Fast 50 program at Deloitte Canada. “With reduction of our carbon footprint and environmental impact of paramount importance, this new category awards innovators spearheading the clean technology movement, creating the sustainable business and technology landscape of the future.”
Eligibility in the Clean Technology category requires applicants to meet the same criteria as for Technology Fast 50 nominees except they must have a minimum revenue of $50,000 in 2017 and $5 million in 2020. The majority of the companies’ revenues must come from products or services that have a positive environmental impact in the following areas: carbon emissions reduction potential, resources circulation(reduce, reuse and recycle), or environmental preservation and safety. Eligibility in the Clean Technology category requires applicants to meet the same criteria as for Technology Fast 50 nominees except the majority of the companies’ revenues must come from products or services that have a positive environmental impact in the following areas: carbon emissions reduction potential, resources circulation (reduce, reuse and recycle), or environmental preservation and safety.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features distinct categories, including the Technology Fast 50 ranking, Enterprise Fast 15, CleanTechnology, and Companies-to-Watch. The program also recognizes companies within the North American Technology Fast 500 ranking, identifying technology companies in the United States and Canada. The 2021 program sponsors include Deloitte, RBC, EDC, Miller Thomson, Clarity Recruitment, and Lafond. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca
About Ecopia AI
Ecopia leverages AI to convert high-resolution images of our earth into high-definition (HD) Vector Maps. These maps form a digital representation of reality and are embedded into critical decision-making applications, offering unique insight at scale. Ecopia’s HDVector Maps are leveraged for hundreds of commercial and government applications across over 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.ecopia.ai