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BigBelly Solar Named GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 Winner
BigBelly Solar Selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 Winner
Recognized for creating technology innovations in green technology.
NEWTON, MA, November 15, 2012 – BigBelly Solar, the global leader in intelligent waste and recycling collection, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing and entrenched players in green technology. BigBelly Solar was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
BigBelly Solar and the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s seventh annual GoingGreen Silicon Valley, November 27th and 28th, 2012, at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, CA.
GoingGreen Silicon Valley is a two-day executive event where cutting-edge greentech CEOs meet the movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth. Green technology innovators are transforming trillion dollar industries—and the solutions they are delivering not only promise to clean up pollution and restore ecosystems, but bring abundance and prosperity to everyone on earth.
“This year’s GoingGoing Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators. Greentech research is maturing rapidly, and as it couples with technology innovators and investors, companies are emerging that have the ability to change the way we live our lives for the better and bring huge returns to their founders and funders.” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet’s waning resources. The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and seen them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses.”
The GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and green technology industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
BigBelly Solar helps cities, colleges and other organizations transform their waste and recycling collection operations. Their solutions create efficiencies in the incredible resource-intensive processes for dealing with public space waste and facilitate truly sustainable recycling programs. By conserving manpower and fuel, BigBelly helps these organizations save money and reduce their carbon footprint.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley 200 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
“It is an honor to once again be recognized by AlwaysOn,” said Jim Poss, President and Founder of BigBelly Solar. “We continue to bring innovation to this industry in order to increase recycling and decrease CO2 emissions while providing a real ROI for our customers.”
About BigBelly Solar
Recognized as a C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group best practice, BigBelly Solar is a leading global provider of innovative and sustainable solutions for the management of waste & recycling, with more than 1,000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit http://bigbellysolar.com
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.