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Environmental Tech companies score well globally in 2006

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Environmental stocks in 2006 - value of leading environmental technology companies almost tripled in 2006, according to Impax ET50
http://www.impax.co.uk/asset/et50.htm

The Impax ET50 Index (ET50) is a performance-tracking index dedicated solely to publicly quoted companies that have core businesses in the development and operation of environmental technologies.
The ET50 constituents are the fifty largest by market capitalisation (MC) from the global universe of over 2000 pure-play ET companies identified by Impax Asset Management Ltd.
The current range for (pre-adjustments) MC of companies in the ET50 is $800 million to $8 billion.
The index is a capital-weighted, non-dividend adjusted global index with further adjustments (a) for non-ET activity and (b) to ensure that no company represents >10% of the index.
For further information, please e-mail iam@impax.co.uk

Geographical Composition
North America 32% Europe 54% Rest of the World 15%

The Impax ET50 top ten at the end of 2006 :
1. REC (solar, Norway)
2. Suzlon (wind, India)
3. Vestas (wind, Denmark)
4. Gamesa (wind, Spain)
5. Suntech Power (solar, China)
6. Solarworld (solar, Germany)
7. Kingspan (insulation materials, Ireland)
8. Q Cells (solar, Germany)
9. Stericycle (clinical waste, US)
10. EDF Energies Nouvelles (wind, France)

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