Participants are given the opportunity to meet industry experts and network with professionals who have similar interests. At the same time, speakers are able to present to and interact directly with environmental sector stakeholders.
NEIA’s Speaker Series events are free-of-charge, and are typically held at noon, in NEIA’s board room, with a light lunch provided.
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NL Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel Presents its Findings to NEIA members. An independent Panel was appointed in October 2014 to conduct a public review of the socio-economic and environmental implications of hydraulic fracturing in Western Newfoundland. The Panel has completed its work. Join its Chair Dr. Ray Gosine and member Dr. Wade Locke as they present their findings to NEIA members.
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.
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.
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.
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, one of ISO’s most widely used standards, has recently been revised. This information session will provide a high level overview of the requirements of the new ISO 14001:2015 Quality Management Standard, and about how the upcoming revision could affect existing environmental management systems. Participants will also learn about the benefits of participating in a full ISO 14001:2015 Transition workshop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interested in making your business more energy efficient? Our Business Efficiency Program and rebates will help you get money back and save over the long term. takeCHARGE has many options for all sizes and types of businesses. Join us for practical tips on how to save energy and money, and to see how takeCHARGE can help pay for energy efficiency improvements.
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.
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 …
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.
Businesses in the environmental sector have the opportunity to increase their outputs, acquire energy and expertise in specific operational areas, and build connections within the university community by employing a co-op student for a semester. Why hire a co-op student? What kind of impact can a student make on your Business? What areas of study/expertise can you choose your student from? What will your student’s objectives be? What is your expected contribution to the partnership?