Vancouver, BC – We are pleased to announce that Kody Baker, Co-Founder and CEO of VeloMetro, has been named to the 2018 Clean50 list. The award recognizes leaders in sustainability across Canada. Canada’s Clean50 Awards are announced by Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization to recognize those 50 individuals or small teams, from 16 different categories, who have done the most to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past 2 years.
“Kody Baker was chosen after rigorous screening and research by Delta Management,” said Gavin Pitchford, CEO, Delta Management Group. “With advice from internal researchers and external advisors, Kody was among the honourees selected from an initial pool of approximately 600 well-qualified nominees. To receive a Clean50 award is truly indicative of both industry and personal leadership in the manufacturing or transportation category”.
“I’m honoured and humbled to be named alongside the other impressive leaders in this year’s Clean50,” said Kody Baker. “Our team has developed some amazing clean technology to enable modal shift and decrease our carbon footprint, and we look forward to implementing Veemo shared fleets within cities around the world.”
Kody will be amongst approximately 120 past and incoming Clean50 honourees meeting on September 28th at the “Clean50 Summit 7.0” in Toronto, to spend a day amongst peers and colleagues tackling common sustainability challenges. Fellow honourees in the Clean50 this year include the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Dr. Josipa Petrunic of CUTRIC, Neil Huff of Foresight Cleantech Accelerator, and 48 more dedicated sustainability professionals from multiple sectors of the economy from across the country.
About VeloMetro Mobility:
VeloMetro Mobility is a clean technology transportation company based in Vancouver. Founded in 2013, it will launch its Veemo electric-assist velomobile sharing service at the University of British Columbia in Fall 2017. Further information on VeloMetro and Veemo can be found at velometro.com and rideveemo.com.
Media Contact: Anthony Miller / [email protected]
About Delta Management Group / Canada’s Clean50:
Leading sustainability and clean tech search firm Delta Management Group in 2011 founded, and remains the steward of the Canada’s Clean50 awards, created to annually identify, recognize and connect 50 sustainability leaders from every sector of Canadian endeavor, in order to facilitate understanding, collaboration and innovation in the fight to keep climate change impacts below 1.5 degrees. Ancillary awards also recognize 10 Emerging Leaders and the Top 20 Sustainability Projects of the year.
More information on this year’s honourees can be found here: clean50.com/about-the-2018-clean-50/clean-50/
Media Contact: Gavin Pitchford 416-925-2005 x 2300 / [email protected]