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  • NEIA pleased with provincial commitment to review environmental assessment and permitting processes

    “Industry is encouraged that government is responding to its expressed needs, and is pleased to see this commitment,” says Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director. “We see opportunities where efficiencies can be achieved for both the public and private sectors – without impacting environmental outcomes.”

  • NEIA leads Atlantic Canadian delegation to Americana Conference

    “Industries in markets worldwide are looking for more efficient and more sustainable products and services to meet their economic and environmental objectives,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director. “Participation at events like Americana helps firms in Atlantic Canada not just zero in where those opportunities are, but also establish the right contacts to help pursue them.”

  • Province releases Multi-Year Infrastructure Plan and Outlines Priority Investments for Five Years

    Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced a multi-year plan for infrastructure investments. The Way Forward: A Multi-Year Plan for Infrastructure Investments outlines commitments to education, health, buildings and roads, and municipal infrastructure through an investment of nearly $3 billion.

  • NEIA announces clean tech connector event as part of Innovation Week

    NEIA is announcing a clean technology research matching event as part of Innovation Week – May 8 – 12, 2017. The Innovation Connector will match clean technology research across multiple sectors of the province’s economy with market opportunities and business needs.

  • NEIA 2016-2017 Annual Report

    See what the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association was up to in 2016-2017.

  • NEIA soliciting input for the development of new Memorial University intellectual property policy

    Memorial University is revising its IP Policy and intends to develop a creator-owned policy. A draft creator-owned policy, and associated procedures and supporting documents are being distributed for feedback. NEIA will be submitting feedback on behalf of the environmental sector, and your input is being sought.

  • LAST CHANCE: Give NEIA your input on NL’s proposed system for development of carbon offsets framework

    The Management of Greenhouse Gas Act was passed in June 2016 to establish a legislative framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by large industrial emitters in NL. A draft of NL’s first carbon offset protocol (focusing on energy efficiency, fuel switching, and renewable energy projects) is being shared, and NEIA needs your professional insight!

  • NEIA memberships are due; members must be in good standing in order to vote at AGM

    A friendly reminder that fees are due for NEIA membership. Only those with a membership in good standing are able to register their votes at next week’s AGM.

  • NEIA’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

    On March 15th, 2017 the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is holding its Annual General Meeting at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL.

  • Environmental Managers Roundtable, March 14, 2017

    The next Environmental Managers Roundtable is taking place on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. This session will be an opportunity for environmental managers in varying segments of the economy to network, discuss issues of common concern, and share information in a relaxed and informal setting.

  • Training Course: Erosion and Sediment Control Certificate Course

    This course was introduced in 2016 and was highly regarded by its participants. NEIA, in cooperation with VOI Training, has announced dates for 2017. The Maximum registration for the course is 18 individuals, and this year’s course was wait listed, so be sure to confirm your spot as soon as you can.

  • Let’s Talk Exports, May 18, 2017

    Join Peter G. Hall, Vice-President & Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, in a discussion about the global economy and its effects on Canada, along with forecasts of the Canadian dollar, commodity prices, and growth in your industry.

  • Introduction to Lean and Green & Innovation Insights Tour

    Join Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) with Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) in partnership with Department of Business, Tourism, Culture & Rural Development and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for this valuable information session and learn more about the measures that not only yield cost savings, but also reduce the burden on the environment.

  • Introducing NEIA’s new Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Matt Rumboldt will be working on behalf of NEIA to promote the products, services, and successes of its members. If your business has a story it would like NEIA to share, please contact Matt at 709.237.8390 or matt@neia.org.

  • New climate change and infrastructure programs from FCM for municipalities

    Today FCM announced two new programs that will provide funding, training and knowledge sharing to help Canadian municipalities like yours take action on climate change and strengthen infrastructure planning and decision-making. The programs are funded by the Government of Canada.

  • Department of Environment and Climate Change releases summary document of its climate change consultations

    As a firm or environmental professional working in Newfoundland and Labrador’s green economy, are your views reflected in the summary? Read the document to see what advice the Dept. of Environment and Climate Change has in hand to develop the province’s new climate change action plan.

  • EOI – OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY DEVELOPMENT: Supply Chain Identification and Capacity within Newfoundland and Labrador

    NEIA is seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) from parties interested in providing information on the supply chain of offshore wind energy development, specifically: identifying the products and services typically involved in offshore wind energy development; and of the products and services identified, providing a list of which are already being provided by firms operating in Newfoundland and Labrador in some capacity.

  • NEIA leading business development mission to AMERICANA conference in Montreal – 6 spaces available for Atlantic Canadian firms

    NEIA and its partners are recruiting Atlantic Canadian firms to attend the AMERICANA conference in Montreal, Quebec from March 21-23, 2017. AMERICANA is one of North American’s largest multi-sector environmental trade show and conferences. Featuring more than 200 lectures, a trade-show bringing together 350 organizations and companies, and over 3,000 business meetings, about 10,000 AMERICANA participants are expected.

  • Persons or organizations wishing to comment on net metering applications can do so on or before February 1, 2017

    Interested in supporting the implementation of net metering? The PUB has received applications from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and Newfoundland Power Inc. requesting approval of Net Metering programs to provide utility customers with the option to offset their own energy usage through small-scale renewable generation they develop themselves. The applications may be viewed on the Board’s website.

  • NEIA makes submission to Newfoundland and Labrador’s business innovation agenda engagement

    “NEIA is pleased to have had the opportunity to contribute its ideas and perspectives as the province develops its innovation agenda,” says Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director. “We look forward to a continuing dialogue on driving innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador.”

  • WORKSHOP: UAV & UAS in Natural Resources Sectors

    NEIA with its partners is presenting a workshop on February 24th on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Natural Resources Sectors in Corner Brook. Themes for the workshop include the application of these technologies as they relate to: forestry; agriculture; energy; wildlife management / ecology; environmental monitoring; and GIS / mapping.

  • NEIA pleased utilities have submitted net metering policy applications to Public Utilities Board

    “Net metering will allow businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador to provide their green energy solutions locally; remove barriers to competitiveness for companies in comparison to those in other jurisdictions; and support local firms in testing and marketing their products and services internationally where small scale green energy compatibility is expected of them,” says Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Executive Director.

  • Kieran Hanley appointed as NEIA’s Executive Director

    Kieran Hanley has been appointed the Executive Director of NEIA by the association’s Board of Directors, a position he had filled in an interim capacity since August.

  • NEIA continuing its work to drive business opportunities in the Caribbean region

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is moving forward with its next phase of business development in the Caribbean thanks, in part, to investments of just over $163,000 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and close to $41,500 from the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development (BTCRD).

  • NEIA’s 2017 Caribbean Project

    NEIA, in partnership ACOA and BTCRD, is continuing its work assisting firms in the investigation of and pursuit of international business opportunities in the Caribbean region. The 2017 Caribbean Project includes the development of a series of firm-specific market entry strategies, a mission to the region in the Spring of 2017, and a follow-up to the region in the Fall of 2017.

  • NEIA soliciting feedback on province’s initiative to develop a new business innovation agenda

    In support of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s initiative to develop a new business innovation agenda for the province, NEIA is engaging its members and soliciting feedback on a series of focused innovation-related questions. NEIA will compile the (anonymous) feedback received from participants, summarize according to theme, and submit a report on behalf of its members by the January 18th deadline. Interested firms and individuals can participate in the short 5-question survey…

  • LAST CHANCE – NEIA making submission to federal review of EA processes; seeking your input

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has established an Expert Panel to review federal environmental assessment (EA) processes. The Expert Panel is encouraging interesting parties and stakeholders to make written submissions by December 23, 2016. Given interest from its membership, NEIA will be making a submission to the Expert Panel. Interested environmental professionals are asked to consider the following questions as a guide for feedback…

  • Training Course: Environmental Monitoring for Construction Projects

    Environmental Monitoring for Construction Projects has been presented to thousands of course participants across Canada. It is “the” recognized training course for Environmental Monitors and those project stakeholders who request, require or work alongside Environmental Monitors.

  • NEIA applauds Province for introducing new procurement legislation

    “Outdated procurement policies and procedures are acting as barriers for local businesses in providing their products and services to our own governments and agencies,” says Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “Our members have been asking for the reform of public procurement for some time. We applaud the government for listening, and for taking these necessary steps.”

  • NEIA meets with Minister of Natural Resources to discuss progress on net metering policy

    “We were pleased with the result of our meeting,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “Minister Coady re-affirmed a strong commitment on behalf of this government for the introduction of net metering. The Minister and her officials provided us with details on where the programming is in the process and what the pathway is for implementation.”

  • Seeking an investor for a clean technology project?

    The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), is issuing a “Call to Action” to encourage proposals for clean technology projects in order to stimulate clean growth, open up access to new markets, create well-paying jobs and, ultimately, enhance environmental performance in Atlantic Canada.

  • Newleef 2016 a success!

    Over 160 participants. 45 speakers. Over two days business owners, entrepreneurs, environmental professionals, academics, decision-makers, policy developers, and other green economy stakeholders came together to explore business opportunities, learn about the latest local research, and discuss environmental issues with a focus on solutions.

  • Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

    The 8-hour refresher course takes place on November 21, 2016. The full 40-hour course takes place between November 14 – 18, 2016. Reserve your seat now – limited space available.

  • NEIA makes recommendations to province in its development of a new climate change strategy

    NEIA has submitted a series of recommendations for the province to consider in its development of a new climate change strategy. “NEIA consulted directly with its membership, its industry partners, and engaged with the general public in the development of its recommendations,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “Our submission focuses on the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with an emphasis on maximizing the economic opportunities associated with those activities.”

  • NEIA leads Atlantic Canadian trade mission to WindEnergy conference in Hamburg, Germany

    “There is tremendous potential for wind energy development in Atlantic Canada,” said Hanley. “From a Newfoundland and Labrador perspective, the experience here in Hamburg will help our firms build the networks and capacity required for them to continue their pursuit of an installation off the shores of the west coast of the island.”

  • Program finalized for Newleef 2016!

    NEIA and its partners are thrilled this year to present a conference agenda jam-packed with exciting and informative green economy programming. Follow the link, check out the final agenda, and register now for the conference!

  • Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy Conference Highlighting Opportunities for Diversification

    “There is enormous momentum in Canada and beyond in the green economy and clean tech space,” said NEIA’s Interim Executive Director Kieran Hanley. “Newleef is the only event in Newfoundland and Labrador which brings together business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals, academics, decision-makers, and policy developers across the sector under the same roof.”

  • Minister Perry Trimper announced as keynote at Newleef!

    The Honourable Perry Trimper, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will open day two at Newleef 2016 with an intimate question and answer session. Check out our updated list of speakers and register today for the conference!

  • Preliminary list of Newleef 2016 speakers released!

    Get an idea of the conference agenda for Newleef 2016 and check out the preliminary list of speakers. More exciting speakers to be announced soon!

  • NEIA launches industry engagement campaign for new provincial climate change strategy

    “The challenges presented by pursuing emissions reductions and addressing adaptation represent business opportunities,” said Kieran Hanley, NEIA’s Interim Executive Director. “This campaign is about identifying those opportunities and providing government with guidance on how their strategy can maximize the benefit to the local green economy.”

  • Hon. Judy Foote announced as keynote speaker for Newleef 2016!

    NEIA’s annual green economy conference is taking place on October 12-13, 2016 in St. John’s, NL. Register now and secure your seat to hear Minister Foote speak to the federal government’s new focus on the environment and the green economy, and what that may mean for Newfoundland and Labrador. More information on the conference coming soon!

  • NEIA extends gratitude to outgoing Executive Director

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is announcing the departure of its Executive Director, Ted Lomond. “On behalf of NEIA’s staff, members, and board of directors, I thank Mr. Lomond for his hard work and wish him the best of luck and success in his future endeavours,” said Lyndsay Haynes, Chair of NEIA’s Board of Directors.

  • NEIA publishes first edition of magazine exploring Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy

    “The aim of this initiative is to help broaden our collective understanding of what the green economy is, and how it is active in our province,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director. “Having a better understanding of what clean technology is – and what it can be – will be critical for the diversification of our province’s economy.”

  • Province holding in-person consultation sessions for new climate change strategy in St. John’s this week

    Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are being asked to participate in consultations to inform the development of a new provincial climate change strategy. Input is requested by September 16, 2016. Engagements include in-person sessions across the province, a series of online consultations, and the ability to submit your ideas online at any time.

  • NEIA Opens Call for Abstracts for its 2016 Newleef Conference

    “The green economy and the clean technology and services which drive it represent a significant path for economic diversification and growth for Newfoundland and Labrador,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “This is a particularly exciting year for industry given the priority focus the Federal government is giving the environment and the support of the products and processes which protect it.”

  • Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund now accepting proposals

    Provincially owned and/or operated businesses, industry associations and non-profit organizations can apply for a maximum $15,000 non-repayable contribution for the development of new or improved technologies, products, services or processes that support the management of solid waste in Newfoundland and Labrador – at any stage of the waste management hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recycle or recover).

  • NEIA interested in input from members on GHG reporting requirements, and business opportunities arising from GHG reporting in Newfoundland and Labrador

    On June 7, 2016, the provincial government introduced its plans to achieve greenhouse gas emissions from industrial large emitters. NEIA is interested in hearing your feedback on greenhouse gas reporting requirements for Newfoundland and Labrador, and the business opportunities that may be generated through the introduction of reporting in the province.

  • NEIA soliciting input and experiences relating to the use of Environmental Codes of Practice and Guidance Documents

    In the coming months, NEIA will be working with its provincial partners towards the improvement of these documents with an aim to increase efficiency. As a private sector practitioner, your input is invaluable. NEIA will reach out to you on a case-by-case basis as new codes and documents come up for review.

  • NEIA pleased with Province’s Introduction of Carbon Pricing for Large Emitters

    For Immediate Release June 7, 2016 Industry expects robust engagement in development of regulations ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is applauding the efforts of the province in addressing the greenhouse gas emissions from …

  • Doing Business with the Government of Canada

    The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This seminar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, and build networks and promote your business.

  • NEIA’s Export and International Business Network Effective and Growing

    “Together, working cooperatively, these organizations can achieve much more than if they were working alone. The industry-led, bottom-up approach has proven effective by maintaining a strong focus on the needs and capacities of individual firms,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director.

  • 4 NEIA member firms have CEO’s named in this year’s Top 50 across Atlantic Canada

    Atlantic Business Magazine names Brian Dalton (Alitus Minerals), Michael Hanrahan (petroforma laboratories), and Rick Tiller (Tiller Group of Companies) among Top 50 CEO’s in the region; names Larry Puddister (Pennecon and Newcrete) as CEO of the Year.

  • NEIA disappointed Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is open to importing power, while Government policies continue to inhibit local generation

    “Industry has been asking for access to the energy grid for years but has been – and continues to be – denied that access,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “To discover that we are now considering purchasing power from outside the province is perplexing and upsetting.”

  • Strong international business opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador firms in 2017

    Let’s Talk Exports complements NEIA’s extensive work supporting international business development for firms in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • MEMBER NOTICE: Fee changes in Budget 2016 that may affect operations of environmental sector firms

    A list of fee changes and/or additions from the provincial 2016 budgets which may impact the operations of environmental sector firms.

  • Erosion and Sediment Control Certificate Course

    This training opportunity has reached capacity. If you would like to be put on our waiting list, or express interest in taking this course in the future, please contact us. This professional development opportunity is brand new to Newfoundland and Labrador. Erosion and transport of soil by water and wind is a primary environmental protection and management activity on most development sites. The purpose of the Erosion and Sediment Control course is to investigate the fundamentals of effective erosion and sediment control practice.

  • NEIA makes submission to the Government Renewal Initiative on behalf of its members

    This Winter that Provincial Government launched a multi-year Government Renewal Initiative to identify a combination of measures to eliminate the province’s deficit and move forward with a sustainable budgetary framework for Newfoundland and Labrador. On March 17, 2016, NEIA made a series of submissions which are summarized here.

  • Integrating Intellectual Property into your International Business Strategy

    If you want your business to be successful, Intellectual Property (IP) matters. Every business has one form or another of intellectual property (IP) – it can be a company’s most valuable asset. Come learn about trade secrets, patents, trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs and how these intangible assets can be used strategically to open doors nationally and internationally.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Build in Canada Innovation Program

    Date: May 17, 2016 Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm Location: NEIA’s Boardoom at 90 O’Leary Avenue, Suite 207 Cost: Free! A light lunch will be provided. The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps Canadian businesses bridge the pre-commercialization gap that …

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to ISO 26001: Social Responsibility

    Business and organizations do not operate in a vacuum. Their relationship to the society and environment in which they operate is a critical factor in their ability to continue to operate effectively. It is also increasingly being used as a measure of their overall performance. ISO 26000 provides guidance on how businesses and organizations can operate in a socially responsible way.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard

    This information session will provide a high level overview of the requirements of the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard, and about how the upcoming revision could affect existing quality management systems. Participants will also learn about the benefits of participating in a full ISO 9001:2015 Transition workshop.

  • NEIA Elects new Board of Directors

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) held its Annual General Meeting Wednesday, March 22nd which featured the election of its Board of Directors and the appointment of Dan Brake, Chief Executive Officer with EMSAT Corporation, as the organization’s Chairperson.

  • Minister of Environment and Conservation to speak at NEIA’s AGM

    Hon. Perry Trimper, Minister of Environment and Conservation, will be opening NEIA’s Annual General Meeting on March 22, 2016. Mr. Trimper is also the Minister Responsible for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board.

  • Newfoundland and Labrador businesses impressing at international green economy conference

    Three environmental sector firms from Newfoundland and Labrador are showcasing their products and services at the GLOBE 2016 international green economy conference in Vancouver, BC. EnviroBlu Solutions, Oil Filtration Solutions Ltd., and SubC Imaging are among six Atlantic Canadian businesses taking part in a trade mission led by the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA).

  • Fisheries Protection Workshop for Environmental Professionals

    Environmental consultants have an integral role in the implementation of the Fisheries Act both through their representation of their clients, and as a primary screening role of prospective projects for compliance. This workshop on March 16, presented by DFO, will provide an excellent opportunity for all parties to gain a better understanding of new requirements and processes.

  • NEIA’s 2016 Annual General Meeting

    On the the morning of March 22nd, 2016 the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is holding its Annual General Meeting at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. Continental breakfast will be available at 8:00am, with the meeting starting at 8:30am. The meeting is expected to finish at 10:00.

  • Immediate input required from NEIA members: recommendations to help government address difficult fiscal situation

    NEIA will be presenting to government, on its members’ behalf, a series of recommendations to help address the difficult fiscal and economic reality facing the province. NEIA members are encouraged to reflect on the following three questions and provide their feedback…

  • Interested in learning about opportunities to do business in Turkey?

    Interested in learning about opportunities to do business in Turkey? The consulting team of Tony Aggarwal and Murat Tenekecioglu are available to meet with firms one-on-one from February 17-19 to discuss potential opportunities for your business in this exciting market. …

  • NEIA applauds certification of Forestry Services Branch as an example for other businesses and industries

    “ISO 14001:2004 certification will help open new doors for our forestry industry, while also contributing to efficient management and building sector capacity,” said Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “This is an excellent illustration of economic development and environmental responsibility objectives progressing concurrently. Business and environment are not mutually exclusive of one another, and the Forestry Services Branch’s initiative provides a great example for other firms and industries in the province to follow.”

  • Export and International Business Network Meeting

    NEIA’s Export and International Business Network is a group of firms in the environmental sector conducting business, or looking to explore opportunities, abroad. If you are interested in doing business internationally, being a member of the network allows you to accomplish in cooperation with other businesses what you cannot do alone – while benefiting from NEIA’s knowledge of existing financial supports for firms just like yours.

  • NEIA commends Paradise for piloting public transportation project

    For Immediate Release December 17, 2015 ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is commending the Town of Paradise in its announcement last night of a pilot commuter service program for its residents starting in …

  • Turkey In Depth – A detailed sector-specific session on doing business in Turkey

    According to HSBC’s ‘The World in 2050’ report, Turkey will be the world’s 12th and Europe’s fourth biggest economy by 2050. Building on the information from the November 2014 “Spotlight on Turkey” event, ADIANL and NEIA are pleased to host “Turkey: In Depth – A detailed sector-specific session on doing business in Turkey” on December 10th. Registration is free.

  • NEIA releases Provincial Policy Recommendations for Newfoundland and Labrador

    NEIA has published a document outlining provincial policy recommendations in support for growing NL’s green economy. “Over the course of the past five months, NEIA has engaged its members, industry associations, interest groups, and environmental professionals on what they saw as obstacles to and opportunities for the growth of our province’s green economy,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director. “The result is a series of policy recommendations, ranging from economy-wide interventions to firm-level supports, which we will discuss with our government partners.”

  • Bolstered by success of previous trade missions, Newfoundland and Labrador environmental firms return to the Caribbean

    For Immediate Release November 16, 2015 ST. JOHN’S, NL – From November 16 -25, the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA), is leading a network of firms from Newfoundland and Labrador to the Caribbean on a return mission to …

  • Newleef 2015 slide decks now online – and an event review

    In just four years, since the first iteration of Newleef in 2012, attendance at the event has grown by over 100%. The conference has expanded from one day of linear sessions in its first year, to two days of multiple streams of presentations and as many as three concurrent activities for attendees.

  • Have your say on green economy policy

    NEIA is in the final stages of engaging its membership, environmental sector stakeholders, and the public on green economy policy priorities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Have your say by participating in the three attached surveys, or email Kieran Hanley directly at kieran@neia.org.

  • NEIA leading Atlantic Canada delegation to one of the world’s largest green economy tradeshows – GLOBE 2016 in Vancouver, BC

    DEADLINE: TODAY. GLOBE is one of the largest green economy expos in the world, and an opportunity for your firm to build business relationships and discover its international potential. As a member of the delegation, firms are able to take advantage of: strategic matchmaking services, exhibition space, booth management, reduced fees, and possible travel stipends. NEIA is limited to taking 10 firms to Vancouver, so indicate your interest soon.

  • Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

    The 8-hour refresher course takes place on December 7, 2015. The full 40-hour course takes place between November 30 – December 4, 2015. Reserve your seat now – limited space available.

  • Join the ‘Newfoundland & Labrador Environmental Professionals’ LinkedIn Group

    A place for those who work in the environmental field to (1) discuss topics of common interest or concern; (2) share new ideas, resources, and best practices; (3) identify training or resource needs not currently available in NL; (4) share professional development opportunities. Membership is limited to those employed within NL in an environmental or HS&E role in the private sector.

  • Registration closed for #Newleef2015

    Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy Conference begins tomorrow morning, and at the close of registration it will be the biggest Newleef yet. Don’t have a ticket? Follow the action along on twitter at #Newleef2015.

  • Newleef research matching session featured in The Gazette; learn more how about how your business can benefit from participating

    This will mark NEIA’s fourth research matching event, with each of the three previous resulting in collaborations between industry and academia – collaborations supported by funding agencies. It is an opportunity for firms to discover local research expertise with an eye to solving existing challenges or generate new business ideas and initiatives.

  • NEIA pleased with announcement of net metering policy framework; membership wary of further delays

    NEIA is encouraged by the provincial government’s announcement of a new net metering policy framework, but is concerned that programs are still a long way from becoming a reality. Net metering will allow customers to use small-scale renewable energy sources to feed power into the distribution system during periods when they generate excess power – and draw power from the grid when their generation does not fully meet their needs.

  • Call for interest in sponsorship of Newleef 2015

    NEIA’s events and programming such as Newleef are not possible without the financial support of our partners and members. Support the growth the of green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador and become a sponsoring partner of Newleef2015. Newleef sponsors are given significant exposure through recognition at and before the conference, and there are options available at all levels.

  • Call for Business Presentations at NEIA’s Research Matching Session

    This will mark NEIA’s fourth research matching event, with each of the three previous resulting in collaborations between industry and academia – collaborations supported by funding agencies. It is an opportunity for firms to discover local research expertise with an eye to solving existing challenges or generate new business ideas and initiatives.

  • Call for presentation abstracts for Newleef, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy conference in October

    Newleef is Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier green economy event. An annual conference now in its fourth year, Newleef brings industry, academia, government, and the community together to discuss the growth and diversification of the province’s economy through the protection of, mitigation of effects to, or enhancement of the natural environment.

  • Forestry Grows a Newleef

    Newfoundland and Labrador’s green economy conference – Newleef 2015 – has expanded with the addition of a significant component dedicated to opportunities and growth in the province’s forestry sector. “The forestry sector does not get the public attention it deserves. There are many opportunities for innovation and economic growth,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA.

  • NEIA commends Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for signing Climate Action Statement

    “We are pleased with the provincial government for working with the international community to collectively address climate change,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director NEIA. “Building climate change action partnerships and sharing expertise abroad is beneficial for the growth of our local green economy.”

  • NEIA announces Newleef 2015: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy Conference

    For Immediate Release June 24, 2015 Call for Presentation Abstracts Issued ST. JOHN’S, NL – Planning is well underway for Newfoundland and Labrador’s green economy conference. Newleef 2015 takes place on October 8-9, 2015. Organized by the Newfoundland and Labrador …

  • ISO 14001 Training Course – Half Price

    The course will take place on July 8 & 9 in the NEIA Boardroom. We are offering this course to NEIA members at half price of its regular cost for a total of $400.00 + HST. Limited seats are available so contact us soon.

  • Celebrating Environment Week and Tourism Week at once – visit our #greentourismNL website!

    GreenTourismNL.ca aims to introduce tourism operators in the province to practices and strategies that will enable businesses to contribute to – and benefit from – a greener industry.

  • NEIA & ADIANL retaining consulting services to develop tailored Market Entry Strategies for firms to pursue business in Turkey

    On behalf of their members, NEIA and ADIANL are retaining the services of an export development team to work with firms to evaluate export readiness, and market potential, and create a custom strategy for entering the Turkish market.

  • Business, government, and academia converge to discuss environmental challenges and solutions in the oil and gas industry

    “NOTES 2015 provided an opportunity for persons involved in all aspects of the province’s oil and gas industry to share information, insights, and experiences as they relate to our natural environment with a focus on increased efficiency and innovation,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA.

  • MMSB’s new Community Waste Diversion Fund provides funding to municipalities for initiatives that support solid waste diversion

    Funding is for initiatives that support solid waste diversion in NL. Communities are eligible to apply for a nonrepayable maximum contribution of $10,000 per project, which could range from community composting projects, to increasing curbside recycling participation, to a curbside giveaway. The deadline for proposals is May 26, 2015. Click the link for more info.

  • NEIA seeking Expressions of Interest in attending the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference and Exhibition in Miami, Florida August 24-28

    The 24th annual Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association Conference and Exhibition is being held in partnership with the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in Miami, Florida from August 24-28, 2015.

  • Environmental Managers Roundtable, May 7, 2015

    The next Environmental Managers Roundtable is taking place on Thursday, May 7th. This session will be an opportunity for environmental managers in varying segments of the economy to network, discuss issues of common concern, and share information in a relaxed and informal setting. This session is reserved for environmental leads and managers only.

  • Operators, firms, government, and academia converge at NOTES 2015 to explore solutions to environmental challenges in NL’s oil industry

    Taking place on April 27-28, 2015, NOTES 2015 features a robust schedule of events which includes the participation of Preston Manning, Brent Janke (Vice President, East Coast, Suncor Energy), Max Ruelokke (Senior Manager, Aker Solutions), Paul Barnes (Manager – Atlantic Canada and Arctic, CAPP), Premier Paul Davis, and the Minister of Environment and Conservation Dan Crummell.

  • Let’s Talk Exports 2015

    Are plunging oil prices, currency volatility and persistent structural weaknesses key threats to nascent growth, or is the global economy gaining a firmer foothold? Don’t Miss Let’s Talk Exports in St. John’s, NL on April 29, 2015! Let’s Talk Exports is your chance to get the most up-to-date information available on what the global economy has in store for exporting businesses of all sizes, in all sectors.

  • Sponsorship opportunities available for NOTES 2015 – support NEIA’s initiative in exploring solutions to environmental challenges in the oil and gas industry

    NEIA gives its sponsors excellent exposure during its events. Click the link to view the opportunities for your firm and contact us with your interest.

  • Full agenda for NOTES 2015 released – Register now!

    NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar features an impressive schedule of speakers, presenters, and panelists from St. John’s to Norway. With heavy participation from industry, government, and academia, this is an event not to miss. Click the link to view the agenda, and don’t forget to register. NOTES takes place April 27-28, 2015 in St. John’s, NL.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to Integrated Management Systems

    Join Karen Noftall, President of Quality Matters, for an overview of Integrated Management System (IMS) and what it means for your firm. The session is free and a light lunch will be served. An IMS is a single integrated system used by an organisation to manage the totality of its processes, in order to meet the organisation’s objectives and equitably satisfy the stakeholders.

  • DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR THE AGM

    Ensure you’re there on the morning of March 25th to register your votes on behalf of your firm. Click the link to register for the 2015 Annual General Meeting online.

  • Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar taking place April 27-28

    Check out the first slate of announced speakers for NOTES 2015 on the conference website. Registration for the conference, which features a keynote address by the Hon. Preston Manning, is now open. More sessions to be unveiled soon.

  • Meet the candidates for NEIA’s Board of Directors

    See who’s running to be a Director on NEIA’s Board. 2015’s election again features an impressive slate of candidates willing to volunteer their time to helping grow the green economy in NL.

  • 2015 Annual General Meeting

    NEIA’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place on the morning of March 25th, 2015 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. Click the link for information on the event, to see who is running for the board of directors, and more.

  • NOTES 2015 conference to focus on solutions to environmental challenges in Newfoundland & Labrador’s Oil and Gas Industry

    “The oil and gas industry is a major contributor to our province’s economy, and an area of significant opportunity for environmental sector growth,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. Lomond says that businesses in NL have a chance to contribute to the increased efficiency and sustainability of the industry.

  • NEIA develops new tool to encourage sustainable business practices in Newfoundland and Labrador’s tourism industry

    GreenTourismNL.ca aims to introduce tourism operators in the province to practices and strategies that will enable businesses to contribute to – and benefit from – a greener industry.

  • NEIA and private businesses building opportunities for trade between Newfoundland and Labrador, Caribbean

    “This targeted mission is the third phase in a focused strategy aimed at securing international business opportunities for firms in Newfoundland and Labrador,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director.

  • NEIA Applauds Government Investment in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Newfoundland and Labrador

    NEIA is applauding the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its investment in electrical vehicle infrastructure. The Department of Environment and Conservation announced today funding in the amount of $52,000 to aid with the supply and installation of five residential and 14 commercial electric vehicle charging stations in the province.

  • Registration opens for NEIA’s 2015 AGM on March 25

    NEIA’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place on the morning of March 25th, 2015 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. Click the link for information on the event, running for the board of directors, and more.

  • Call for Interest in NEIA’s Board of Directors

    On March 25, 2015 the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. At this meeting, the members of the NEIA Board of Directors will be elected and appointed. There are four (4) Board of Directors positions to be filled.

  • Have ideas about green economy and environmental policy in Newfoundland & Labrador?

    Do you have ideas or suggestions on green economy or environmental policies that you believe should be implemented in Newfoundland and Labrador? If so, do not hesitate to contact NEIA’s Manager of Policy and Communications, Kieran Hanley, at kieran@neia.org. Your input is always welcome.

  • Northern Exposure 2015: Labrador Opportunity and Trade Show, January 27-29, 2015, St. John’s, NL

    Northern Exposure 2015 is taking place from January 27-29 at the Delta St. John’s Hotel and Mile One Stadium! Northern Exposure was established in response to the interest expressed by island-based and other Canadian companies looking to learn more about …

  • Reminder: NEIA Membership Fees are Due

    A reminder to NEIA’s members that membership fees for this year are due. Get in touch with NEIA’s Manager of Operations Joanne Strugnell to bring your account up to speed. You can reach her at 709.237.8090 or joanne@neia.org.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to ISO 9001 – Quality Management

    This session will outline the key components of a quality management system, coupled with an explanation of how a systemized quality program can save money, increase profit, win more business, and satisfy more customers in the process.

  • NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar (NOTES 2015)

    Taking place April 27-28, NOTES 2015 is a solutions-focused event with the intent to contribute to the increased efficiency and sustainability of the industry. With Hon. Preston Manning as its keynote speaker, the conference will feature presentations and discussion on themes ranging from environmental modelling and monitoring to the development and application of new technologies.

  • NEIA adds new Innovation Resource to its website

    There are many programs out there which are able to support your business’ drive to innovate. But who can help with what, and at what stage? NEIA has compiled a list of these innovative supports to help you see the forest for the trees. Check it out!

  • Government releases net metering standard industry practices study; NEIA engaging industry for feedback

    To inform the development of a provincial net metering policy, this industry practices study was released by the Department of Natural Resources on December 11. Net metering allows utility customers to generate power from small scale renewable sources for their own use and supply surplus power to the utility if available. NEIA is currently reaching out to industry on the contents of this report.

  • Call for Abstracts: NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar on April 27-28

    Taking place April 27-28, NOTES 2015 is a solutions-focused event with the intent to contribute to the increased efficiency and sustainability of the industry. With Hon. Preston Manning as its keynote speaker, the conference will feature presentations and discussion on themes ranging from environmental modelling and monitoring to the development and application of new technologies.

  • Planning has begun for Newleef 2015… help build the agenda.

    Hot off the success of this year’s conference, planning has already begun for Newleef 2015. Taking place on October 8th and 9th, we are looking to you to help us build the agenda. We are accepting suggestions for presentations and conference themes, as well as expressions of interest if you want to present on behalf of your firm or organization.

  • NEIA launches Innovation and Commercialization Initiative

    For Immediate Release November 12, 2014 ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is launching a new program aimed at increasing innovation and commercialization within Newfoundland and Labrador’s green economy. “Innovation drives growth, protects the …

  • NEIA proud to announce Hon. Preston Manning to speak at NOTES 2015 conference

    NOTES 2015 will provide an opportunity for persons involved in all aspects of the NL oil and gas industry to share information, insights and experiences related to providing innovative solutions to local environmental challenges .

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Introduction to ISO 14001 – Environmental Management

    This session will outline the key components of an environmental management system, coupled with an explanation of how a systemized environmental program will provide better controls, consistency and cost savings to your organization through systems management of your environmental aspects.

  • Environmental Managers Roundtable, December 2014

    The next Environmental Managers Roundtable is taking place on Tuesday, December 9th. This session will be an opportunity for environmental managers in varying segments of the economy to network, discuss issues of common concern, and share information in a relaxed and informal setting. This session is reserved for environmental leads and managers only.

  • You’re Invited: Two upcoming info sessions from Environment Canada

    “Environmental Protection regulations under the mandate of Environment Canada”, and “Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials – Interprovincial Movement of Hazardous Waste” – both on December 4th.

  • NEIA commends the City of St. John’s on its Draft Municipal Plan; submits ideas for consideration

    “The city’s draft municipal plan considers the natural environment as a theme throughout the entire planning process,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director. “This is an excellent approach. Whether it’s neighbourhood development, economic growth, or urban design, the environment is not a liability but rather a critical economic development tool and asset.”

  • Newleef 2014 presentations now available online!

    Missed out on our conference last month? Want to double check something you might have missed? Now you can access most of the presentations from our event online.

  • TRAINING: Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

    The 8-hour refresher course takes place on November 21, 2014. The full 40-hour course takes place between November 24-28, 2014.

  • Is your business involved in, or exploring, international business? Join our network and accomplish what you can not do alone.

    NEIA’s Export and International Business Network is a group of firms in the environmental sector interested in or currently pursuing international business opportunities. The Network meets regularly to discuss international objective, hear from guest speakers with market expertise, give input …

  • Provincial Government provides $20 million to drive entrepreneurial success through two venture capital funds

    The Provincial Government will invest $20 million in two venture capital funds to help entrepreneurs access the funding they need to grow their business.

  • NEIA inviting firms contributing to the green economy to join as members

    “A lot of firms operating in Newfoundland and Labrador maybe don’t consider themselves part of the green economy,” says Ted Lomond, NEIA’s Executive Director. “But any business that strives to enhance, protect, or mitigate effects on the environment is contributing to the growth of the provinces’ environmental sector.”

  • BuildGreen Atlantic NL 2014, November 13, 2014, St. John’s, NL

    BuildGreen Atlantic NL 2014 will bring together the green building sector to network, learn and connect with the great green initiatives underway in Newfoundland and Labrador. Thomas Mueller, CEO of the Canada Green Building Council, is the luncheon keynote speaker.

  • Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Certification

    This is a unique and rare opportunity to acquire this training in Newfoundland and Labrador. NEIA is partnering with the Associated Environmental Site Assessors of Canada (AESAC) to provide the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Certification course on November 12-14, 2014 in St. John’s, NL. There are limited spaces available – now just 5.

  • NEIA’s Oil and the Environment Conference (NOTES 2015)

    Taking place on April 27th and 28th, 2015 in St John’s, NL, NEIA is currently seeking expressions of interest for presentations at this conference. Click the link to see what specific subjects we are looking to highlight at the conference.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Electrical vehicle resources and infrastructure in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Our free Speaker Series luncheon on October 29th features John Gordon, President and CEO of Green Rock E.V.S. John’s company is taking a leadership role in establishing public electric vehicle charging station infrastructure in Newfoundland and Labrador. Green Rock E.V.S. is also implementing fleet programs that have been tried and proven worldwide – and bringing them home.

  • Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency releases Progress Report on 2011 Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Action Plans

    In 2011, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador released Charting Our Course: Climate Change Action Plan and Moving Forward: Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The action plans established the Provincial Government’s strategic approach to advance work on climate change and energy …

  • A special thank you to our Newleef 2014 sponsors

    Without the financial support of our partners, an event like Newleef 2014 would not be possible. NEIA would like to think these organizations for supporting the growth of the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador and helping to build the business of the environment. Click the link to see our 2014 sponsors.

  • Final chance to register for professional development workshops at conference

    Newleef attendees can take in three professional development training workshops: “Environmental Crisis Communications”, “Environmental Chemistry Made Easy for Site Investigation and Remediation”, and/or Phase I Environmental Site Assessments – Building Block or Stumbling Block?”. Make sure you reserve your space!

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: Phase I Environmental Site Assessments – Building Block or Stumbling Block?

    Newleef registrants can attend this workshop at no extra cost. Space is limited, so indicate your interest early. This workshop provides an overview and exploration of the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment process.

  • Are you doing research in the environmental field? Present it at our Newleef conference!

    Our Research Matching Session is an opportunity for researchers to spread awareness of their work and build potential new relationships, and for businesses to identify possible applications of the work in their private interests. OPEN TO ACADEMIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR RESEARCHERS.

  • Last Chance: Newleef 2014

    Don’t miss this year’s green economy conference. All indicators are pointing to this being the biggest and best Newleef yet. Register you and your colleagues now to take advantage of the professional development workshops, expert presentations, and networking opportunities the conference offers.

  • Some sponsorship opportunities still available for Newleef 2014

    Newleef is shaping up to be NEIA’s biggest conference in size and scope yet. There are partnership opportunities available for businesses of all sizes. Get in touch!

  • Newleef – Newfoundland & Labrador’s Green Economy Conference

    Lots of updates this week on our October 9-10 conference. Check it out!

  • SPEAKER SERIES: The Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program

    The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program is a federal tax incentive program, administered by the CRA, that encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and in all sectors to conduct R&D in Canada. It is the largest single source of federal government support for industrial R&D.

  • NEIA Productivity and Competitiveness Initiative: NEIA is interested in finding ways to assist its members to increase their productivity and competitiveness

    There are many supports that can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your firm. Learn how you can benefit from this robust program.

  • Province Must Move Forward with Renewable Energy Policies

    NEWS RELEASE: The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) says the implementation of renewable energy policies is critical to the growth of the green energy sector in the province.

  • NEIA/SDTC Workshop – How to Access Sustainable Development Technology Canada Funding

    The session will enable prospective applicants to assess the potential fit of their technology with SDTC’s SD Tech Fund, and to gain an understanding of the application process and key evaluation criteria.

  • Environmental Managers Roundtable, September 2014

    Our roundtable is filling up with managers from various industries. Click the link as more details on this session have been published! Our Environmental Managers Roundtable on Sept. 9th is an opportunity to network, discuss issues of common concern, and share info in a relaxed and informal setting.

  • Do you think a new inventory management system could help increase your competitiveness?

    NEIA is interested in finding ways to assist NEIA members to increase their productivity and competitiveness. Follow the link, and indicate your interest.

  • Do you waste time looking for files and e-mails? Are you invoicing clients in a timely fashion? NEIA would like to help you procure a client management system.

    NEIA is interested in finding ways to assist NEIA members to increase their productivity and competitiveness. Follow the link, and indicate your interest.

  • NEIA’s Summer Social at Lester’s Farms Chalet

    Join your peers and bring your colleagues in the environmental sector to Lester’s Farm Chalet on August 21st for a casual evening featuring local foods, and discussion on the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador. Space is limited, so register soon!

  • Would your business benefit from an ISO certification? NEIA is interested in helping you make it happen.

    NEIA is interested in finding ways to assist NEIA members to increase their productivity and competitiveness. Follow the link, and indicate your interest in the form.

  • ACOA’s Enhanced Innovation Programming

    On July 16, the Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), announced important enhancements to ACOA’s innovation programming. These enhancements, which come as a result of engagement sessions that Minister Moore held recently with …

  • New Intellectual Property Resources on NEIA website

    NEIA has revamped the IP section of its website with a series of tools and resources recommended by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Need to know more about IP, or how it might relate to your international business endeavours? Check out the page.

  • Could a new equipment purchase enhance your firm’s competitiveness? NEIA is interested in helping you make it happen.

    NEIA is interested in finding ways to assist NEIA members to increase their productivity and competitiveness. Follow the link, and indicate your interest in the form.

  • Newleef 2014 website now live!

    Check out early information on speakers, events, registration, and what to expect from the province’s green economy conference.

  • Opportunity for members interested in showcasing their northern / harsh environment capabilities at MASS14

    NEIA is partnering with ADIANL to provide an opportunity to NEIA members to showcase their northern / harsh environment capabilities. NEIA member technologies and/or capabilities may be directly relevant to ongoing or planned arctic initiatives – or could even ‘off-set’ opportunities associated with Canadian defense related projects.

  • Window of opportunity closing for individuals and businesses to submit ideas and opinions on ‘Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan’ for City of St. John’s

    Do you have an interest in the parks and open spaces in the City of St. John’s? The city has engaged a consultant to help them develop a Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan. The process is nearly over, but you can still have your say online.

  • Rutter Inc. expanding reach through targeted marketing activities

    From the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency: Senator David Wells, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), today announced a repayable investment of $500,000 for Rutter Inc. …

  • NEIA gauging interest for PHASE I ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATION training course

    NEIA is looking for expressions of interest in taking the PHASE I ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATION training course. More About the Course This is an intensive weekend session that is offered in a productive workshop atmosphere, providing attendees with the …

  • NEIA members collaborate in research projects

    Rutter and AMEC collaborating in research and development projects with the potential to improve Arctic and harsh-environment offshore oil and gas operations in Newfoundland and Labrador and around the world.

  • NEIA wants to hear what your environmental concerns are in Newfoundland & Labrador

    June 5, 2014 is World Environment Day and the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) wants to hear what your environmental concerns are in the province through an online tool. “We want to help ensure that decision-makers have a better understanding of the environmental issues that are important to Newfoundland and Labradorians,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA.

  • NEIA member SUNCOR honoured with province’s “Environmental Leader” award

    The winners of the 25th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards were announced at a ceremony today at Admiral’s Green Clubhouse, Pippy Park Golf Course in St. John’s. The Environmental Awards comprise six categories: Individual; Community Group or Organization; Youth, …

  • NEIA Issuing Commuter Challenge to mark Canadian Environment Week

    For Immediate Release June 2, 2014 ST. JOHN’S, NL – June 1-7, 2014 is Canadian Environment Week and the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is issuing a challenge to all residents of the province: this week choose a …

  • Call for Interest in NEIA’s Board of Directors

    On March 18, 2013 the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. At this meeting, the members of the NEIA Board of Directors will be elected and appointed. There are four (4) Board of Directors positions to be filled.

  • NEIA’s 2013 Christmas Social

    NEIA’s Annual Christmas Social will be taking place this year on December 5, 2013 at Arribas – upstairs Quintanas – between 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Read on for more details and to RSVP!

  • NOV 22-29: Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

    The Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (or HAZWOPER) course is designed for hazardous waste clean up (remediation) workers, treatment, storage and disposal workers, emergency response personnel, health and safety staff and environmental consultants.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: The Co-Operative Business Model and the Environmental Sector

    NOVEMBER 19 – Are you a business seeking to work with other businesses to reduce transportation or waste management costs? Are you a self-employed environmental practitioner who would benefit from collaborations with practitioners and the legal protections of incorporation? Are you a student considering an entrepreneurial venture with others? The Co-operative business model may work for you.

  • Newleef presentations are now online!

    Did you miss our conference? Were you in Salon A all day and want to see what happened in Salon B? Or are you looking to refresh your memory on points some of our speakers made? Presentations from our Newleef conference can now be downloaded directly from our website.

  • NEIA encouraging businesses in Newfoundland & Labrador to think about their garbage

    For Immediate Release October 24, 2013 ST. JOHN’S, NL – This week is Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is encouraging businesses, governments, and other organizations to think twice about what they …

  • Preliminary conference program released for GLOBE 2014

    NEIA is accepting expressions of interest from Atlantic Canadian environmental sector companies who wish to attend. Well recognized as the world’s most influential and prestigious international environment industry event, GLOBE brings people together to discuss current trends and to showcase innovative technology solutions for the world’s environmental problems.

  • Former Prime Minister to speak at province’s Environmental Sector conference

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is pleased to announce Rt. Hon. Joe Clark as the keynote speaker for Newleef 2013: Adapting to a Changing Environment, taking place on October 10-11 in St. John’s, NL.

  • Presentations from recent NEIA events now available online!

    Presentations given during NEIA’s Aboriginal Consultation Roundtable, and Federal Procurement Session for the Environmental and Defence Industries are now online and available for download. Did you know that NEIA makes presentations given at it all of its events available to the public? Check out our archive!

  • NEIA Holds Roundtable on Aboriginal Consultation

    “The environmental sector is regularly involved in business activities which require or benefit from the involvement of aboriginal groups throughout the province,” said Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “Whether it be in environmental assessment, permitting, or mega-project planning and implementation, the engagement process is vital to achieving successful outcomes.”

  • Sponsorship Opportunity for NEIA Members

    As a sponsor of NewLeef 2013, you will be helping to support the growth of the environmental sector and sustainable business in Newfoundland and Labrador – and in return NEIA can give your firm or organization excellent exposure. Take a look how you can join NewLeef 2013.

  • NEIA announces “Newleef 2013: Adapting to a Changing Environment”

    Newleef 2013: Adapting to a Changing Environment, which is taking place on October 10-11 in St. John’s, will focus on how businesses in the environmental sector of Newfoundland and Labrador’s economy can adapt and grow through a changing climate, changing markets, changing regulations and processes, and changing technologies.

  • NEIA is encouraging businesses and organizations across the province to attend Newfoundland and Labrador’s first Organic Waste Management conference

    Earth Bound aims to broker relationships between waste generators, both public and private, and waste managers in the province. The two-day conference invites businesses, organic waste producers and managers, municipalities, provincial government departments, and environmental organizations to participate in industry-lead educational and technical sessions and an equipment and technology exhibition.

  • Export Support Initiative

    The Export Support Initiative, offered in partnership with the Department of Innovation, Business, & Rural Development, is a free self-assessment tool designed to assist NEIA members who are exporting or who may be interested in exporting in the future. From individual consultants to large firms, all businesses in the environmental sector can avail and benefit. Several NEIA members have already taken advantage of this tool and have found it very useful.

  • NEIA accepting expressions of interest for presentations for NewLeef 2013 in October

    NEIA is canvassing those involved in the province’s green economy for their ideas on timely and valuable topics of business and environmental interest. Are there issues that you would like to see addressed at NewLeef? Are there topics that you would like to see covered that would benefit your business? Is there a presentation that you would like to give that you feel would benefit the sector?

  • Agenda released for NEIA’s Aboriginal Consultation Roundtable being held September 18. Registration open!

    Join NEIA for a discussion of Aboriginal Consultation requirements, processes, and recent practice for proposed development projects in Newfoundland and Labrador, from the perspective of environmental firms and practitioners with recent and on-going experience in this field. The panel will include representatives from both the provincial government and industry.

  • Government of Newfoundland and Labrador releases “Guide to Implementing Build Better Buildings Policy”

    The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Build Better Buildings Policy came into effect in September 2010. The policy requires that new buildings, and renovations over a certain size and cost, must be built sustainably. The policy applies to all provincially-funded infrastructure projects. This Guide will assist key technical staff, project managers and senior decision makers to understand the benefits and requirements of the policy.

  • Federal Procurement Session for the Environmental and Defence Industries

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) and the Aerospace & Defence Industry Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (ADIANL), in partnership with The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) present a morning information session on advice, tips, and best practices for firms wishing to do business with the government.

  • NEIA Aboriginal Consultation Roundtable

    Join NEIA for a discussion of Aboriginal Consultation requirements, processes, and recent practice for proposed development projects in Newfoundland and Labrador, from the perspective of environmental firms and practitioners with recent and on-going experience in this field. The panel will include representatives from both the provincial government and industry.

  • New international and trade mission opportunities

    This week there are many new international and trade mission opportunities to help grow your global profile. View the “Latest Opportunities” section below to see a list of the items added this week.

  • Industry-Led Electronic Waste Recycling Program Launches

    Effective August 1, 2013, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador can recycle their end-of-life electronics and help divert potentially hazardous materials from provincial landfills. The Electronic Products Recycling Association, an industry-led organization, has launched an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) electronic products recycling program.

  • NEIA Congratulates Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd. on PEGNL Award

    NEIA would like to congratulate one of its members, Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd., for winning the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL) Environmental Award. NEIA would also like to congratulate Sikumiut’s Bevin LeDrew who was presented with an Honourary Membership with PEGNL.

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Captain Simon Bennett, General Manager of Sustainable Development at Swire Pacific Offshore

    Join NEIA and Captain Simon Bennett, General Manager of Sustainable Development at Swire Pacific Offshore, for a session that will will provide an overview of Swire Pacific Offshore’s sustainability program, carbon sequestration, rainforest protection, endangered species management, public accountability, corporate …

  • Charlie Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament NEXT WEDNESDAY!

    Register you and your colleagues for NEIA’s annual golf tournament on July 24th at Clovelly. Limited space available. All proceeds go to the Charlie Riggs and Cathy MacDonald Riggs Memorial Scholarship. Special thanks to AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Pennecon, BAE-Newplan / SNC Lavalin, Quality Matters, Tiller Engineering, Crosbie Industrial Services Ltd., Pinchin LeBlanc Environmental, and PowerSmart Solutions for sponsoring our event. Still sponsorships available!

  • Pass our newsletter on!

    Do you have colleagues that you think will be interested in NEIA’s weekly newsletter? Are there environmental-sector workers within your business or organization that could benefit from the information our newsletter provides? We encourage you to pass along our newsletter to those you think might be interested. Send them to this page where they can simply add their email address and sign up!

  • New employment opportunities in the environmental sector!

    Check out the “Latest Opportunities” below for a number of new career opportunities in the environmental sector.

  • Industry Partners Needed for a Rural Drinking Water Quality Research Project with Memorial University

    A rural drinking water quality research project led by the Environmental Policy Institute, at Grenfell Campus – Memorial University is seeking Industry partners to work with internship students. The project is seeking industry partners to act as non-financial partners, who will house the graduate students.

  • SAVE THE DATE: NewLEEF 2013

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Economy and the Environment Conference, NewLEEF 2013, will be taking place on October 10th and 11th at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL. Stay tuned for more information on the event’s agenda and how you can be involved.

  • The ROLES Project will clean up abandoned mineral exploration sites in Labrador

    NEIA members Altius, Alderon Iron Ore Corp, New Millennium Iron Corps, and Stantec – along with a host of other companies – are embarking on a process aimed at identifying and cleaning up abandoned mineral exploration sites in Labrador.

  • Presentations, photos available from NEIA’s International Business Development Symposium and Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar

    The presentations given at NEIA’s last two conferences are now available for download online, along with event photos. Click here for International Business Development Symposium materials (May 24). Click here for Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar materials (May 27-28). Stay tuned to those pages for more materials in the days to come.

  • 3rd Annual Charlie Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament

    July 24th, 2013: For six years Charlie Riggs served as the Executive Director of NEIA and made significant contributions to the environmental industry in the Province. NEIA is honoured to continue on with a tradition that began in 2011 – dedicating our annual golf event to his memory. All proceeds from the Tournament will be donated to the Charlie Riggs and Cathy Macdonald Riggs Memorial Award established by AMEC Earth & Environmental.

  • NEIA applauds province’s release of climate change projections

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is applauding the provincial government’s initiative in the collection, analysis, and release of climate change data and projections for the province.

  • Congratulations to Newfoundland and Labrador’s Environmental Award Winners!

    The recipients of the 24th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Awards were announced last week. Winners included: Justin Dearing (Individual); ACAP Humber Arm (Organization); Averee’s Garden Group (Youth Group); Town of Cape St. George (Municipality); Landscape Newfoundland and Labrador (Industry Leader); and Robert Piercey (Lifetime Achievement).

  • NEIA inviting members to bring forward their ideas, concerns, and issues on the Environmental Sector

    NEIA is an ideal forum for businesses in the environmental sector in NL to share their ideas, concerns, and issues which can affect the sector. NEIA is able to address these items with elected officials and government departments at all levels to both raise awareness of the sector’s issues with decision makers and push for desired outcomes.

  • Open Registration for NEIA’s Export and International Business Network

    Are you interested in doing business internationally? Join NEIA’s Export and International Business Network to accomplish what you cannot do alone. With over a dozen local businesses working in collaboration to conduct business or looking to explore opportunities abroad, this could be a valuable partnership for your business to consider.

  • SAVE THE DATE: The 3rd Annual Charlie Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament

    The 3rd Annual Charlie Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament will be taking place on July 24th, 2013 at the Clovelly Golf Club in St. John’s, NL. Stay tuned next week for more information and registration!

  • NEIA meets with Minister of Environment and Conservation during Environment Week

    On Tuesday, the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) marked Canadian Environment Week by meeting with the Minister of Environment and Conservation, Hon. Tom Hedderson.

  • TRAINING: Land Based Spill Response Course

    JUNE 4, 9:00 – 12:30: A training course presented by SIKUMIUT ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT LTD. for front line workers designed to provide preparedness to deal with small oil spills that can occur on a construction site.

  • NEIA, CME, Canada Business, and Newfound Marketing Present: Using LinkedIn Effectively for Business

    Due to high demand, an additional session from 1:30 – 2:30 has been added. Register now! LinkedIn is an amazing B2B marketing tool if you use it correctly. It is not just a place to store your online resume or search for jobs. It is a business imperative to have a great presence on LinkedIn. Register for this FREE event to build your company’s presence online.

  • Leverage Your IP Assets for Business Success

    Presented by Cecile Klein, Business Development Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office When: Thursday, May 30th Time: Noon—1pm Where: NEIA’s Green Room (90 O’Leary Avenue, Suite 207, St. John’s) Cost: Free! Every business has one form or other of intellectual property; …

  • RFP – Eastern Newfoundland Strategic Environmental Assessment

    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) invites qualified individuals or companies to submit proposals for the preparation of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Area.

  • Register for the Canada/Norway OIL SPILL RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR – May 27th and 28th in St. John’s

    In partnership with the Norwegian Oil Spill Control Association and Innovation Norway, NEIA presents the Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar on May 27th and 28th. The seminar includes presentations on subjects specific to oil spill response, including environmental monitoring systems, mechanical recovery options, in-situ burning, and more. The event also includes product demonstrations at the Marine Institute’s Holyrood Marine Base.

  • Symposium on growing your business through International Business tools on May 24th. Register Today!

    Open to businesses in all sectors. How can you use international markets and tools to drive your business? From the Basics of Exporting, to the Do’s and Don’ts of Trade Shows, to understanding Trade Law, this event has something for you, including optional 1-on-1 sessions with business experts. At the centre of the IBDS program Let’s Talk Exports – a presentation from EDC’s Chief Economist. Register Now… only $125!

  • SPEAKER SERIES: Running a “Sustainable” Business – how it can impact your bottom-line and brand positioning.

    Join LEAF Accredited Consultant Michelle Marley of Terra Sustainability Consulting Inc. for a the latest in NEIA’s Speaker Series. This session will explore sustainable business strategies designed to help your company reduce its operating impacts on the environment while saving money and improving brand profile. Real-world business examples from a variety of industries including hotel and lodging, food services, and retail will be examined.

  • New mechatronics capabilities for Memorial University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

    MUN’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, with support from RDC and ACOA, has added a Mechatronics Development and Prototyping Facility. Capabilities in the facility include the ability to build plastic prototypes using 3D printers, assemble printed circuit boards, complete material analysis using a scanning electron microscope, coat electronics using a low pressure molding machine, rework printed circuit boards and reverse engineer parts with a co-ordinate measuring equipment.

  • Sponsorship opportunities available for NEIA’s International Business Development Symposium

    Support NEIA’s international business initiatives by choosing to sponsor the Development Symposium. NEIA offers significant exposure leading up to and at the event, at a very reasonable cost. Gold Sponsorship – $2,000. Silver Sponsorship – $750. Bronze Sponsorship – $400. Contact Kieran Hanley at 709.237.8190 or kieran@neia.org to reserve your sponsorship today.

  • “How municipalities can take part in building Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy”

    Read NEIA’s article in the latest Municipal News magazine, published by Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador. In the article, NEIA highlights how important municipalities are (and will be) in the growth of the green economy in Newfoundland and Labrador, outlining how municipalities can get engaged and what resources are available to help them along the way.

  • NEIA Announces International Business Development Symposium

    Export and International Business can play an important role in your firm’s growth strategy. At IBDS, learn how you can use international markets and tools to drive your business. From the Basics of Exporting, to learning the Do’s and Don’ts of Trade Shows, to understanding International Trade Law, this event has something for you. At the centre of the IBDS program Let’s Talk Exports – a presentation from EDC’s Chief Economist Peter Hall.

  • Job Opportunities in the Environmental Sector with LVM | Maritime Testing

    Are you a competent, dedicated and creative individual? Come and join the new LVM Maritime Testing team in St. John’s! Established in 1961, LVM is one of Canada’s leading geotechnical, construction materials and environmental engineering firms and offers a comprehensive range of professional services to a wide array of clients. LVM Maritime Testing is looking to fill 5 positions.

  • Interview: Paul Antle

    From ‘Advantage’ Magazine – Headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, West Mountain Capital Inc. (WMT) is now completely focused on doing business in the Chinese market. In short, this environment-minded company is fervently bringing its technology to China and helping to clean up its environment.

  • NEIA’s Export & International Business Network to meet on April 5th

    NEIA’s business initiative, which networks companies to work together cooperatively, enhance their international business / export potential, and to accomplish what individual businesses working in isolation are unable to do, will have its initial meeting on April 5th at its offices on 90 O’Leary Avenue from 9:00-11:30. Interested firms are still encouraged to join the network and participate.

  • Federal Budget summary for environmental organizations (2013)

    “The 2012-13 Federal Budget provides very limited new funding to environmental initiatives. However, there are commitments in the Budget which may provide benefits to environment-related companies and organizations. In contrast to past years, many of these new commitments lack a detailed analysis. Presumably, subsequent government announcements will provide more details. 2013 Budget initiatives that may have particular relevance to the environment sector include…”

  • Office space available at NEIA’s Suite 207

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has office space available in its new location in Suite 207 on 90 O’Leary Avenue. With access to a brand new state-of-the-art dedicated board room / training room, the space could be a great asset for your growing business or organization. Contact us for details.

  • NEIA Elects New Board of Directors

    NEIA’s Board of Directors guide the strategic activities of NEIA, which are focused on the growth of the environmental sector through business expansion, professional development, innovation and productivity, export and international business, and policy and advocacy.

  • LAST CHANCE to RSVP for the NEIA AGM

    Elect your board of directors! Come see the future plans NEIA has in store to grow the environmental sector! Hear the Minister of the Environment speak! Hear City of St. John’s Councilor Sheilagh O’Leary speak! RSVP Now!

  • LAST CHANCE to register for the exciting Business Growth Project

    Are you a business operating in the environmental sector that is interested in growing your business but not sure where to begin? NEIA is offering 20 businesses an opportunity to participate in an initiative aimed at facilitating business growth. Businesses will work 1-on-1 with an IBRD Economic Development Officer (EDO) to look holistically at their business operations and uncover those issues that may limit future plans and overall growth and success.

  • Business, Innovation and the Green Economy, March 22, 2013, Corner Brook, NL

    Corner Brook, March 22, 2013 – ACAP Humber Arm, Grenfell Campus (Business and Sustainable Resource Management Programs) and Navigate Entrepreneur Centre are partnering to host a one day event – Business, Innovation and the Green Economy. will bring together up to 100 community leaders, innovators and researchers to share, network and, hopefully, lead to some great collaborations.

  • NEIA’s AGM – – March 19th — RSVP Online NOW.

    Featuring a keynote address from Hon. Tom Hedderson, Minister of Environment and Conservation, NEIA is holding its Annual General Meeting on March 19, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Also featuring City of St. John’s Councillor Sheilagh O’Leary – as our special guest returning officer for our Board of Directors election. RSVP online now. Also click for more information on how you can become a member of our Board of Directors.

  • Hazwoper Training Sessions, April 29 – May 3, St. John’s (NL)

    NEIA is conducting a 40 Hour HAZWOPER (hazardous waste operations & emergency response) training course during the week of April 29 – May 3, 2013. Contact Joanne Strugnell at 709.237.8090 or joanne@neia.org for more information and to register.

  • NEIA / MUN Co-Op Education Partnership

    NEIA and Memorial University have partnered to promote and facilitate co-operative education within the environmental sector in Newfoundland and Labrador. By employing a co-op student for a semester, businesses in the sector have the opportunity to increase their outputs, acquire energy and expertise in specific operational areas, and build connections within the university community. Learn more about why and how your environmental business can employee a co-op student.

  • Send your job postings, news, events, to us for our newsletter

    NEIA’s newsletter is distributed far and wide throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and the environmental sector. If you have jobs to post, news to spread, events to promote, or opportunities to share within the green economy, do not hesitate to let us know and we can insert it into our weekly newsletter.

  • NEIA announces two exciting new industry development initiatives – SIGN UP TO STRENGTHEN YOUR BUSINESS!

    NEIA has introduced two new initiatives aimed at supporting and driving environmental sector growth and economic development in the province. The first is the establishment of an Export and International Business Network. The second is the NEIA Environmental Sector Business Growth Project. Click to read more about both of these programs aimed at helping you expand your business, and to sign up for free.

  • 2013 Annual General Meeting

    Featuring a keynote address from Hon. Tom Hedderson, Minister of Environment and Conservation, NEIA is holding its Annual General Meeting on March 19, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s, NL from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Also featuring City of St. John’s Councillor Sheilagh O’Leary – as our special guest returning officer for our Board of Directors election. RSVP online now. Also click for more information on how you can become a member of our Board of Directors.

  • Export and International Business Network

    Are you interested in doing business internationally? Join NEIA’s Export and International Business Network to accomplish what you cannot do alone. International business exists in a variety of forms, whether it be through exporting, securing new suppliers, licensing technologies, accessing capital and business attraction, etc. Through the network, NEIA will work with you to enhance your international business / export potential.

  • Environmental Sector Business Growth Project

    Are you a business operating in the environmental sector that is interested in growing your business but not sure where to begin? Learn about how this new project from NEIA and the Department of Innovation, Business, and Rural Development. This program will allow you to work 1-on-1 with an IBRD Economic Development Officers; together you will look at your business operations and uncover issues that may limit your future plans and overall growth and success.

  • MUN.CA: Memorial researchers developing local environmental research partnerships

    In December NEIA held a Business Matching Research session, where environmentally focused companies and organizations met with academics and researchers to explore possible areas of collaboration. Read MUN.CA’s report on the event.

  • NEIA Moving on Up… Stairs

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has moved its operations up a level – literally. Effective immediately, NEIA has moved its offices from the first floor of 90 O’Leary Avenue… to the second floor of 90 O’Leary Avenue.

  • MMSB Expands Funding for Green Innovators

    The Multi‐Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB) has expanded the criteria for the Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund, increasing funding from a maximum of $10,000 to $15,000 per project, and eliminating the research and development component from the project criteria thereby opening up the program to an increased number of innovators who are finding creative ways to reduce waste in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Save the Date: NEIA’s AGM set for March 19th

    NEIA’s Annual General Meeting and the election of its Board of Directors will take place on March 19th at 12:00pm at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. More details in the weeks to come.

  • Interested in selling your goods or services to the federal government? Not sure where to start? Sign up for these webinars!

    A series of free upcoming webinars are being offered on doing business with the Government of Canada from January 24 to March 14, ranging from “Introductory Supplier Webinar” to “Bidding on Opportunities Webinar”. Follow the link to find out how you can sign up.

  • NEIA looking for Expressions of Interest in IAP2 Certificate in Public Participation

    NEIA is working with IAP2 to determine interest in delivering the Certificate in Public Participation Program in Newfoundland & Labrador. ‘Public participation’ means to involve those who are affected by a decision in the decision-making process. It promotes sustainable decisions by providing participants with the information they need to be involved in a meaningful way, and it communicates to participants how their input affects the decision.

  • MMSB Backyard Composting Program for Municipalities

    Organic waste makes up at least 30% of our total waste stream. Reducing the amount of organic waste that goes to the landfill will save your municipality money, time, and resources; will save physical space and lengthen the useful life of landfills; and will also greatly reduce your town’s carbon footprint. Considering this, MMSB would like to help your municipality reduce the amount of waste going to the curb, and ultimately save you money.

  • NEIA adds International Business & Trade resources to its website

    International markets represent an enormous opportunity for growth for Newfoundland and Labrador’s environmental sector. To help its members understand the opportunities, financing, tools, and other resources available to them, NEIA has added a new International Business & Trade section on its website. Keep an eye on this section in the coming weeks as it grows.

  • Environmental Project Management Planning

    Are you a senior manager, project manager, project lead, or member of a technical staff that manages projects or project components from an environmental perspective? Join NEIA in our Introduction to Environmental Project Management Planning training course.

  • Many Opportunities for the Environmental Sector in 2013: NEIA Releases ‘Green Opportunities’ Report Stemming from its NewLeef 2012 Conference

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released ‘Opportunities in the Green Economy’, a report comprised from the ideas and input of its October 24th NewLeef 2012 Conference.

  • Provincial Waste Management Strategy Sees Continued Progress in 2012

    Numerous waste management milestones were achieved this year in the areas of recycling, new infrastructure and legislative changes affecting all areas of the province. Through these many successes, the Provincial Government continues to promote a modern and environmentally-sound approach to waste management.

  • Happy Holidays from NEIA!

    NEIA’s Board of Directors and Staff wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays. NEIA’s office will close at 2pm on Monday, December 24th, and will reopen at 8:00am on January 2nd. Stay safe and don’t forget to have some fun. We are looking forward to an exciting 2013 for the environmental sector.

  • NEIA’s Tips for Having a Green Christmas

    Though we all love this time of year, there are many stresses during the Holiday Season and the environment would agree. It is a season of giving and celebrating, but it is also a season of increased waste and pressure on our resources. Here are some easy tips we here at the NEIA office have collected to help you help the environment this Christmas.

  • RBC Blue Water Project Announces New Focus: Water Protection and Preservation in Towns and Cities

    The RBC Blue Water Project today announced a new focus for 2013-14 grants, and will now support initiatives that help protect and preserve water in towns, cities and urbanized areas. The new focus area applies to both Community Action Grants (CA $1,000 to $10,000) and Leadership Grants (CA$10,001 to $100,000).

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