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CarbonCure CEO Rob Niven Awarded Canada's Top 40 Under 40

Robert Niven recognized for founding and scaling CarbonCure Technologies, the world leader in CO2 utilization technologies 

Today, Caldwell Partners recognized CarbonCure’s CEO, Robert Niven as one of 2017’s Canada’s Top 40 Under 40®.   


CarbonCure CEO and Founder, Rob Niven

The award recognizes Rob's achievements in founding and scaling CarbonCure Technologies, the world leader in CO2 utilization innovations. The process reuses CO2, a greenhouse gas, to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the global concrete and cement sector. 

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Previous recipients of this award include notable Canadians such as;

  • The Hon. Bill Moreau Morneau, Minister of Finance
  • George Cope, President and CEO, Bell Canada Enterprises
  • Julie Payette, Astronaut
  • Jordan Banks, CEO, Facebook Canada
  • Christine Magee, President, Sleep Country Canada 

Rob’s induction into Canada’s Top 40 under 40 comes within the same year that he was awarded the Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award and the CarbonCure team was selected as a semi-finalist in the $20 million global NRG COSIA XPRIZE competition.  


About CarbonCure Technologies Inc.

CarbonCure’s retrofit technology chemically sequesters waste carbon dioxide during the concrete manufacturing process to make greener and stronger concrete. CarbonCure is part of a growing industry of CO2-utilization technologies that are expected to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030. CarbonCure’s technology is currently operational in a growing number of concrete plants across North America, including several of the world’s largest vertically-integrated cement and concrete companies. CarbonCure is one of 27 semi-finalists in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE challenge, which has been called the Nobel prize for climate technologies. For more information, visit:

About Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

Canada’s Top 40 under 40 is a dynamic award program that identifies outstanding young achievers in Canadian business, visionaries and innovators changing the way things are done. They are inspiring others and already giving back to their community and to Canada. And everyone one of them is under the age of forty. Founded in 1995 by the Caldwell Partners, Top 40 is the country’s most coveted award for young business leaders, often the first program to shine the spotlight on many successful notables. Honorees have gone on to create remarkable track records of achievement post-award; the ranks of Top 40 alumni include hundreds of nationally and internationally prominent CEOs, CFOs, executives, and entrepreneurs. For more information visit:

Alanna Komisar, CarbonCure Technologies Inc.  
Tel: +1 (647) 637-2118

Biographies for all of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 can be found here


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