NEIA REPRESENTS A HUGELY DIVERSE SPECTRUM OF BUSINESSES AND FIRMS, WITH DIFFERENT INTERESTS AND OBJECTIVES.
NEIA’S MEMBER ABYDOZ ENGINEERS SUB-SURFACE FLOW WETLANDS CAPABLE OF PURIFYING A WIDE VARIETY OF DOMESTIC, MUNICIPAL AND INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER.
THE NEIA MISSION
Sustainable Business Magazine sits down with Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association Ted Lomond to talk about how they’re helping environmentally friendly businesses maximize their potential. Written by Thomas Massey. The first official meeting of the founding executives of NEIA took place in 1992, however in the years preceding that meeting, a number of sub-sectors had formed an unofficial group concerned with representing the voice of the environmental industry. Since that first meeting NEIA has evolved into a hugely successful not-for28 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE
profit organization. NEIA is an association of Canadian businesses in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador with the primary concern of promoting a green economy. It deals directly with environmentally friendly businesses and firms, solving environmental problems and protecting the environment while at the same time encouraging eco-
nomic growth. NEIA has tasked itself with concentrating on five key areas to support its members: Firm level supports to drive business growth, training tailored to environmental sector employees, tools to encourage and foster productivity and innovation, export and international trade guidance and leadership on policy and advocacy issues.