Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum, May 4, 2015
Getting serious about the business of climate change
Implications and opportunities for our businesses, our environment and our society
The Province of Ontario is about to launch a comprehensive strategy to address climate change – and environment and cleantech firms will be on the front lines of this effort. Hear from policy makers and senior executives, network with other leading companies, and find out how to identify and leverage opportunities in the years to come. Read more...
Environment and cleantech companies rock Guelph curling bonspiel
On March 24, teams from more than a dozen companies came out to the Guelph edition of ONEIA’s popular “Break the Ice on the Ice” business and networking curling bonspiel. The Guelph Curling Club played host to more than 50 curlers who enjoyed an afternoon “learn to curl” clinic, followed by a three-game, six-end bonspiel. Read more...
For photos of the event please CLICK HERE
ONEIA shares concerns with City of Toronto on Brownfields
ONEIA’s active Brownfields Committee continued to work on behalf of our members in this key issue, meeting with representatives of the city of Toronto late in 2014 to share or concerns about changes to its policies regarding how “contaminated lands” are conveyed to the City.
The group followed up its meeting with a letter outlining our position, noting that while the new policy is making progress, more work needs to be done . To read a copy of the letter, click here.
Inspiring dialogue at Environment Industry Day 2014
On November 18, 2014, ONEIA held its 14th edition of Environment Industry Day, our annual day of dialogue with MPPs at the Ontario legislature.
The day began with a breakfast address by Minister of Environment and Climate Change The Hon. Glen Murray. Read more
For photos of the event please click here
RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted Big Data Seminar
On October 8th, the RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted a Growing Your Business Seminar on Big Data to help entrepreneurs learn how Big Data will change their business and offer unprecedented opportunities in the coming years. Read more and view full presentations
ONEIA September Newsletter
The September edition of the ONEIA newsletter is now live and available for download. CLICK HERE to begin reading the latest news from the environment and cleantech sector.
Soil event provokes discussion, networking
ONEIA hosted a half-day event on September 9 that looked at regulatory and practical issues around soil management in Ontario. A capacity crowd of more than 100 people from a range of firms heard from representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, as well as read more...
Presentations are available here
ONEIA's Excess Soils Working Group asked to provide input
The Excess Soils Working Group (a subgroup of ONEIA’s Brownfields Committee) has been asked by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to bring together a small group of industry professionals to provide policy input. The group will offer feedback on Excess Soils Management and Best Management Practices in an information exchange session that is being arranged for late September. Read more
Go Green on the Green 2014 - a successful day with a bit of everythingThe sold-out event started with a morning program, read more...
Business and Policy Forum a successThe 2014 edition of the Ontario Environment Industry Association’s annual Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum was a great success.
The event, held on April 23 at the Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, attracted more than 160 attendees from a range of environment firms, financial and investment companies and all levels of government. Read more... and view pictures of the day.
ONEIA's 2014-2015 Member Directory is here!
Members, politicians hail success of EID 2013
The 13th edition of ONEIA's annual Environment Industry Day (EID) was held on November 27, 2013 and received universally positive feedback.
ONEIA responds to proposed Great Lakes Strategy
Led by its Water Subcommittee, the Ontario Environment Industry Association has responded to the province's proposed Great Lakes Protection Strategy and accompanying Act. Read more...
For a copy of ONEIA's response, click here.