Press Release

Jefferies to Host 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference

NEW YORK, February 3, 2012 - Jefferies today announced that it will host its 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference February 22-23 in New York City. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions and presentations from over 100 leading public and private companies across the clean technology spectrum including biofuels/renewable chemicals, bio agriculture, energy storage, smart grid, clean transportation, lighting & efficiency, solar, wind, water, geothermal and waste-to-energy.

Conference keynote speakers include:

  • Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
  • David Crane, CEO, NRG Energy, Inc.
  • Junfeng Li, Deputy Director General, National Centre of Climate Change Strategy Research (NCCS)
  • Robert Orr, United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Strategic Planning and Policy Coordination, Principal Policy Advisor to the UN Secretary General on Climate Change
  • Vincent Schäcter, VP, Research & Development, Total SA

Amy Smith, Global Head of Clean Technology Investment Banking at Jefferies, commented,
“This conference underscores Jefferies’ continued commitment to creating new opportunities for Clean Technology companies and their investors. Our conference, which is one of the largest industry events dedicated to the sector, provides institutional investors with a way to identify new opportunities and themes across the sector while also providing Clean Technology management teams with an environment to interact with key strategic partners and shareholders.”

“Our annual conference is unique in both scale and scope, attracting broad participation and dialogue from leading Clean Tech companies, institutional investors, key policymakers, and thought leaders from around the world,” added Jesse Pichel, Global Head of Clean Technology Equity Research at Jefferies. “Energy and climate change remain the world’s greatest sustainability challenges; our conference can inspire, challenge, and equip investors and executives in the sector to help capitalize and advance the new energy economy.”

For further information about the Jefferies 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference, please contact your Jefferies representative. You must be pre-registered in order to attend the conference.

Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) is the global investment banking firm focused on serving clients for nearly 50 years. The firm is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments, and provides a full range of investment banking, sales, trading, research and strategy across the spectrum of equities, fixed income and commodities, as well as offers select asset and wealth management strategies, in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

For further information, please contact:

Mary Ann Ranalli, Jefferies +1 212 284 2428,,
Carole Bishop, Jefferies, + 44 20 7029 8960,