The Cleantech Group is a company that supports the development and marketability of clean technologies. The Cleantech Group provides members of its Cleantech network access to capital, investors, research and promotional opportunities. The group also provides advisory services for large corporations and governments. The Cleantech Group owns the term "cleantech" as a registered trademark. The term usually refers to investments in technologies and related business models focused on the roots of ecological challenges. (In contrast, terms greentech or environmental technology often are used more narrowly to represent products and solutions designed to mitigate pollution.) According to the companys website, the Cleantech Group has a stated mission to accelerate the growth of clean technology markets worldwide by functioning as a provider of insight, business opportunities, and relationships.