IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - SAIL Capital Partners has announced that David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, has joined SAIL's Advisory Board. While in office, David was the Chair of the C40 Climate Leadership Group, comprised of the Mayors of the world's leading cities, working in partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative. At the request of the current C40 Chair, Mayor Bloomberg, David will continue to be formally involved with the work of the C40.
"Mayor Miller is one of the great thought leaders in making cities and communities sustainable," said Walter Schindler, Managing Partner of SAIL Capital Partners. "We are very pleased to have such a prominent Canadian share SAIL's vision and support our further growth and investment in Canada."
Since leaving office in 2010, David has advised the World Bank, the OECD, and the United Nations environment programme, and is affiliated with the Club de Madrid (the International organization of former Presidents and Prime Ministers). He has been appointed to the Boards of the Suzuki Foundation and Cape Farewell Canada, and is working as an advisor to international businesses interested in sustainability. David is currently Counsel, international business and sustainability at Aird & Berlis LLP in Toronto.
"I am delighted to join the advisory board of SAIL Capital Partners," commented Mayor Miller. "SAIL helps new ideas become successful businesses, ideas that answer the most pressing challenge of our time: how to unite the environment and our economy."
SAIL Capital Partners LLC (www.sailcapital.com) is a leading cleantech investment firm with a global vision of technologies, markets, and opportunities. SAIL invests in cleantech companies with proven technologies, visionary leadership, measurable impact, and exciting growth potential. SAIL has invested in a number of today's leading cleantech companies, including Xtreme Power, The Cleantech Group, Dow Kokam, Enerpulse, SNTech, FlexEnergy, Paragon Airheater Technologies, Ice Energy, M2 Renewables, Clean Technology Solutions, CNS Response, and WaterHealth International. SAIL has offices in California, Washington D.C., Louisiana, and Toronto, as well as a global network of investors and advisors.