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We are pleased to announce that Ken Barker, CEO of Naturally Advanced Technologies, has been chosen to present at this years LD MICRO Conference today in Southern California.
Each company of the 70 companies selected for the conference will make their presentations to a tight knit, loyal investor base that LD MICRO has built up over the past seven years. Barker will present the company’s patented CRAILAR technologies.
Produced from bast fibers, CRAILAR’s industry changing technologies are based on abundant, environmentally sustainable and renewable resources. CRAILAR technologies provide economically attractive and performance oriented solutions to water and pesticide intensive raw materials as well as petro-chemical based raw materials, for industries such as textiles and pulp & paper.
Billionaire George Soros announced an investment of over $1 billion into the Cleantech industry. The world’s 29th richest man indicated that he was interested in investing in technologies that are both profitable and are effective in reducing global climate change. This news comes one month after Vinod Khosla announced that his firm had raised 1.1 billion for investment in Cleantech .
Thanks to the implementation and enforcement of laws with strong green house gas reduction targets, investors are eager to fund new solutions and provide a welcome reception for smart and innovative ideas to improve energy efficiency.
The result is cleaner sources of energy, clean air and a better environment and don’t forget the creation of thousands of green jobs.