SEATTLE, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCBB:MVTG - News) (FRANKFURT:5MV - News) today announced that it has selected Sterling Communications, Inc. as agency of record for corporate communications for its Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd. subsidiary. Sterling is an integrated communications firm that specializes in representing technology-based companies in a wide range of markets, including cleantech and sustainability.
"We selected Sterling because of its track record generating visibility for companies that are pioneering new markets and technologies," said Larry Kristof, Mantra's President and CEO. "We are confident that Sterling has the right mix of skills and experience to help us spread the word about the benefits and market potential of our ERC (electro-chemical reduction of carbon dioxide) process."
Marianne O'Connor, Sterling's CEO said, "We are passionate about working with companies that want to do well by doing good. We believe Mantra Energy Alternatives has the potential to play an important role in the effort to find long-term solutions for the growing global problem of carbon emissions."
About Mantra Energy:
Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd.'s mission is to become the world leader in production of high value, carbon negative chemicals and fuels. Mantra's ERC system will reduce the problem greenhouse gas CO2 and convert it into a series of valuable chemicals, a form of carbon capture and recycling (CCR). There are currently 27 billion metric tons of CO2 emitted annually from fossil fuel combustion, providing an inexhaustible supply of feedstock. The first product is formic acid (HCOOH), which commands a market of approximately USD $1 billion.
Mantra is a public company quoted on the OTC BB under the symbol MVTG and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 5MV.
About Sterling Communications
Sterling Communications Inc. creates and drives integrated communications campaigns for high-tech and cleantech companies. Our PR, social media, marketing, and web design services increase awareness, engage communities, drive revenue and build brands. Founded in 1989, Sterling is headquartered in Los Gatos, California with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. Sterling serves four main tech markets: green and cleantech; consumer solutions; enterprise IT; and service provider solutions. Past and current green and cleantech clients include: Artemis Project, Cavet Technologies, Cleantech Group, Global Imagination, MaxWest Environmental Systems, Sigma Designs, Unirac and Veolia Environnment. Discover more at http://sterlingpr.com
Forward-Looking Statements: Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties. See Mantra Venture Group's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission which identify specific factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.
Sterling Communications, for Mantra Energy Alternatives
SOURCE Mantra Venture Group Ltd.