SOURCE: 3Degrees


August 26, 2010 13:00 ET

3Degrees Named to Inc. Magazine's List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies -- the Inc. 5000

3Degrees Ranks No. 1153 on the 2010 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 258%

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 26, 2010) -  Inc. magazine today ranked 3Degrees No. 1153 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

With a three-year sales growth rate of 258 percent and 2009 revenue of $20.9 million, the company also secured Inc. 5000 rankings of 11th among companies in the Environmental Services category and of 49th among companies located in the San Francisco metro area.

"This Inc. 5000 ranking is a testament to the dedication of our employees and the strength of our utility, project owner, corporate and other partnerships," said Dan Kalafatas, President of 3Degrees. "We look forward to building on this growth and continuing our work accelerating the development of a low-carbon renewable energy economy."

"The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. President Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs."

About 3Degrees

3Degrees partners with organizations that want to utilize environmental commodities, such as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and verified carbon offsets, to build value for their customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

By partnering with 3Degrees:

  • Organizations impacted by government renewable energy and carbon emission policies can manage their renewable energy and carbon emission compliance risk and realize profitable environmental market opportunities.

  • Businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations can use environmental commodities, such as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and verified carbon offsets, to mitigate the environmental impact of their operations and realize their green power and carbon emission reduction goals.

  • Utilities and other load-serving entities can use 3Degrees' unique Community Connect methodology and expert program management team to launch and expand voluntary green power and carbon balancing programs that strengthen their stakeholder relationships.

  • Renewable energy and carbon offset project owners can bring their RECs and carbon offsets to market, creating new long-term revenue streams for their projects.

Through these partnerships 3Degrees accelerates development of a low-carbon, renewable energy economy by increasing demand for renewable energy and carbon offsets, channeling capital to renewable energy and carbon reduction projects and improving the efficiency of environmental markets.

3Degrees was named to the 2010 Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing companies and received the Department of Energy's Non-Utility Renewable Energy Supplier of the Year award in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

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