“Should be required reading for any responsible citizen of this planet.” (Guy Kawasaki, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures, and Author of The Art of the Start)
“Pernick and Wilder provide a practical guide to becoming involved in America’s next great entrepreneurial frontier.” (Nancy E. Pfund, Managing Director, JPMorgan)
“If you want to understand clean tech, this book is the place to start.” (Robert Hambrecht, Managing Director, WR Hambrecht + Co)
A readable, straightforward guide to earth-friendly business strategies. (BusinessWeek.com)
“Enthusiasm for Clean Tech, which the authors define as anything that increases performance while reducing waste, has moved into..mainstream. ” (Newsweek)
“[A] clear, intelligently written roadmap to this new frontier. . . . particularly valuable to entrepreneurs, individual investors and venture capitalists.” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Ron Pernick is cofounder and managing director of Clean Edge, a leading clean-tech research and advisory firm, is coauthor of the bookThe Clean Tech Revolution, and has co-produced the annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit. He also manages the company's stock and leadership index products and services and is a consultant for governments, corporations, and entrepreneurs. Pernick is widely cited in the media, and lectures at industry events in the U.S. and abroad. He has taught MBA-level courses at New College and Portland State University. He lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Oregon.
Clint Wilder is senior editor at Clean Edge and coauthor ofThe Clean Tech Revolution. He is an award-winning business journalist who has covered the high-tech and clean-tech industries since 1985. He coauthors reports and writes columns on industry trends for Clean Edge and has been a facilitator at the Clinton Global Initiative. He is a frequent speaker at clean-energy and green business events in the U.S. and overseas, and a regular blogger for theHuffington Post. He lives with his wife in Sausalito, California.