Montréal (Canada) – Écotech Québec, Québec’s cleantech cluster, is proud to announce that Fasken has joined the organization as a prestige partner.
“The commitment of Fasken, which has one of the oldest environmental law practices in Canada, will provide us with significant support, in view of their expertise, notably in the areas of regulations, permitting, dispute resolution, regulatory procedures and compliance,” said Denis Leclerc, Écotech Québec President and CEO.
“We are pleased to be providing even more tangible support for all actors in the cleantech ecosystem in Québec by joining Écotech Québec. This is a booming industry that is essential to the transition to a green economy,” added Éric Bédard, Fasken’s Managing Partner for the Québec region.
Fasken joins Écotech Québec’s existing prestige partners: Bell, Cycle Capital Management, Énergir, Enerkem, EY, Fondaction, Investissement Québec and the Mouvement Desjardins. “These prestige partners, representing important sectors of the economy, provide eloquent testimony to the diversity of the cleantech industry ecosystem in Québec,” Mr. Leclerc went on to say.
About Écotech Québec
The first organization of its kind in Canada, Écotech Québec represents the cleantech cluster. It supports local actors - companies, researchers, investors and groups - in order to accelerate the development, financing and marketing of clean technologies. As a not-for-profit organization, Écotech Québec relies on the financial support of a number of actors in the private sector, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal and the governments of Québec and Canada. Écotech Québec is a founding partner of the CanadaCleantech Alliance, a member of the International Cleantech Network, and a founding member of the Solar Impulse Foundation’s World Alliance for Efficient Solutions.
About FaskenFasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value and clients at the centre of all we do. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s Website at fasken.com.