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Invest Vancouver / Key Industries / Green Economy

The Metro Vancouver region is home to a burgeoning green economy cluster of firms engaged in green buildings, clean transportation, and renewable and low carbon fuels. The ever-expanding cleantech sector is creating a brighter future for generations to come.  


/ World-renowned
      hydrogen fuel cell industry

/ 200 firms generating $1.7 billion
      in revenues annually

/ 3,000 graduating students
      each year from engineering and applied science programs




Regional Strengths

/ Green Building

/ Clean Technology (Cleantech)

/ Clean Transportation

/ Sustainability Services

/ Land and Water Remediation

/ Environmental Consulting

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Industry Snapshot


Clean Transportation: Findings and actions to strengthen the sector in the Metro Vancouver region

Metro Vancouver is well-positioned to lead the next global wave of clean transportation innovation, development, and commercialization, but risks losing significant parts of this export industry, including some of its fastest growing and most successful firms, if barriers to investment and future industry growth are not urgently addressed, according to a report from Invest Vancouver.

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Invest Vancouver acknowledges that the region’s residents live, work, and learn on the shared territories of many Indigenous peoples, including 10 local First Nations: Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Squamish, Tsawwassen, and Tsleil-Waututh.

Invest Vancouver respects the diverse and distinct histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which collectively enrich our lives and the region.